Boise Cascade

  • Electrician I

    Posted Date 4 days ago(1/14/2019 11:49 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Wood Products
    Post End Date
    Position Type
    FLSA Status
  • Overview

    Boise Cascade is seeking a qualified electrician to join our maintenance team.


    Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we’re one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America – and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our employees are critical to our success. And we’re committed to investing in them. That’s why we offer a benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas of your life – from health and well-being, career and community, to financial security and personal safety. We call it, Total Rewards. Here’s a look at what’s included:

    • Medical + Prescription Drug
    • Dental + Vision
    • 401(k) Retirement Savings


    • Working knowledge of NFPA 70E Arc Flash Standard
    • Wide variety of electrical troubleshooting on relays, control switches, conveyors, and interlocking systems
    • Able to use Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) for troubleshooting
    • Able to troubleshoot networks and I/O
    • Able to read and use electrical schematics, hydraulic schematics, and control systems
    • Able to troubleshoot pneumatic systems, encoders, and their control applications
    • Able to troubleshoot various types of control systems such as temperature, liquid level, and flow systems
    • Able to attend required training as deemed necessary
    • Able to use various electrical equipment such as oscilloscope, meter, and amp probe
    • Three years of proven experience as an industrial electrician
    • Mechanical experience/knowledge


    Basic Qualifications

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
    • Degree/Training in industrial electricity preferred.
    • Experience reading electrical schematics/mechanical drawings.
    • PLC experience.
    • Experience using a computer for basic record-keeping and documentation functions.
    • Willing and able to work any shifts, holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed.
    • Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for at least 8 hours a day
    • Willing and able to wear the necessary Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) (i.e. hard hats, safety glasses, face shield, chemical suit, respirator, ear plugs, hearing protection, steel-toe boots or safety shoes and other PPE required by specific jobs).
    • Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment.
    • Must have ability to communicate clearly.


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