Maintenance Millwright ($28 - $42 per hour)

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

CalPlant, creator of the revolutionary Eureka™ medium density fiberboard (MDF), was founded with the sole purpose of creating and manufacturing agrifiber-focused building products for the 21st century. Strategically located in the heart of the rice farming community in Willows, California, CalPlant promotes environmentally conscious practices by producing Eureka from renewable post-harvest rice straw. Learn more about what we do by visiting our website!



What You'll Do:

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

• Participate in the PM program on all equipment 

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

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

• Inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect irregularities and malfunctions

• Adjust machinery and repairing or replacing defective parts

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

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

• Align and maintain machine tools

• Participate in continuous improvement of all machines

• Keep detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation

• Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on machines

• Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations and compliance

• Maintain a clean and environmentally safe work area



What We're Looking For: 

• 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



Benefits Include: 

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance coverage. 
  • 401(k) with guaranteed (Safe Harbor) company match of up to 4%.
  • Paid time off and paid holidays.

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