Career Opportunities

Mechanic - Heavy Equipment

Shelton Division
Shelton, WA
Close:  01/05/2019
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

And, what does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing third-generation family-owned forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.
  
With over 5,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers – for everyone!  We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at http://www.spi-ind.com/Home/AboutUs/.

Currently, we are seeking a qualified Heavy Equipment Mechanic for our division based in Shelton, WA.

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

Qualifications 
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
Must be able to pass drug test
All applicants must be at least age 18

Why Join Our Team? 
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

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, apply in person at:

Sierra Pacific Industries
421 S. Front Street
Shelton, WA 98584
(360) 427-8200
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, what it's like to build a career at Sierra Pacific Industries.