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Mechanical Maintenance Technician/Millwright 1


Albany, OR 


Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright – Albany, OR



Responsible for safely responding to all maintenance issues (ie: breakdowns, troubleshooting), maintenance follow-up from previous shift, shift rounds, completing operating work orders and supporting operations during upset conditions with a view to achieving a high degree of mill reliability.  Pay range from $30.24 - $33.31/hr.   

Maintenance Mechanics will be expected to continue to expand their knowledge and skills.  Arauco provides three career paths a maintenance mechanic may choose to focus their career:  Reliability, Planning or Electrical. 




  • Responsible to respond to mill breakdowns in a timely and efficient manner and working closely with area operators to resolve maintenance related issues
  • Investigate the root cause of equipment failure and make recommendations for long term fix
  • Help to develop PMs
  • Lead the troubleshooting and proper documentation (maintenance logbook) of all maintenance-related items
  • Lead the RIP process for downtime and send RIP communication prior to the end of the shift
  • Communication of maintenance-related issues at the maintenance meetings
  • Follow-up on outstanding maintenance shift issues from previous shift
  • Enter appropriate work requests for required follow-up work.
  • Complete assigned work orders or other PM/PD activities based on established priority and return completed paperwork
  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement of troubleshooting resources (prints, manuals, job plans, tools, spare parts, etc.)
  • Responsible for being aware of maintenance issues throughout the mill or assigned area (logbooks, interaction with operators)
  • Works closely with Planners
  • Could lead a project from start to finish (consulting with manufactures/distributors, getting quotes, making purchase requests, developing job plans/time lines, install, commission, update prints, develop pm’s, training manuals, etc.)
  • Supports the crew in operate/maintain activities to keep the mill operating during an emergency or short staffing conditions
  • Supports and promoted the ARAUCO Asset Reliability Process (ARP)
  • Maintains lockout certifications as assigned
  • Responsible for taking your safety and the safety of your co-workers as the primary consideration when performing work
  • Responsible for completing safety work orders in a timely fashion based on a clear understanding of priority
  • Lead the process of shutting down a piece of equipment or area that you believe poses a potential safety concern to those working in the area or may result in serious equipment damage
  • Ability to use a variety of mechanical troubleshooting equipment and techniques (ie. laser alignment)
  • Experience in reliability techniques & knowledge of lubrication principles is an asset
  • Strong, demonstrated troubleshooting skills
  • Have a focus on continuous improvement and an understanding of what drives improved uptime metrics
  • Ability to look for improvement opportunities, optimize to increase efficiencies and overall equipment uptime
  • Self-motivated and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload independently and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to understand, develop and implement work order PM’s



  • Certified millwright or equivalenting verifiable industrial or commercial mechanical experience (including bearings, hydraulics, pumps, gearboxes)
  • Ability to work extended hours and rotating shift as required
  • Ability to work at heights in a manufacturing environment required



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