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Electrician / LME

Posting Start Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Scappoose, OR, US

Company: Cascades

Job Title: Electrician

Your Challenge
As an Electrician, you will be reporting into the Maintenance Supervisor at our Scappoose location. You will be responsible for the day to day electrical maintenance within in the facility and ensuring that you are working safely within your activities. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Ability to Lay out, assemble, install, repair, connect or test electrical fixtures, apparatuses, control equipment and wiring systems of alarm, communication, light, heat or power in buildings and equipment
  • Preventative maintenance of electrical equipment
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical motors, pumps and HVAC power supplies
  • Install electrical appliances such as plugs, switches, and lights
  • Input and update information in computerized maintenance management software
  • Resolve maintenance issues or complaints and ensure cleanliness of working areas
  • Ensure work is completed in accordance with company safety procedures and local building/electrical code
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures, including machine maintenance logs


  • Oregon Electrical License or license from reciprocating state or LME
  • Understanding of electrical schematics and electrical controls.
  • Ability to work safely and adhere to OSHA safety practices
  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Experience with motors and motor controls, electrical switchgear, 3 phase-480v service
  • Basic understanding of pneumatic and hydraulic controls
  • 3-5 years of strong E&I experience and a strong preventive maintenance background in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with PLC’s including Rockwell systems
  • Familiarity with maintenance reporting in SAP, JD Edwards, and Ivara
  • Must be able to walk/stand for majority of shift (10-12 hours)
  • Must be able to lift between 50-70 lbs
  • Electricians/LMEs work a rotating shift, four 12-hour shifts then four days off switching between days and nights, including weekends and holidays

Why work at Cascades


  • Journeyman Electrician wage: up to $42.19 / hour
  • LME wage: $38.25 / hour
  • Excellent company-paid benefits
  • Working with a dedicated and passionate team of leaders
  • Strong Company Culture
  • Profit sharing and 401K Options
  • Working for a company with a strong focus on sustainability and greener initiatives
  • Huge Career Advancement Opportunities
  • PPE Allowance
  • PLEASE NOTE: A resume must be included with the application



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Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. It will fairly consider all those qualified for this position. The use of the masculine in our communication refers to both women and men.

About Cascades

Being part of Cascades means revealing the full potential of matter, people and ideas. We are a source of possibilities. Since 1964, we have been offering sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in terms of packaging, hygiene and recovery.

Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more that 90 business units located in North America and Europe.

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