WEYERHAEUSER - Industrial Electrical Instrumentation Technician - Columbia Falls, MT

Employer: Weyerhaeuser

Job Description:
We are currently offering a hiring/retention bonus of $1500 to be paid out in 3 installments over 12 months!

Weyerhaeuser is seeking individuals who are committed to safety, have a positive attitude, excellent work ethic and a desire to work in a manufacturing facility. Weyerhaeuser’s Montana Wood Products is currently looking for an Industrial Electrical Instrumentation Technician to join our Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) manufacturing facility in Columbia Falls, MT. A qualified candidate would have a thorough comprehensive knowledge of electrical equipment, processes and techniques to safely repair, modify, install and maintain the facility and high-tech manufacturing equipment.

At Weyerhaeuser, we offer positions with on-the-job training, continued growth potential and a career limited only by you. We continually strive to develop and promote talent from within while offering stable employment with excellent pay and benefits. Our manufacturing facilities are highly automated and utilize many leading-edge technologies in the wood products industry.

Key Functions:
Update and maintain instrument database on tag-by-tag basis to include instrument parameters, calibration history, and maintenance intervals
Follow plant policies and repair procedures along with insurer recommendations for removing, repairing, adjusting, and replacing components
Diagnose critical instruments per area and develop an accurate PM schedule based on asset criticality and insurer recommendations
Maintain Instrument shop spare parts inventory
Develop written instrument calibration procedures and standards
Respond and assist with emergency calls
Provide hands on training with electrical department
Update Field labeling and maintenance PM database (SAP) to include accurate device tag and channel information
Work with a team of electricians and millwrights to deliver preventative and routine maintenance
Assist other skilled workers in repairs and projects which may include bringing necessary tools and parts to the area they are needed
Design layout and installation of basic electrical controls.
Basic Industrial Electrical Construction based on NFPA 70 National Electric Code. This includes ability to layout, cut, bend and thread conduit and ability to size conductors and over current devices
Associate’s Degree in E.E.T. or equivalent education OR ISA Certified Control Technician OR minimum of five (5) years of experience in Industrial Electrical
A minimum of three (3) years of experience in instrument calibration and verification required
High School Diploma or GED required

Additional Skills:
The ability to inspect, test, calibrate, maintain and repair process instrumentation and control equipment
Strong knowledge of PLC programming, scaling, and loop calibrations
Good understanding of single ended, differential, and isolated wiring methods
Understand regulatory requirements (radiation, steam, etc.)
Safety practices necessary for the work.
Understanding of methods, practices and equipment used in maintaining, repairing, testing and adjusting electro-mechanical, pneumatic, electronic and other types of recording, control, and measuring instruments
Analog and digital system fault diagnostic techniques and procedures
Principles underlying the construction and use of scientific instruments
Principles underlying the construction and use of chemistry and physics
ISA standards
Read and interpret analog equipment schematics, analog system network diagrams, plans, blueprints, and electrical wiring diagrams
Read and interpret recording charts, gauges, and other instruments
Learn the operation of special purpose scientific measuring devices and correct malfunctions and sources of error

Post Application Requirements:
Successful completion of pre-employment background check and drug screen
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.

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.

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: Nick Sparagna
Phone: 406-897-8003
Email: [email protected]
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Application Method: Apply Online
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Posted on February 14, 2023

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