Idaho Forest Group
  • 05-Jul-2017 to 31-Jul-2017 (MST)
  • Lewiston, ID, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, 401(k), PTO, Holiday Pay, Incentive Bonus

Built on Tradition

From its Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, headquarters, the closely held, family-owned company continues to be "Idaho Grown." The company is now one of America's largest lumber producers, with capacity for nearly one billion board feet per year and markets around the globe. The company founders hold high standards when it comes to product, process and company objectives. This is a healthy, growing company big enough for its national and international markets, but with hometown ethics and a pride in the job well done. Excellence is the goal in caring for natural resources, employees and customers.





IFG is seeking an experienced industrial millwright to join our team in Lewiston, Idaho. Our Lewiston mill is undergoing an extensive rebuild including a state of the art saw line, merchandising facility and new planer. The primary responsibilities of this position are to install, repair and maintain all plant machinery and equipment in optimal working order. The successful candidate will perform duties on all equipment including but not limited to: cleaning, rigging, hoisting, dismantling, erecting, fabricating, installing, assembling, lining, adjusting, troubleshooting, specking of parts for repairing of machines, power shafting, hydraulics, pulleys, conveyor systems or any other duties/task as assigned.



  • Prepare machine centers for daily use; working knowledge of all mill equipment
  • Machine center troubleshooting and preventative maintenance
  • Diagnose and repair mechanical equipment using cutting, welding, power and hand tools
  • Monitor all pipes, conveyors, and bins and assist unplug as needed
  • Assemble, install and repair equipment following blueprints and schematics
  • Pre-fab, cut and weld(mig & stick)
  • Be sure to replace guards and protective devices after completion of project or repair
  • Comprehend and perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations
  • Comprehend and comply with Job Safety Analysis
  • Comply with all company rules and regulations
  • Keep work area clean cleanup during any down time


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license
  • Relevant training and experience as a maintenance technician or millwright with mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and welding skills
  • Experience maintaining manufacturing equipment preferred
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics, excellent mechanical and hydraulics skills
  • Must be proficient in welding and use of trade tools
  • Report maintenance problems and document work orders using basic computer/Windows programs (DYNASTAR maintenance management system)
  • Assist supervisor in scheduling preventive maintenance and assigning tasks to other millwrights
  • Must understand and follow lock out/tag out policies for each job and task.
  • Must be willing to work various shifts including nights and weekends.
  • Must be able to work overtime on short notice and holidays, as this is the opportune time to work on equipment.


Total Rewards

We understand the value of our team members and how each and every one plays such a vital role in the day to day success of Idaho Forest Group.  Idaho Forest Group looks for driven people with strong work ethics, morals and values.  When we find them, we want to keep them.  Therefore, we offer competitive total rewards compensation.

Idaho Forest Group has a wide range of benefits including Health Care coverage, Flexible Spending accounts, Annual Incentive Plan, Wellness programs, Life and Disability protection, 401(k) benefits, PTO, Holiday pay, Family and Self Care Leave, Scholarships, and more.  We value a good balance between career and personal life and encourage a healthy lifestyle.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, family medical history, protected veterans status, or any other status protected by law.  If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in our hiring process, please contact the respective HR personnel.



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