US-Tacoma - Millwright

Tacoma, WA 98421, USA Req #390
Sunday, October 30, 2022
Stella-Jones is North America's leading producer of industrial pressure-treated wood products. Responding to the vital infrastructure needs of our economy, we manufacture and distribute railway ties, utility poles, residential lumber and industrial wood products across the continent.

Stella-Jones recruits team members who embody our core values and desire an environment where growth is inspired, dedication is recognized, and achievement is rewarded. Our ever-expanding footprint provides a great prospect for career advancement as we seek to develop our emerging leaders.


Stella-Jones seeks a qualified Millwright for our Tacoma, WA operations. This role is responsible to maintain property, plant and equipment in a productive, efficient and safe manner by performing the following duties.  Schedule is Monday-Friday, 6a-2:30p and Monday-Friday, 2:30pm-11pm.  Starting base wage is $33.50 plus .45 shift differential for second shift  Following 90 days base wage is $34.50 thereafter.   Overtime hours as business requires.  

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Inspect, service, repair and construct plant processing equipment, including structures, utilities, loaders, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, mechanical, and pressure vessel work throughout the plant.
  • Utilize welding and fabrication tools to alter, repair and fabricate processing equipment.
  • Manage inventory of serviceable parts required to maintain equipment.
  • Perform the Preventive Maintenance Program established by the Company.
  • Document and report maintenance work performed and advise of future requirements in a timely manner.
  • Participate and contribute to Company safety program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Experience: Two years of related experience
  • Experience in fabrication and installation, repair and maintenance involving hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, pumps, valves, pressure vessels and tools
  • Troubleshooting experience
  • Ability to self-motivate and work independently
  • Basic mechanical knowledge of Powered Industrial Loaders and wood processing equipment
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Experience in fabrication and welding of various metals (including pipe welding)
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos
  • Ability to write short correspondence
  • Flexibility regarding work assignments
  • Ability to read schematics and electrical drawings


  • Steady employment with no seasonal layoffs
  • Annual production bonus program
  • Company paid pension plan
  • Comprehensive benefits plans including
    • 3 different medical plans to choose from 
    • Company paid dental and vision coverage
    • Company paid life insurance policy
    • Company paid accidental death and dismemberment policy
    • Company paid short term disability benefits
    • Robust employee assistance program
    • Opportunity to purchase Stella-Jones stock through payroll deduction
    • 9 paid holidays each year
    • Paid vacation and sick leave

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Tacoma, WA 98421, USA