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Journeyman Electrician - CBOP

Job ID: 139

Job Location: Commencement Bay Lumber - Tacoma, WA

Reports To: Maintenance Superintendent

Salary/Hourly Rate: Start @ $28.43 +shift dif; $31.11 test qualified.


General Description:
Simpson Lumber Co. in Tacoma WA has an immediate opening for an experienced manufacturing electrician with strong PLC trouble shooting skills. Simpson provides a complete employer paid Health & Welfare package (life, medical, dental, vision), 401(k) savings plan with employer match, vacation, and holidays.

Working at Simpson means you will be working at one of the most modern sawmills in the US with a progressive employer that has a strong safety culture and a drug free environment.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.


Essential functions and responsibilities:
** Ensures operation of electrical systems and equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on AC Drives, DC Drives, conveyors, programmable controllers, HMIs, transformers, and machinery wiring; following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and other specifications; troubleshooting.
** Installs new machines and equipment by installing power supply wiring and conduit to and between machines and equipment; using hand tools and test equipment.
** Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
** Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
** Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
** Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

All candidates must be safety conscious, self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills, be experienced in working with other crafts, and have a desire to work in a market focused, team environment.


Qualifications – Required:
Minimum 2 - 3 years experience as a journeyman electrician in a mfg operation. Must have strong PLC troubleshooting skills. Applicants must be experienced in trouble shooting manufacturing electrical problems & breakdowns on computer optimized equipment. Applicant’s electrical knowledge and PLC trouble shooting skills will be tested. Applicants must pass an interview process, literacy test (reading & math), criminal background, reference check, and a chemical test.


Qualifications – Preferred:


Travel Required? No

Shift Hours: Shift work req'd - may include Sat or Sun


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.