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Journeyman Electrician or LME


Albany, OR

ARAUCO is a global manufacturer of sustainably-produced forest product solutions for construction, industrial, and retail markets. With over 120 facilities worldwide, we manufacture and distribute the industry’s most-comprehensive selection of wood composite panels, premium plywood, millwork, lumber, and FSC-certified wood pulp.

ARAUCO is growing in North America, with innovative manufacturing, state-of-the-art facilities, and a commitment to make a difference in the communities where we are located. We are seeking the right individuals for high-caliber opportunities in manufacturing, supply chain, maintenance, safety, and other related fields. This is a direct-hire role with benefits. We look forward to considering you as part of our team at ARAUCO!



Electrician – Albany, OR



Safely and efficiently respond to all maintenance issues and upset conditions and strive to increase overall mill reliability.



  • Respond to mill breakdowns in a timely and efficient manner
  • Complete assigned work orders and support operations during upset condition.
  • Responsible for shift pass down to oncoming technicians 
  • Maintain Electrical Logbook and keep it current at the end of each shift
  • Know the downtime issues in your area and work to resolve them
  • Daily interaction with Area Operators and PIC’s. Read logbooks to know and address their issues.
  • Communicate maintenance issues to Operators, Supervisors, Planners, and peers directly or via email.
  • Work with other crafts & operators to increase uptime reliability.
  • Investigate the root cause of equipment failure and make recommendations for long term fix.
  • Enter appropriate work requests for required follow-up work.
  • Complete assigned work orders or other PM/PdM activities as assigned and return completed paperwork.
  • Attend/Participate in maintenance crew meetings and other group functional meetings/training.



  • OR Journeyman’s Electrician License.  LMPJ preferred.  LME is acceptable with the understanding it will be required to achieve LMPJ License.
  • 3 years AC & DC motor control experience (including drives) required.
  • 3 years of electrical troubleshooting experience required.
  • Familiarity of the basic functions of a CMMS system or SAP preferred (SAP is a great plus)
  • Ability to use multi-meter
  • Ability to meg AC/DC motors
  • Familiarity of wire sizing.
  • Strong written and communication skills required.
  • Ability to work extended hours and rotating shifts as required.
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs required.
  • Proven ability to be a self-motivated and a self-starter required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook is a plus.


Starting wage for Journeyman $35.36/hr;  LME's start at $33.31/hr (LME will be required to achieve LPJ)



Arauco is an equal opportunity employer to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Salem