Journeyman Millwright - JPOP
Simpson - Shelton, WA

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Simpson Lumber Co., Johns Prairie Operation, Shelton, WA, has an immediate opening for an experienced manufacturing Journeyman Millwright. Starting rate $26.78 per hour. Simpson provides a competitive benefits package which includes medical/dental, vacation, paid holidays, and 401k savings plan with employer match.

Working at Simpson means you will be working with a progressive employer with a strong safety culture and a drug free environment.

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.

Essential functions and responsibilities:
Responsible for safely performing the following:

-Machine center troubleshooting, repair, assembly and preventative maintenance;
-Fabricate equipment and make modifications;
-Repair or replace chains; belt conveyors; gear boxes/drive chains;
-Hydraulics & pneumatics;
-Using power tools.

Qualifications – Required:
* Minimum 5 years millwright experience * Must have a high school diploma or equivalent * Welding, fabrication, general machine assembly and machine alignment experience * Must have experience in hydraulic and pneumatic systems * Ability to read and interpret drawings and blueprints. * Must be able to handle multiple projects effectively. * Must have excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills. * Must demonstrate willingness and ability to learn new jobs & skills. * Must have excellent listening & communications skills * Ability to demonstrate open, honest and regular exchange of information and treat all employees with respect and dignity * Must be team oriented; puts team's needs ahead of individual interests and works to develop trust and respect; * Takes initiative to identify and solve issues and accepts personal accountability for team's plans and results * Successful candidates must be willing to work any shift * Must have the willingness and ability to work at heights as well as climbing stairs * Lift up to 50 pounds * Must possess ability to work in an environment containing wood dust and extreme heat or cold * Ability & willingness to perform the essential physical functions of the position

Qualifications – Preferred:
Sawmill experience.

Travel Required? No

Shift Hours: Days, Swing, or Weekend