Career Opportunities

Millwright - Maintenance Technician

Burlington Division
Mount Vernon, WA
Close:  06/21/2017
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 is seeking a skilled Millwright to work collaboratively with our Burlington division team.

About The Position
We seek qualified applicants who possess at least 2 years’ verifiable experience (or equivalent education) in arc welding, cutting torch, and electric/manual hand tools for repairs. Duties include maintaining and repairing all mechanical parts and machinery in mill and operating crane, forklift, loader, and welding truck. Knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics is required, sawmill machine maintenance experience a plus. Must be able to recognize and correct all mechanical defects. Perform general maintenance in a safe and efficient manner and maintain a clean work area. Must have own tools. There is occasional heavy lifting and working in both hot and cold work environments. Work may consist of overtime, and weekend 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
14353 McFarland Road
Mt Vernon, WA 98273
Monday through Friday from 8:00am - 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.