Maintenance Millwright ($28 - $42 per hour)

Maintenance · Willows, California
Department Maintenance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $28-$42/hour

When construction is complete, CalPlant I will be the world’s first commercial-scale producer of rice straw-based medium density fiberboard (MDF), annually supplying approximately 140 million square feet of no-added-formaldehyde MDF to the building products industry.

 CalPlant I offers an exceptional package including:

• Competitive base pay;

• Medical, dental, vision insurance coverage

• 401(k) with guaranteed (Safe Harbor) company match  of up to 4%.  Discretionary 401(k) contributions of up to an additional 4% as the company grows in profitability and as determined by the ownership team (these are not guaranteed contributions and there is a vesting schedule for these contributions)

• Paid time off and paid holidays


Job Accountabilities:

• Using work orders and the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to determine work to be done

• Participate in the PM program on all equipment 

• Reading written documents, diagrams and schematic drawings to determine work procedures

• Installing stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment according to layout plans using hand and power tools

• Inspecting and examining machinery and equipment to detect irregularities and malfunctions

• Adjusting machinery and repairing or replacing defective parts

• Operating machine tools to fabricate parts required during overhaul, maintenance or set-up of machines

• Ensuring operating safety devices function properly on completion of repairs, modifications and installations

• Aligning and maintaining machine tools

• Participating in continuous improvement of all machines

• Keeping detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation

• Cleaning, lubricating and performing other routine maintenance work on machines

• Adhering to workplace safety policies, regulations and compliance

• Maintaining a clean and environmentally safe work area

• Performing other related duties as assigned



Job Qualifications

• Industrial maintenance experience required; composite panel wood products industry maintenance experience strongly preferred

• Experience maintaining a continuous press preferred but not required

• Experience with computerized maintenance management systems

• Experience using PLC’s is an asset

• Experience of Mig and Stick welding

• Knowledge of basic industrial 3-phase electricity and devices is a plus

• Ability to identify root cause of problems and effectively initiate immediate corrective action to prevent re-occurrence

 • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills allowing one to work effectively in a diverse working environment

• Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing

• Working knowledge of safety standards of equipment

• Ability to work independently without supervision and meet tight deadlines.

• Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times

• Ability to work in a team environment

• Physical ability to lift up to 50 pounds

• The supply of personal tools as required (Specialty tools are provided by CalPlant)

• Responsible for auditing personal tools required by maintenance employees. (tool lists are required of all personal tools kept on site and must be provided to supervisor)

• Use basic and intermediate mathematical computations for problem solving

• Understanding and use of mechanical and electrical measuring and calculation skills

• Capability to look at the large picture

• Develop contingencies for problems that arise while understanding the consequences of the options

• Assist with troubleshooting and analyzing difficult machinery and process issues

• Root cause failure analysis procedures

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