Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (Millwright) (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  Idaho Forest Group

  Laclede, Idaho, United States

Built on Tradition

From its Coeur d'Alene, Idaho headquarters, the closely held, family-owned company continues to be "Idaho Grown" and the first recipient of the Idaho Pacesetter Award.  The company is now one of America's largest lumber producers, with capacity for nearly one billion board feet per year and markets around the globe.  The company founders hold high standards when it comes to product, process and company objectives.  This is a healthy, growing company – big enough for its national and international markets, but with hometown ethics and pride in a job well done. Excellence is the goal in caring for our team members, customers, and natural resources.


Job Description 
Maintain and keep all machines and equipment in a clean, safe and efficient operating condition to obtain uptime/runtime goals. Must perform duties on all equipment including but not limited to: cleaning, rigging, hoisting, dismantling, erecting, fabricating, installing, assembling, lining, adjusting, troubleshooting, specking of parts for repairing of machines, power shafting, hydraulics, pulleys, conveyor systems or any other duties/task as assigned.

Key Responsibilities
• Effectively assess preventative and predictive maintenance issues in sawmill/planer operations
• Diagnose problems and repair equipment
• Inspect and test run equipment after maintenance has been performed
• Align machines and equipment to required specifications 
• Monitor inventory of replacement parts

Skills and Knowledge 

• High school diploma or equivalent and valid driver's license
• 2 years training in Welding, Hydraulics, and Pneumatics in a vocational or technical post-secondary program or equivalent experience
• Minimum of 3 years general millwright experience
• Prefer 3 years timber industry maintenance experience preferred
• Knowledge of computerized maintenance systems
• Must be proficient in all aspects of the maintenance position including but not limited to these six categories: 
   1) Safety /Rigging/Lubrication
   2) Welding: Gas & Arc
   3) Power Transmission/Gear Boxes
   4) Print Reading/Construction/Fabrication 
   5) Hydraulics/Air/Steam/Water
   6) Machinery Installation/Alignment

Must be proficient in welding (must pass welding test) and proficient in the use of trade tools (must supply own tools). Must work safely and follow company safety policies and procedures. Must understand and follow lock out/tag out policies for each job and task. Must be able to work overtime on short notice and holidays, as this is the opportune time to work on equipment. Must properly use the Computerized Maintenance Management System and Preventative systems.

Total Rewards

We understand the value of our team members and how each and every one plays such a vital role in the day to day success of Idaho Forest Group.  Idaho Forest Group looks for driven people with strong work ethics, morals and values.  When we find them, we want to keep them.  Therefore, we offer competitive total rewards compensation.

Idaho Forest Group has a wide range of benefits including Health Care coverage, Flexible Spending accounts, Annual Incentive Plan, Wellness programs, Life and Disability protection, 401(k) benefits, PTO, Holiday pay, Family and Self Care Leave, Scholarships, and more.  We value a good balance between career and personal life and encourage a healthy lifestyle.