Career Opportunities

Millwright - Maintenance Technician

Centralia Division
Centralia, WA
Close:  07/11/2018
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Sierra Pacific Industries started in 1949 with one sawmill in Humboldt, CA. Since that time, we have grown to be one of the largest lumber and millwork producer in the U.S., employing nearly 5,000 crew members. Sierra Pacific continues to be a company where its employees are proud to work at state-of-the-art facilities and others strive to become part of the team.

Sierra Pacific Industries has a great opportunity for an experienced Millwright Maintenance Technician to work collaboratively with our Centralia division team.

About The Position 
• Maintain and repair all mechanical parts and machinery in mill 
• Operate acetylene cutting torch, inner shield wire feed welders, air arc equipment, metal cutting band saw, angle grinder, drill press, and forklift
• Perform general maintenance in a safe and efficient manner and maintain a clean work area

• 2 years' recent verifiable related work history required
• Must be able to recognize, report, and repair mechanical defects
• Proficient in welding, cutting, and brazing
• Basic electrical knowledge required, hydraulic experience is preferred
• Industrial maintenance experience is a plus
• Must be able to work from blueprints/plans, sketches, and verbal instructions
• Must have own tools
• There is occasional heavy lifting and working in both hot and cold work environments
• Work may consist of overtime, weekend and holiday work during busy production times

Why Join Our Team? 
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, we give 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 at:

Sierra Pacific Industries 
3115 Kuper Road
Centralia, WA 98531
Monday through Friday 8:00am to 3:00pm


Sierra Pacific Industries is a third generation family-owned company based in Northern California. Sierra Pacific owns and sustainably manages nearly 2 million acres of timberland in California 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 utilizes nearly 100% of every piece of wood we bring to our mills. In fact, the small amount that isn’t turned into windows, millwork, lumber, or landscaping material is actually converted into electricity in our seven biomass-fueled power plants.

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. We 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.

Hear from our valued SPI family, in their own words and through their own stories, what it's like to build a career at Sierra Pacific Industries.