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Posting Start Date: May 22, 2021

Location: Scappoose, OR, US

Company: Cascades


Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products  that customers have come to rely on.


Position Overview

Journeyman Electrician Starting Pay:        $39.78/hour

LME Starting Pay:                                         $38.25/hour


Schedule: 24/7 facility- will need to have availability to workdays, nights, weekends and holidays. Electricians/LMEs work a rotating shift, four 12-hour shifts then four days off switching between days and nights.

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401k with company match, vacation time


Job Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Lay out and install electrical appliances such as plugs, switches, and lights
  • Input and update information in computerized maintenance management software
  • Resolve maintenance issues or complaints
  • Ensure cleanliness of working areas at all times
  • Communicate with team, contractors and suppliers
  • Ensure work is completed in accordance with company safety procedures and local building/electrical code
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures, including machine maintenance logs
  • Connect, troubleshoot and work in PLC’s
  • Read, understand and draw necessary schematics
  • Install and set up A.C. drive units
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must be able to walk/stand for majority of shift (10-12 hours)
  • Must be able to lift between 50-70 lbs



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Oregon Electrical License or license from reciprocating state or LME
  • Ability to use hand tools
  • Understanding of electrical schematics and electrical controls.
  • Knowledge of general safety procedures
  • 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


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of strong E&I experience and a strong preventive maintenance background in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with OSHA safety practices.
  • Experience with PLC’s; specifically, Rockwell Automation (Studio 5000)
  • Experience with Servo Motors
  • Familiarity with maintenance reporting in SAP, JD Edwards, and Ivara

#revealyourpotential #LifeAtCascades

Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner. Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both women and men.


About Cascades
To be part of Cascades is to reveal the full potential of materials, people and ideas. We are source of possibilities.
Since 1964, we have been providing sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in packaging, hygiene and recovery.

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

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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