Electrician - White Swan, WA

Employer: Yakama Forest Products

Job Description:
There are currently two (2) open positions 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.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 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.
 Implement and utilize YFP’s Core Values: Humility, Leader, Communication, Handworker,
Stewardship, and Core Focus.
 Implement and utilize YFP’s Core Values: Humility, Leader, Communication, Handworker,
Stewardship, and Core Focus.
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.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 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.
Demonstrate EOS Core Values: Stewardship, Communication, Humble, Hungry and Smart.
The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that
may be assigned but rather to give the applicant a general sense of the responsibilities and
expectations of his/her position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.

Contact Person:
Phone: (509) 945-0059
Email:
Location: White Swan, WA
Application Method: Call Mike (509) 945-0059 or apply on Indeed
Base Pay: $26/hr DOE

Posted on September 20, 2022

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