Electrician - Career Fair Sept 19th! - Vancouver, WA

Employer: Western Forest Products

Job Description:
We’re having a Career fair!

Bring your resume to the Hampton Inn & Suites | 315 SE Olympia Dr. Vancouver, WA, September 19th from 3pm to 7pm. Our recruitment team will be screening for multiple openings on our production team. Positions include but are not limited to: Entry Team Members, Forklift and Log Yard Operators, Electricians, and multiple administrative positions.


Are you looking for a career and not “just a job”? Then this could be the right place for you! We are hiring for a fully experienced Electrician at our Columbia Vista Sawmill in Vancouver, WA.

We offer opportunities for growth and a long-term career, an energetic team-oriented environment, and most importantly a safe workplace. If you’re the type of person who likes to come to work, breathe the fresh air, learn new skills, and go home feeling like you’ve accomplished something, then this could be a great fit for you.

Our total rewards offering includes:

Hourly wage rate up to $42.21/ hour.
Dental and Medical Benefits; employee premiums for base plan are 100% paid for by WFP
401(k) retirement savings plan
Opportunities for cross-training and advancement
Shifts: This is a full-time hourly position as part of the Maintenance Department. Preference will be given to candidates available for a variety of shifts including, days, afternoons, graveyards, and weekends, depending on the operational needs.

Successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing as well as background checks.

*$2500 Hiring Bonus Available. Conditions apply, more information upon application*


The Electrician is part of the maintenance team and contributes to overall maintenance of the facility. Key responsibilities include:

Perform various tasks related to the electrical trade;
Troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment;
Provide Allen Bradley PLC programming support (troubleshooting and upgrading); run conduit and wire/rewire systems;
Assist in performing Millwright work as needed including metal fabrication, mechanical drives repair, preventive maintenance inspections and lubrication;
Assist with operation and provide operator relief for operation of process equipment;
Knowledge with VFDs and Soft Starters (Allen Bradley, Toshiba, Hitachi); and
Demonstrated commitment to safety and safe work practices and contribute to safety improvement efforts mill wide.

Minimum of 4 years working in a manufacturing/industrial environment, preferably wood products;
High School Diploma/GED or higher;
Formal training as an electrician, General Electrician (01) license preferred or Non Residential Electrician (07) certification acceptable;
Good working knowledge of computers and process control equipment;
Stable, verifiable work history with demonstrated commitment to safety;
These positions require the willingness and ability to work at heights, climbing stairs and ladders, lift up to 50 pounds, work in an environment containing wood dust and in hot or cold environments, and perform the essential functions of the position.

Western Forest Products is a leading forest products company that manufactures high-quality wood products and sustainably manages forests. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia with operations in the coastal region of B.C. and Washington State, Western meets the needs of customers worldwide with a specialty wood products focus and diverse product offering. Our large investment in manufacturing and progressive approach to safe and sustainable forestry practices ensures the health and prosperity of our business, forests and communities for generations to come.

At Western Forest Products, we believe our most significant asset is our people. Investing in our people brings value and success to our business, ensuring a safe, engaged, productive and continuously improving workplace. We offer challenging opportunities working alongside the best in the industry to meet your career and professional development goals while providing competitive total rewards and recognition.

We offer rewarding, impactful careers and we encourage all who share our goal of Defining a Higher Standard® to apply.


Contact Person: Scott Sesser
Phone: (360) 210-9722
Email: hrteam@westernforest.com
Location: Vancouver, WA
Application Method: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=d80ed826-3329-46ac-a0d2-ab903a8f9140&ccId=835969778_2057&jobId=328539&lang=en_US&source=CC4
Base Pay: Up to $42.21/ hour

Posted on August 30, 2022

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