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Collins Pine Company is looking to hire a Journey Millwright for their mill location in Lakeview, OR.

Wage Rate:

  • $33.30 per hour, DOE plus full benefit package.

Position Summary

Use expertise in a variety of mechanical fields to troubleshoot, install, replace and repair manufacturing systems in a heavy industrial manufacturing plant.  Must be familiar with preventive maintenance, lubrication, machinery maintenance, hydraulic, air and steam applications, and proficient in welding.

Position Requirements

  • Possess a current Oregon Journey Millwright Card.
  • Communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, vendors and contract personnel.
  • Ability to treat others with dignity and respect in a variety of settings.
  • Complete assigned work orders.
  • Proactively support innovation and change.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in verbal and written communications.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Proficient in computer skills.
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Possess the ability to lead problem-solving work sessions if asked.
  • Must pass drug screen and background check.
  • Willing to work any shift, some of which require weekend work.
  • Ability to safely work at heights as required.
  • Ability to read and apply mechanical schematics and equipment manuals.
  • Applicants will be given applicable aptitude tests.
  • Must be able to perform basic arithmetic.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and understand English.
  • Must be a positive, proactive self-starter who works equally well alone as well as with others. Must have a desire to continually improve professionally and have a willingness to apply ones knowledge and skills to the betterment of the operating unit.
  • Able to learn new technology as it is introduced on the plant site and be able to transfer the knowledge to others, including supervision, production and maintenance personnel.

Physical Requirements

  • Must have good eye/hand coordination.
  • Regularly ascend/descend stairs and ladders to carry out daily duties.
  • Ability to regularly work around moving machinery, in indoor and outdoor conditions that include inclement weather (cold, heat and humidity) as well as high noise levels.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, twist, stand, walk, climb, kneel, carry heavy items; pushing and pulling of weights of up to 100 pounds.
  • Able to work in tight/cramped spaces and confined space environments.
  • Ability to access equipment includes stairs, elevated catwalks, ladders, and powered man lifts. Access may also include climbing over equipment.
  • Regularly work on the equipment in an environment that is typically dusty due to wood fiber.

Position Responsibilities

  • Ability to work in a safe manner and comply with all policies and regulations.
  • Install machinery according to layout plans and blueprints.
  • General repair and maintenance of plant mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.
  • Use hoists, lift trucks, hand tools, and power tools.
  • Dismantle machinery, assemble and install equipment such as shafting and conveyors.
  • Ability to proficiently cut and weld.
  • Ability to work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.
  • Read and understand service and technical manuals.
  • Identify opportunities for automation to support continuous process improvement and plant safety initiatives.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and lubricate machines and equipment.
  • Work effectively and safely in a production environment, being flexible and completing deadlines on a short notice.
  • Communicate issues on a daily basis to the maintenance supervisor, operations supervisor and other maintenance personnel.
  • Write, update, and complete work orders as needed.



Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well


Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help



High School or better.



Oregon Journey Millwright Card Required)

To Apply:

Please visit the following link to apply for this position:

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Oregon Journey Millwright Card

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 33