Career Opportunities


Fabrication Shop - Shelton
Shelton, WA
Close:  02/06/2018
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 producers 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 is seeking a qualified Machinist for our Shelton Fabrication Shop.  

About The Position
Working with a team focused on developing cutting edge projects 
Maintain and repair all mechanical parts and machinery in mill 
Use cutting torch in order to fabricate, modify, and repair parts
Effectively work from plans, sketches, and verbal directions
The work is fast paced and can, at times, be demanding
There is heavy lifting and working in both hot and cold work environments
Work may consist of day or swing shift work, with some overtime and holiday work during busy production times

3 years’ recent, verifiable machinist experience 
Able to effectively run a manual mill and manual lathe
Familiar with speeds and feeds
Demonstrated ability to consistently hit tight tolerances (+/- .001) or better when needed
Proven understanding of bearing fits
Familiar with machining steel (A36, 1045, 4140), aluminum, and plastics
All applicants must be at least age 18 and have own tools

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 apply, please apply in person at:

Sierra Pacific Industries
421 S. Front Street
Shelton, WA 98584
Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm 

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, regarding what it's like to build a career at Sierra Pacific Industries.