Electrician - White Swan, WA

Employer: Yakama Forest Products

Job Description:
There is currently one (1) open position available at Yakama Forest Products for Electricians in our Maintenance Department. The electricians must be able to install and repair electrical systems, apparatus and electrical/electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications.

• Maintain and program AC/DC drives and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s). • Troubleshoot automated machinery for malfunctions or verify needed repairs. • May diagnose and replace faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment. • Regularly use test equipment and hand tools to diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components. • Perform physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit and moving and lifting heavy objects. • Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair and to ensure compliance with codes. • Working from ladders, scaffolds and roofs to install maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures. • Must follow all approved lockout and safe operating procedures when working on, clearing or otherwise placing self or others in a potentially hazardous situation. • Assist with maintenance during equipment repairs.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES • Thorough knowledge in PLC programming. • AC/DC drive programming, 12 volt to 12,470 volts AC/DC. • Ability to maintain motors, motor controls, conveyors, and PLC. • Ability to maintain and repair transformers, switchgears, cable boxes, and more. • Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC) • Must have the ability to problem solve, and maintain efficiency of the operation. • Must be able to take both written and verbal direction.
• Must be a self-starter, team player and possess a positive attitude and to regularly work independently.

• Two years’ experience as an electrician. • Good understanding of PLC programming and AC/DC programming and extensive motor control knowledge. • Must be able work Swing and/or Graveyard shifts and possible weekends. • Must be able to lift 45 pounds and greater. • Must possess good performance in work, safety, and attendance records. • Must be able to communicate and work with the Maintenance Supervisor and other departments to keep mill operating effectively and efficiently. • Must be able to use all tools required for electrical maintenance.

Contact Person:
Location: White Swan, WA
Application Method: Mail to: PO Box 489 White Swan WA 98952
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on September 03, 2019
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