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Electrician Weekend Shift

Company: Alta Forest Products LLC
Location: Aberdeen
Posted on: March 15, 2023

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: Morton, WA; Shelton, WA; Amanda Park, WA; and Naples, ID.

The Role:
Journeyman Industrial Electricians are an essential part of sawmill operations, ensuring that electrical equipment is in proper working condition and that mill production is maximized. This position will assist in planning layouts, installation, and repairing wiring of electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment. The qualified candidate will hold a Journeyman's license or equivalent. 3rd and 4th-year electrical apprentices will also be considered, depending on experience.

Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly hazardous and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes.
Prepares sketches showing the location of wiring and equipment or follows diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before the completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring.
Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles and installs electrical conduit.
Pulls wiring through conduit.
Splice wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, twisting or soldering wires, and applying tape or terminal caps.
Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment.
Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels.
Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads.
Tests circuit continuity to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components with testing instruments such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope.
Observes the functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and the need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.
Repairs faulty equipment or systems.
Cuts and welds steel structural members.
PLC programming.
Troubleshoots electrical issues or ways to improve mill functionality.
Other duties as assigned

Work Environment
This role may operate in a professional office, log yards, and sawmill. While performing the duties of this job, employees will be exposed to machinery and moving mechanical parts. This position will often be exposed to noise, hazards, airborne particulates, and temperature changes.

Position Type/Travel/Schedule
This is a full-time position, and overtime work may be required as projects or job duties demand.
Friday - Monday 5:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Physical Demands
An employee must meet the physical demands described here to perform this job's essential functions successfully. Reasonable accommodation may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile.
This position requires the occasional use of basic hand tools
This position requires standing, sitting, walking, bending, kneeling, and stooping for extended lengths of time.

Benefits & Pay

Pay: $34.50-$41.00 per hour DOQ
Pay Differential for Swing, Graveyard, and Weekend Shifts
Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Employee and Family Life Insurance
Paid time off, Vacation, Holiday, Sick Leave
Referral program
Retirement Savings Plan
Short Term & Long-Term Disability Plans
Voluntary Benefit Programs like Pet, Illness, and Accident Insurance


Qualifications for this position include:

Modeling, implementing, and complying with all company safety rules and industry standards
Utilize troubleshooting skills to assist in designing and repairing electrical systems
Understanding and working with
Three-phase systems
Temposonic linear positions
Variable Frequency Drives * Troubleshooting with Allen Bradly PLC processors, series 5, 500, and 5000
Bending and working with RMC, IMC, and EMT conduit
Must be able to use and interpret the NEC codebook.

Preference will be given to applicants with the following:

Sawmill experience.
Experience with hydraulics, welding, and pneumatics.
Familiarity with sawmill optimization and scanning equipment.

General Requirements:

Ability to work in a physically demanding environment, including climbing and heavy lifting.
Be willing to work weekends and holidays
Be willing to work both indoors and outdoors, in all weather conditions.
Must be 18 or older.
Is trustworthy and self-motivated.

Alta Forest Products is an equal opportunity employer. It considers all applicants regardless of 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 product quality and employee experience.PI207439173

Keywords: Alta Forest Products LLC, Tacoma , Electrician Weekend Shift, Professions , Aberdeen, Washington

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