Journeyman Electrician - Longview, WA

Employer: Weyerhaeuser

Job Description:
Weyerhaeuser’s premier world class state of the art lumber mill located in Longview, Washington has current openings for journey level Maintenance electricians with industrial experience. This is a bargaining unit position in the International Assn of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Woodworkers Lodge W536. The role requires strong PLC and trouble shooting skills (for example, Allen Bradley Rockwell knowledge is a plus).

We encourage electricians with commercial experience or licenses to apply and we will train otherwise qualified applicants.

Weyerhaeuser has had a Lumber mill in the area for almost a hundred years. Working at Weyerhaeuser is a career choice not just a job. Join our team and start your lifelong career today.

Weyerhaeuser provides a long-term career with unlimited opportunity and career growth within the company. Many of our employees have moved into leadership roles. Traditionally we’ve had limited downtime at Longview Lumber. Weyerhaeuser prides itself on consistent work availability. We have had many valued employees retire in the last few years and are looking to grow/expand our team.

Hourly wage is currently up to $38.725 including shift differential. Overtime is offered on a volunteer basis.

All safety equipment/PPE is supplied by the company including harnesses, vests, gloves, nonprescription safety glasses, hardhats, hearing protection, FR clothing, and many specialty items.

Company provided clean lunchrooms and restrooms.

There is reimbursement for prescription safety glasses and allotment for safety toed boots.

Weyerhaeuser Longview Lumber currently supplies specialty tools (meters, scopes, etc). We also offer continued training.

All candidates must be safety conscious, self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills, be experienced in working with other crafts, and have a desire to work in a market focused, team environment.

All candidates must be willing to work all shifts!

Key Functions:
Ability to understand, maintain and troubleshoot AC/DC motors, generators and associated machine controls including programmable controllers, computers and electronics used in a lumber manufacturing environment.
Diagnose and repair issues with motors, controllers, PLCs, reading blueprints, schematics and diagrams.
Provide PLC programming support (troubleshooting and upgrading), run conduit and wire/rewire systems.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
Prior industrial or manufacturing experience preferred
Good computer and network skills
Experience in variable speed AC & DC drives
Successful candidates must be willing to work any shift
Have the ability & willingness to perform the essential physical functions of the position. (These positions require the willingness and ability to work at heights as well as climbing stairs, lift up to 50 pounds, to work in an environment containing wood dust and extreme heat or cold)
About Weyerhaeuser

We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.

We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.

About Wood Products:

We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.

For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team.

Contact Person: Theresa Davis
Phone: (360) 355 3801
Email: [email protected]
Location: Longview, WA
Application Method: Application
Base Pay: $38.72/hr

Posted on July 19, 2022

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