Journeyman Electrician - Port Townsend, WA

Employer: Port Townsend Paper Company

Job Description:
The Port Townsend Paper mill has been in continuous operation for over 85 years. We are proud of our extensive history and hope to continue growing with our community for many years to come.

We have built a strong and loyal customer base by developing and nurturing strategic partnership-style relationships. We produce sustainable solutions to our customers including kraft pulp, paper, containerboard, and specialty products by blending virgin and recycled fibers at our mill in Port Townsend, Washington. We strive to preserve the environment as well as be good neighbors and valued partners in the community.

Port Townsend Paper mill is dedicated to providing an engaging and positive work environment. Many of our employees have enjoyed working for the greater part of their careers; we have many employees with 20, 25, 30, even 35 years of service.

We currently have an opening for a Journey Electrician based out of our location in Port Townsend, Washington.

As a journeyman electrician, you will perform scheduled tasks & maintain mill equipment which includes the following:

Perform maintenance on mill equipment as scheduled.
Troubleshoot mill systems & equipment as needed.
Installation of new & rebuilt equipment.
Perform inspections & preventive maintenance tasks.
Share the load of overtime & call-ins as needed.
Training apprentices & other journeymen.

Competitive salary starting at $40.69/hour
Afternoon and graveyard shift differentials.
A comprehensive health care plan including prescription, vision care, life insurance, and dental plan
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
An exceptional retirement plan
Employee Assistance coverage with full services, including dietary and nutritional services, retirement planning, and support services.
2-5 weeks of vacations, pending years of service.
10 paid holidays per year
Free on-site parking
Opportunity for overtime
This is a union position.

Port Townsend Paper Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minimum Requirements

Education Level Required:

High school graduate or equivalent to (GED). Up to 2 years post-graduate schooling in some crafts. Completed apprenticeship program in craft line or equivalent experience.

Experience Required:

5 years in trade or 2 years at trade level

Knowledge/Skills Required:

Craft level skills, equipment-specific knowledge, proper handling procedures for chemical common to pulp & paper process. A basic level of skills in processes that may be outside of the primary craft’s core competency including cutting, metalworking, computer operation, rigging, and other skills common to maintenance activities. Ability to read electrical schematics, troubleshoot electrical equipment including motors and controllers. Ability to work and communicate within a small work team.

Physical Requirements to Perform the Duties of the Job (weight lifting, etc.)

Lift and carry 40 pounds.
Push and pull rolling carts with several hundred-pound loads.
Twisting and turning while executing the job.
Working in awkward positions.
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet our drug-free policy

Contact Person: Demi Wilcox
Phone: 360.379.2048
Location: Port Townsend, WA
Application Method: Resume
Base Pay: $40.69 per hour

Posted on June 08, 2022

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