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CAD Technician

Fabrication Shop - Shelton
Shelton, WA
Close Date:  Open
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Currently we are seeking a qualified CAD Tech to work collaboratively with our Fabrication Shop in Shelton, WA. Potentially an opportunity to become an entry level mechanical engineer for the right candidate.

About The Position
• Assist in the development and improvement of lumber processing equipment
• Turn engineering models into burn patterns, machine, fabrication, and assembly drawings
• Effectively model concepts and detailed designs using 3D modeling software
• Provide direction to assemblers and machinists and work proactively with them
• Provide recommendations and creative suggestions for solutions to problems
• Coordinate the activities relative to the development of new equipment

• 1-2 years’ experience in lumber industry or machine design preferred
• 1 year experience with SolidWorks or 3D modeling software
• Ability to continuously learn and improve knowledge of the industry and equipment
• Ability to focus on solutions rather than problems
• Excellent written, oral, and organizational skills
• Ability to handle multiple projects

Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan with low-cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance. In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses. Each year, the Foundation gives an average of $500,000 in scholarships.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team, please send a cover letter referencing this position and resume to:

Sierra Pacific Industries
Attn: Human Resources
421 South Front Street
Shelton WA 98584
(360) 427-8206

Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing, third-generation family-owned, forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With nearly 6,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers – for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2.4 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. Sierra Pacific adheres to E-verify to verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans. If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodation to complete the application process, please call 800-378-8001 or write to Sierra Pacific Industries at PO Box 496011, Redding, CA 96049.

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