Journey Electrician - License Required

Collins | Klamath Falls, OR

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Posted Date 7/01/2024
Description At Collins, we are committed to building a better world. As a family-owned company founded in 1855, this begins with our commitment to land and resource stewardship on our 370 thousand acres of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified forest lands. With operations in California, Oregon, and Pennsylvania, we manufacture softwood and hardwood lumber, particleboard, and hardboard siding.

Position Summary:

The Journey Electrician maintains, repairs, modifies, and installs electrical, instrument, and computer systems to ensure optimal operations.


  • Comply with safety standards at all times and correct/report any observed safety hazards (including NEC, NFPA 70E, LOTO and Arc Flash).
  • Install electrical systems as needed.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical problems occurring during manufacturing processes.
  • Check, service, repair or replace:
    • all types of A.C. circuits/D.C electrical systems;
    • C. and D.C. drives, controls, and motors;
    • electrical control devices;
    • wiring; and
    • components on control modular assemblies.
  • Write, update, and complete work orders and quick reports as needed.
  • Apply the theory and operation of PLCs, HMIs, and network communications to optimize operations.
  • Ensure all work is in accordance with relevant codes.
  • Guide apprentice electricians to:
    • perform electrical installations of machinery, electrical wiring, and fixtures;
    • follow electrical schematics and regulations;
    • understand electrical theory and mathematics; and
    • use the materials and tools of the electrical trade.
  • Communicate with and listen to Electrical Supervisor and other Journey Electricians, and Electrical Apprentices with the desire to work as an effective team.
  • Perform additional duties as required by supervisor.
  • On-site attendance is essential to effectively perform the listed duties and responsibilities.
  • If lead status is awarded, the individual will act as a functional expert and serve as a point of contact in the area of responsibility; assist the supervisor with daily reports and crew member assignments; and provide training. Additionally, based on the needs of the department/supervisor, leads may be required to maintain inventory levels and coordinate work with vendors and contractors.
Position Requirements: Must meet position requirements to be considered a candidate for this position.

  • Hold and maintain an Oregon Journey Electrician license.
  • The individual's additional certifications must remain valid to maintain tier status.
  • Ability to follow all company, state and federal safety rules when performing required job duties.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal history check and a pre-employment drug screening.
  • Provide own tools to perform electrical activities.
Environmental Conditions:

May be exposed to dust, noise, trip hazards, and variable temperatures and weather conditions.

Required Personal Protective Equipment:

Individuals must be willing to wear the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times. Positions may require additional PPE at specific times. Examples of PPE which may be required include high visibility garments, hand protection, eye protection, hearing protection, a hard hat, foot protection, and a face shield.

Wages (per CBA):

  • Earn up to $39.77 per hour through our journeyman training program + applicable shift differential up to $1.25/hr. Full health insurance paid by the company. Retirement: Employer also contributes 4% of employees (your) gross wages to a defined contribution savings plan (401k) and $1.75/hr - IAM Pension Contribution Paid by the Company.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary39.77 Hour
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