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Weyerhaeuser Industrial Electrical Instrumentation Technician in Columbia Falls, Montana

Weyerhaeuser is currently offering a $3,000 hiring bonus (additional details provided at time of interview/offer)!

Weyerhaeuser is seeking individuals who are committed to safety, have a positive attitude, excellent work ethic and a desire to work in a manufacturing facility. Weyerhaeuser’s Montana Wood Products is currently looking for an Industrial Electrical Instrumentation Technician to join our Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) manufacturing facility in Columbia Falls, MT. A qualified candidate would have a thorough comprehensive knowledge of electrical equipment, processes and techniques to safely repair, modify, install and maintain the facility and high-tech manufacturing equipment.

At Weyerhaeuser, we offer positions with on-the-job training, continued growth potential and a career limited only by you. We continually strive to develop and promote talent from within while offering stable employment with excellent pay and benefits. Our manufacturing facilities are highly automated and utilize many leading-edge technologies in the wood products industry.

/Hourly pay rate is $40.48/

Key Functions:

  • Update and maintain instrument database on tag-by-tag basis to include instrument parameters, calibration history, and maintenance intervals
  • Follow plant policies and repair procedures along with insurer recommendations for removing, repairing, adjusting, and replacing components
  • Diagnose critical instruments per area and develop an accurate PM schedule based on asset criticality and insurer recommendations
  • Maintain Instrument shop spare parts inventory
  • Develop written instrument calibration procedures and standards
  • Respond and assist with emergency calls
  • Provide hands on training with electrical department
  • Update Field labeling and maintenance PM database (SAP) to include accurate device tag and channel information
  • Work with a team of electricians and millwrights to deliver preventative and routine maintenance
  • Assist other skilled workers in repairs and projects which may include bringing necessary tools and parts to the area they are needed
  • Design layout and installation of basic electrical controls.
  • Basic Industrial Electrical Construction based on NFPA 70 National Electric Code. This includes ability to layout, cut, bend and thread conduit and ability to size conductors and over current devices

  • Associate’s Degree in E.E.T. or equivalent education OR ISA Certified Control Technician OR minimum of five (5) years of experience in Industrial Electrical

  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in instrument calibration and verification required
  • High School Diploma or GED required

Additional Skills:

  • The ability to inspect, test, calibrate, maintain and repair process instrumentation and control equipment
  • Strong knowledge of PLC programming, scaling, and loop calibrations
  • Good understanding of single ended, differential, and isolated wiring methods
  • Understand regulatory requirements (radiation, steam, etc.)
  • Safety practices necessary for the work.
  • Understanding of methods, practices and equipment used in maintaining, repairing, testing and adjusting electro-mechanical, pneumatic, electronic and other types of recording, control, and measuring instruments
  • Analog and digital system fault diagnostic techniques and procedures
  • Principles underlying the construction and use of scientific instruments
  • Principles underlying the construction and use of chemistry and physics
  • ISA standards
  • Read and interpret analog equipment schematics, analog system network diagrams, plans, blueprints, and electrical wiring diagrams
  • Read and interpret recording charts, gauges, and other instruments
  • Learn the operation of special purpose scientific measuring devices and correct malfunctions and sources of error

Post Application Requirements

  • Successful completion of pre-employment background check and drug screen

About Wood Products
We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.
For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

About Weyerhaeuser
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
*We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. *

/Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team. /

Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction

Title: Industrial Electrical Instrumentation Technician

Location: MT-Columbia Falls

Requisition ID: 01019094