Industrial Electrician

Inland Empire Paper Co | Millwood, WA

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Posted Date 6/10/2024
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Inland Empire Paper is a state of the art paper manufacturing facility located in Spokane, WA. We are seeking an experienced Industrial Electrician to plan and execute complex equipment maintenance.

Working with other Maintenance and Operations personnel the selected candidate must be able to safely and efficiently troubleshoot and repair process related challenges by testing, tuning, maintaining and repairing electrical equipment in a heavy industrial environment to include low and medium voltage AC and DC motors, motor controls, switchgear, variable frequency drives, and PLCs.

Job Description

$35.47 per hour journeyman rate. Inland Empire Paper Company is a state-of-the-art paper manufacturing facility in Spokane, Washington. We are seeking an experienced Industrial Electrician to plan and execute complex equipment maintenance.

Install, start-up, test, inspect, repair, program, tune, maintain and calibrate electrical equipment in heavy industrial environment including low, medium and high voltage, AC and DC motors, motor controls, switchgear, PLC's, VFD's and other heavy industrial equipment related to pulp and paper mill operations.

Tasks also include working with other Maintenance and Operations personnel to troubleshoot and repair process related challenges.


Ability to perform all work safely.

Can-do attitude.

2 year degree in Electrical Technology or equivalent experience and/or apprenticeship.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to perform essential functions of working in a heavy industrial environment (climbing ladders, climbing stairs, walking distances, working at heights, working in tight or enclosed spaces, inclement weather, temperature extremes).

Strong diagnostic skills and willingness to learn new equipment and procedures as needed.

Ability to read, understand and interpret blueprints, schematics, and technical manuals.

Familiarization with the National Electrical Code.

Medium voltage experience is preferred, but not required.

Washington EL01 or EL07 preferred but not required.

Additional Information

Journeyman pay rate is $35.47/hr. Additional pay up to $38.47 can be earned as skills/certifications are obtained.

4-10 day shift schedule, includes one weekend and one swing shift rotation every 5-6 weeks, with 6 days off prior to the weekend shift.

Less than journey-level skill and experience will be considered for well qualified candidates. Pay rates for apprenticeship levels range from $26.83 to $28.47.

Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability and Life Insurance available after 90 days of employment.

401k with company match after 1 year of employment.

New employees are subject to 180 day probationary period.

IEP is a smoke-free and drug-free (including cannabis-free) production facility operating 24 hours per day/365 days per year.

Hourly employees are subject to random drug testing.

All job offers and subsequent employment are contingent upon a medical physical, drug screen, and criminal background check.

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information are respected. Thank you to all applicants for your interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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