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Cogen Operator

Aberdeen Division
Aberdeen, WA
Close Date:  Open
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Wages range from $25.88 to $32.70 per hour
We train and promote from within
Excellent low-cost health benefits
Retirement plan with employer-paid contributions
Paid vacation and holidays

About The Position
• Full understanding of all systems including: fuel, air, water, ash control, interlock, sensors, bypass systems, and turbine generator
• Will be required to learn and operate rolling equipment including forklifts and front-end loaders
• Test water and adjust chemicals
• Maintain a steady flow of fuel to the boiler
• Mix fuel to achieve best emissions and monitor emission system
• Keep an accurate logbook
• Recognize and repair minor mechanical defects and assist with repairs
• Critically think and problem solve in various situations
• Communicate clearly with boiler, dry kiln, trucking, and maintenance personnel

• 3-5 years of co-gen or boiler operation experience required
• Understanding of co-gen or boiler operation and mechanical systems

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 apply in person
Monday through Friday from 9am to 3pm at:

Sierra Pacific Industries
301 Hagara Street
Aberdeen, WA 98520

Can’t make it in? Let's talk!
(360) 209-6871

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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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