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Electrician - Industrial

Quincy Sawmill
Quincy, CA
Close Date:  08/03/2024
Job Type: Full-Time
Up to $1,500 hiring bonus!
Industrial Electricians earn between $39.01 and $43.76 per hour
We train and promote from within
Excellent low-cost health benefits
Retirement plan with employer-paid contributions
Paid vacation and 10 holidays


At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us. We are a third-generation family-owned company that has grown to be one of the largest lumber and millwork producers in the United States. Our more than 6,000 employees are proud to work at our state-of-the-art sawmills and other facilities, including: manufacturing, custom wood-framed windows, fabrication, millwork, veneer, cogeneration, trucking, forestry, and other operations.

Our division in the beautiful mountain town of Quincy, California is seeking a qualified Industrial Electrician to perform building and maintenance electrical work. Nestled along the Sierra Nevada Mountain range, Quincy was named #7 among the most beautiful and charming small towns in Northern California, as well as #8 on the list of America's Coolest Small Towns. Come live, work, and play in this beautiful outdoor community!

About The Position
• Install, maintain, and repair electrical systems and equipment in manufacturing facility
• Maintain all components required to control machinery, including switches, sensors, programmable logic controllers, variable frequency drives, and operate interface units
• Recognize and effectively identify hazards and correct electrical defects
• Perform preventative maintenance on all electrical systems and equipment
• Inspect and maintain motors, switches, junction boxes, switch panels, circuit breakers, transformers, fuse panels, and lighting
• Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and electrical specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical installations
• Install electrical conduit and pull wire
• Maintain efficiency and safety of all plant electrical circuits, assembles, and equipment
• Troubleshoot and install encoders, linear transducers, vision systems, and other advanced sensors
• Identify and help implement process improvements to optimize performance and production
• Effectively troubleshoot issues for best resolution while staying calm in stressful situations
• Communicate effectively, comprehend, and follow complicated verbal and written instructions
• Perform general maintenance in a safe and efficient manner and maintain a clean work area
• Work may consist of overtime during busy production times

Qualifications
• 2 years’ recent verifiable related work history or equivalent education
• Understanding of industrial electrical safety, MCCs, three-phase power, running conduit, lighting, electrical, and hydraulic systems required
• Familiarity with programmable logic controllers and their programming, preferable
• Read and understand blueprints and circuit diagrams

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 (including medical, dental, and vision) with low-cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company-paid Life Insurance. Every year since 1979, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided an average of $500,000 in scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team,
please apply in person Monday through Friday from 7am to 5pm at:
Sierra Pacific Industries
1538 Lee Road
Quincy, CA 95971

Can’t make it in? Let's talk!
(530) 283-2820

or apply online and view all our career opportunities at: spi.careers


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

About Our Company
Sierra Pacific Industries started in 1949 and has grown to be one of the largest lumber and millwork producers in the U.S., employing more than 6,000 crew members. Sierra Pacific continues to be a company where its employees are proud to work at state-of-the-art sawmills and other facilities and others strive to become part of the team.

We are a third-generation family-owned company based in Northern California. Sierra Pacific owns and sustainably manages more than 2.4 million acres of timberland in California, Oregon, and Washington. We are growing forests for our future, planting over 6 million new trees every year. Our forests are managed under a 100-year plan by Registered Professional Foresters, Wildlife Biologists, Botanists, and other professionals.

Sierra Pacific effectively uses nearly 100% of every piece of wood we bring to our facilities. In fact, any small amount that isn't turned into hand-crafted doors and windows, millwork, lumber, or landscaping material is converted into electricity in our seven biomass-fueled power plants.

We are proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our drug-free and tobacco-free policies. As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We use E-verify to verify the social security number and work authorization of all newly hired employees. 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 www.spi-ind.com/AboutUs.

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.