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Mechanical Engineering Tech

Company: Alta Forest Products LLC
Location: Chehalis
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Background:Alta Forest Products is the world's largest producer of wood fence boards, specializing in Western Red Cedar and other premium species found in the Pacific and Inland Northwest forests. In addition to producing fence boards and pallet stock lumber, Alta's zero-wood-waste sawmills produce by-products such as wood chips, sawdust, mulch and bio-fuel. Headquartered in centrally-located Chehalis, Washington, Alta operates fence board sawmills in four other rural communities in the region: Morton, WA; Shelton, WA; Amanda Park, WA, and Naples, ID.The Role: As a Mechanical Engineering Technician, your role would be to collect all legacy cad data from each of the mill sites and develop comprehensive site maps for each location. These site maps will include all utilities, topographic detail, building locations, and processing equipment locations. In addition to the site maps, the candidate will be an integral contributor to developing a document control system utilizing SolidWorks Vault for the site maps, legacy data, and future drawings and modeling databases.The individual in this position will report to the Corporate Project Manager and is responsible for a number of specific tasks but not limited to the outlined belowResponsibilities:

  • Create and maintain site maps for all locations, utilizing legacy project data including civil and mechanical layouts of all equipment on-site.
  • Designated technical and mechanical design resource for the creation of drawings for maintenance projects performed by in-house maintenance crews.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    • Secondary degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution with 3+ years field experience.
    • Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to conceptualize and create mechanical designs.
    • Proficiency in using Solidworks modeling, 2D & 3D CAD design software. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is beneficial.
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
    • Organized and detail-oriented.
    • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of employees, including production personnel, mill management, and senior leaders.Work Environment This role will operate in both a professional office, log yards, and sawmill sites. While performing the duties of this job, employees may be exposed to moving mechanical parts.Position Type/Travel This is a full-time position, Monday, through Friday. Occasional weekend work may be required as projects or job duties demand. Travel is expected for this position, as it will combine a mixture of in-office and fieldwork to support all four NW mills.Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile.
      • The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers, and co-workers.
      • This position requires the occasional use of basic hand tools
      • This position requires standing, sitting, walking, bending, kneeling, and stooping for long lengths of time.Alta Forest Products is an equal opportunity employer. It considers all applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or creed, gender, disability, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Small company, big opportunity! Growing & investing in employees and mills, Alta aims to be an industry leader in both product quality and employee experience.PI177052858

Keywords: Alta Forest Products LLC, Tacoma , Mechanical Engineering Tech, Engineering , Chehalis, Washington

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