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

Job Description:

Alta Forest Products is the leader in the wood fencing industry, providing various types and styles of wood fencing products in cedar, fir, and stained "white" wood. We believe in innovation and providing employees with the necessary training, tools, and opportunities to create personal success and growth. We are looking for self-motivated individuals that strive for excellence in all aspects of their work, from pulling boards to supporting the members of their team.Summary

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 plan 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 completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring.

Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles and installs electrical conduit.

Pulls wiring through conduit.

Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, twisting or soldering wires together, 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 continuity of circuit 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.

Our benefits include best in industry:

Health, dental, and vision insurance


Short and long term disability insurance

Life insurance

Paid vacation

Paid holidays.

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 without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or creed, gender, disability, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation and gender identity. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.PI177666566

Keywords: Alta Forest Products, Seattle , Electrician, Professions , Shelton, Washington

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