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We currently have an opening for a Journeyman Millwright based out of our location in Port Townsend, Washington.
About Port Townsend Paper Corporation (PTPC)
The Port Townsend Paper (“PTPC”) mill has been in continuous operation for over 90 years. We operate on a continuous basis to produce OCC and kraft pulp which is used to manufacture linerboard, kraft paper, corrugating medium and market pulp. We have built a strong and loyal customer base by developing and nurturing strategic partnership-style relationships.
The PTPC team is dedicated to creating an engaging and positive work environment and we strive to preserve the environment as well as be good neighbors and a valued member of the local community. Many of our employees have enjoyed working for the greater part of their careers; we have employees with 20, 25, 30, even 35 years of service.
Installs machinery and equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, and other drawings in industrial establishment, using hoists, lift trucks, hand tools, and power tools.
Reads blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
Dismantles machines, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other hand tools.
Moves machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks.
Assembles and installs equipment, such as shafting, conveyors, and tram rails, using hand tools and power tools.
Constructs foundation for machines, using hand tools and building materials, such as wood, cement, and steel.
Aligns machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs.
Assembles machines, and bolts, welds, rivets, or otherwise fastens them to the foundation or other structures, using hand tools and power tools.
Operates engine lathe to grind, file, and turn machine parts to dimensional specifications.
Repairs and lubricates machines and equipment. Installs robot and modifies its program, using teach pendant.
Performs installation and maintenance work as part of a team of skilled trades workers.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Craft level skills, equipment-specific knowledge, and proper handling procedures for chemical common to pulp & paper process.
A basic level of skills in processes that may be outside of the primary craft’s core competency including welding, cutting, machining, metalworking, computer operation, fitting, rigging, and other skills common to maintenance activities.
Ability to work and communicate within a small work team.
5 years in trade or 2 years at trade level.
High school graduate or equivalent to (GED).
Up to 2 years post graduate schooling in some crafts.
Completed apprenticeship program in craft line or equivalent experience.
Lift and carry 40 pounds.
Push and pull rolling carts with several hundred-pound loads.
Twisting and turning while executing the job.
Working in awkward positions.
Competitive salary starting at $36.32 per hour.
Afternoon and graveyard shift differentials.
A comprehensive health care plan including prescription, vision care, life insurance, and dental plan.
Employee Assistance coverage with full services, including dietary and nutritional services, retirement planning, and support services.
Paid time off.
Opportunity for overtime.
This is a union position
Port Townsend Paper Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free workplace.