Journeyman Electrician

Journeyman Electrician, Philomath, Oregon

Interfor is seeking energetic and enthusiastic team players to join our team as a Journeyman Electrician in Philomath, Oregon. Starting rate for this position is $43.00 per hour.

10k Signing Bonus.

What You’ll Do

  • Work in compliance with the NEC code and NFPA guidelines.
  • Maintain and continue development of documentation standards.
  • Work in conjunction with maintenance and operations staff to maximize machine center performance and improvements.
  • Contribute in design and maintenance of automated equipment
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical parts and components.
  • Help develop and conduct preventative and predictive maintenance tasks.
  • Complete assigned work tasks.
  • Physical Requirements: Walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, bending, and lifting (up to 50 lbs.).

What You Offer

  • Commitment to maintain a safe work environment without compromise.
  • Sawmill experience is an asset.
  • Comprehensive understanding and ability to troubleshoot mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Recognize problems and move to correct immediately.
  • Open-minded and positive in dealing with change and new ways of doing things.
  • Able to communicate effectively with your team and other departments.
  • Understand the importance of teamwork and have a positive impact on the team.
  • Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work.
  • Willing to work all shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to read and maintain electrical drawings and use electrical test instruments.
  • 5 years of industrial experience working with PLC’s, VFD’s with background in Rockwell
  • Experience in 480, 3-phase, single phase and installing electrical systems

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer

Interfor provides local stability and opportunity. We help bring out the best in all our people by offering long-term, competitive jobs supported by training, continued development and great benefits.

  • Group Benefit Programs (Employee Medical, Dental, Vision Plans)
    • Short Term Disability Insurance
    • Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance
  • HSA Medical Plan
  • 401(k) Matching Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) & Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training & Development Opportunities

We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.