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Weyerhaeuser PdM Specialist - Kalispell Lumber in Kalispell, Montana

Weyerhaeuser is seeking a PdM Specialist for our Kalispell Lumber operations. This is a full-time hourly position reporting to the Reliability Manager. This position will provide primary support to the Lumber facility in Kalispell, MT.

We are seeking an individual who is committed to safety, has a positive attitude, excellent work ethic, and a desire to work for the Kalispell Lumber facility. The qualified candidate would have foundational knowledge of vibration analysis, alignment, balancing, non-destructive testing, lubrication, data assessment, and bearings. This position will help to develop reliability and operational excellence to ensure continuous process improvement, including training individuals on the basics of their skills sets to further develop reliability centered maintenance.

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 Lumber facility is highly automated and utilize many leading-edge technologies in the wood products industry.

Key Functions: * Support Kalispell Lumber by consistently improving reliability to meet operational excellence and reliability goals through proven maintenance practices, new technology and innovative thinking. * Work with a team of electricians and millwrights to troubleshoot and repair complex problems, deliver preventative and routine maintenance on plant equipment, create innovative solutions to complex issues, and work on capital projects. * Use vibration analysis techniques (non-route analysis; building test points and routes; data collection/analysis) and maintain vibration databases. * Use alignment techniques (conventional and laser) during equipment setup and troubleshooting. * Test equipment through various testing protocol such as resonance testing, magnetic particle and dye penetrant NDT; ultrasonic testing; air flow and particle testing. * Provide the facility with field balancing including use of dynamic balancing techniques. * Use knowledge of bearings and gears to provide root cause analysis of failures, designation, application and proper installation. * Train and develop others in vibration analysis, alignment, balancing, non-destructive testing, data assessment, and bearings. * Participate in housekeeping safety initiatives, to include exhibiting safe work practices and helping others work safely. * Other administrative duties as assigned.


  • Associate Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Industrial Maintenance or equivalent experience minimum of 3 years in maintenance role is required.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • ISO CAT I/II/III Vibration Certification Preferred.


  • Experience with analytical and data visualization computer skills required.
  • Experience using SAP or similar CMMS platforms required.
  • Experience with vibration, bearings and gear analysis preferred.
  • Experience with alignment and balancing preferred.
  • Experience with ultrasound and thermography preferred.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical operations (pumps, fans, flows, etc.) and use of technical math skills preferred.
  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints and schematics.

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.

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.

/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: PdM Specialist - Kalispell Lumber

Location: MT-Kalispell

Requisition ID: 01016373