Journey Millwright - Oregon Journey Millwright Card 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 Millwright possesses an Oregon Industrial Journey Millwright certification and provides maintenance, installation, and operational services for manufacturing systems at the Collins Klamath Falls, Oregon location.


  • Comply with safety standards at all times and correct/report any observed safety hazards.
  • Troubleshoot, install, replace, and repair manufacturing systems by applying skills in:
    • welding/fabricating/fitting;
    • hydraulics and pneumatics;
    • rigging/lifting/setting;
    • machinery alignment and leveling;
    • blueprints and schematics;
    • carpentry, plumbing, and machining; and
    • concrete forming/pouring/finishing/layout.
  • Fabricate parts and assemble machinery as needed.
  • Detect developing mechanical issues and conduct preventive maintenance to reduce downtime and increase efficiencies.
  • Utilize the maintenance tracking system to track work orders and material requisitions to ensure parts are correct and available at time of need.
  • Clean and maintain working areas and equipment.
  • 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.

  • Possess an Oregon Industrial Journey Millwright Certification.
  • The individual's additional certifications must remain valid to maintain tier status.
  • Provide own tools to perform millwright activities.
  • 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.
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 $36.55 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

Salary36.55 Hour
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