Career Opportunities

Mechanic - Heavy Equipment

Burlington Division
Mount Vernon, WA
Close:  06/22/2018
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 Heavy Equipment Mechanic for our Burlington division.

About The Position
Perform preventative and routine maintenance on diesel/heavy equipment including: front-end loaders, forklifts, and excavators
Troubleshoot and repair mechanical defects
Conduct safety inspections of equipment and maintain maintenance records
Operate equipment as needed
Perform duties in a timely and efficient manner
Maintain work area appearance and safety
Work may consist of day or swing shift, with some overtime, weekend and holiday work during busy production times
Perform all job duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations

2 years’ diesel/heavy equipment mechanic experience required 
Working knowledge of both gasoline and diesel engines, equipment hydraulics, and electrical systems required
Proven prior experience working on various machines including the above mentioned equipment
Required to have own tools
All applicants must be at least age 18

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 
14353 McFarland Road
Mt Vernon, WA 98273
Wednesday through Friday from 8:30am 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, what it's like to build a career at Sierra Pacific Industries.