Plymouth, North Carolina

Job Description

Weyerhaeuser's Plymouth lumber manufacturing facility is searching for Industrial Electricians with a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of electrical equipment, processes and techniques to repair, modify, install and maintain the facility and high-tech lumber manufacturing equipment. This role will be located in Plymouth, NC.

This is a bargaining unit position in the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, ITS Local No. 1356 II. The role requires strong electrical technical skills along with basic mechanical skills in this multi-craft environment.

To be successful in this role, you must be safety conscious, self-motivated, experienced in working with other crafts, and have a desire to work in a market-focused, team environment.

We offer a very competitive New Hire wage based on level of experience and a continuous training environment. Associates in the position have the potential to progress to a pay rate of $32.00/hour!

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  • Able to work safely and follow all company safety policies and procedures
  • Proficient in PLC and demonstrated experience in troubleshooting
  • High school diploma or GED
  • At least two (2) years of industrial electrical/process control experience OR a related technical/vocational certificate/degree
  • Basic mechanical knowledge
  • Experience with hydraulics & pneumatics, troubleshooting VFDs and HMIs, and reading schematics
  • Able to work any shift, weekend, overtime, and holidays as needed
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, background check and physical
  • Able to work in extreme temperatures, in dusty and noisy conditions, while wearing safety equipment
  • Leadership capabilities and demonstrated team skills
  • Ability to write legibly and communicate as necessary to accomplish tasks
  • Able and willing to fulfill essential job functions, including lifting 2-20 pounds regularly, lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally, climbing steps and ladders, working from height, working in small and restricted areas, and standing or walking for 2-3 hours at a time for 10 hours
  • Experience in troubleshooting electrical systems
  • Basic computer skills
  • Effective multitasking skills
  • Desire to learn new jobs & skills
  • Ladder Logic is a plus

About Wood Products:
We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.
For more than a century, we've been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

About Weyerhaeuser
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We're serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.

Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team.

Plymouth, North Carolina

For more than a century, we’ve been growing and harvesting trees to make products that improve lives in fundamental ways. Our forests provide habitat, carbon storage and recreational access. Our wood products are used to build homes where people raise their families. Our land provides for responsible development, conservation and renewable energy. What we make every day helps make life better for people all over the world.

We’re proud of that — and if you join our team you can be proud of it too. 


We’re experts in growing, nurturing, harvesting and replanting trees to meet important human needs, without harming the environment or exhausting the supply. This a team of world-class professionals who understand how to make the most out of our renewable resource — for our investors, customers and communities.


Serving the residential, multi-family and light commercial markets, our Wood Products businesses manufacture a wide range of structural framing materials and provides seamless building solutions, from design to installation to support. These teams move fast, work smart and never stop pushing to be and stay number one in the industry.


We're one of the largest private landholders in the United States. As stewards of these assets, we maximize the value of every acre — from responsible development and building materials to conservation agreements and mitigation banking. We also provide solutions to the world's energy issues with our commitment to clean, renewable options that meet environmental standards and coexist with sustainable forestry.


Our skilled support teams form strategic partnerships with our businesses to help them excel in a swiftly changing world. From information technology and finance to human resources, law and marketing, we’re looking for motivated professionals who offer proactive solutions to help make our businesses as successful as possible.

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