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Position Description:
Duties for this position include but are not limited to 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. Eligible candidates must successfully complete a pre-employment criminal history check and pre-employment drug screening.

Position Responsibilities:
-Repair, assembly, and preventive maintenance throughout mill as needed.
-Machine center troubleshooting. Repairing or replacing chains, belt conveyors, gearboxes/drive chains, hydraulics & pneumatics.
-Fabricating parts and assembling machinery as needed to include welding and general machine assembly.
-Clean shop and maintain proper housekeeping to promote a safe work environment.
-Possess a desire to learn operations of all related industry departments and their functions.
-General maintenance.
-Troubleshooting and repair Electrical and Mechanical issues.
-Computer knowledge and usage.
-Keeping track of parts used and filling out re-order sheets correctly.
-Keeping a daily log of jobs performed and turning in to supervisor daily.
-Must be willing to attend any training necessary to upgrade performance.
-Operate machinery in a safe manner so injury does not occur to operator or any employee in the area.
-Must be able to handle multiple projects effectively.

Position Qualifications:
-Two years’ of experience required.
-45 hour work week. Must be willing to work overtime or night and weekend shift as necessary.
-Must be proficient in ability to weld, cut, troubleshoot equipment and systems, maintain all working components, operate machinery, understand pneumatic and hydraulic systems, proficient use of all tools relate to the trade and possess good communication skills.
-Possess the necessary skills and working knowledge of mechanical operations in the industry required to operate maintenance tools and related machinery which may include hydraulics, manufacturing welding, electrical, fabrication, or maintenance mechanic.
-General knowledge of metals including cutting and welding.
-Follow Company lockout, safety, and work standards.
-Ability to follow written and oral instruction.
-Performing repair and maintenance of equipment while working in a variety of positions including standing, sitting, bending, twisting, kneeling, and squatting.
-Use of stairs and ladders to access to mills and equipment throughout the shift.
-Ability to carry up to 50 pounds for 100 feet in order to take tools and parts to areas needing service.
-Working at varying heights with use of required fall protection.
-Must be willing to train any employees as assigned by supervisor.

Environmental Conditions:
-Environment is typically dusty while working on the equipment due to wood fiber.
-Areas exist where floor surfaces are uneven.
-Ability to access equipment includes stairs, elevated catwalks, ladders, and powered manlifts. Access may also include climbing over equipment.
-Work takes place inside and outside buildings during all weather conditions, therefore variable temperatures occur.

$23.25 per hour with full benefits.

Job Closing Date:
Open until filled

Send Resumes to:
Jenica McGarva, 1600 Missouri Avenue, Lakeview, OR 97630
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Collins is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This facility is alcohol and tobacco free. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
Individuals with a disability, who need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process,
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Minimum Hourly Wage: $23.25

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: None
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Credit Check
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check