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Interested in a career with BC Wood Products? Here are the positions we’re currently interviewing for:

  • Maintenance Technician (Ashland, VA)
  • BC Wood Products is the largest industrial manufacturer of custom wooden pallets and crates in Virginia. We lead the market in providing customizable solutions to our customers needs. Our equipment and personnel are constantly evolving and developing safe and efficient procedures to surpass customers expectations in both price and quality. BC Wood Products is looking for our next maintenance technician. The Ideal candidate would be passionate and experienced in maintaining a variety of equipment and assets used in the manufacture of wooden pallets. The candidate should be able to read and understand schematics, using them for troubleshooting, repairing, and assembling both mechanical and electrical components.

    Responsibilities:

    • Performs mechanical and electrical repair of all machinery and production equipment safely without posing a danger to self or others
      • Follow verbal and posted safety rules at all time, including wearing the proper PPE for each task
      • Follow scheduled Preventative maintenance procedures
    • Installation of new/used operational equipment as needed
    • Dismantle, adjust, repair, and assemble equipment and facilities as required
    • Monitor the implementation of OSHA safety regulations and standards, ensuring a safe, neat, and clean workspace
    • Help maintain upkeep of shop/office as needed
    • Able to use software to manage requests for maintenance

    Physical Demands:

    • Constant (5-10 hrs/day): Walking, Kneeling, Standing, Bending, Stooping, Talking, Hearing, Reaching
    • Frequent (2-6 hrs/day): Lifting & Moving, Carrying, Pushing or Pulling Objects
    • Lifts 50 lbs or more repeatedly throughout 10-hour workdays

    Must Haves:

    • At least 3+ years of Electrical or Mechanical background for troubleshooting and fixing machinery
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Maintenance Management Software knowledge
    • Read and interrupt instructions for ordering parts as needed
    • Positive and Curious mindset, able to drill down to the root cause of an issue and solve the problem with little guidance.

    Like to have:

    • 8 years of industrial manufacturing maintenance experience
    • 3 years of welding Experience
    • 3 years of industrial electric experience

    Education:

    Combination of relevant Education or work experience, including at least 3 years of work experience.

    **The majority of this work is performed inside, but outside work will occasionally be required

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