Universal Forest Products Maintenance Mechanic in Snohomish, Washington


  • Minimum high school diploma
  • Minimum 3 years of formal on-the-job training in machine and tooling repair
  • Minimum 1 to 3 year of experience in machine repair in maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of electrical, hydraulic and control technology, and welding.
  • Working knowledge of safe equipment practices and applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of hazardous wage and hazardous material handling procedures and practices

Skills and abilities

  • Ability to understand and use mathematical computations, and to use a computer terminal and a calculator.
  • Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions
  • Demonstrate ability to read blueprints, technical diagrams, and operating manuals, to use precision measuring instruments or tools and to use hand tools
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions in English; ability read and write English
  • Ability to identify safety issues in their work area
  • Ability to work under immediate supervision
  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Ability to work hours mandated by management


  • Safety conscious
  • Team player and goal oriented
  • Leads by example
  • Participates in Safety and CI programs
  • Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results

  • Repairs woodworking machinery, infeed/outfeed systems, hand tools and forklifts in accordance with diagrams, operating manuals and manufacturer specifications.

  • Performs regular, preventative maintenance on all machinery, equipment, tools and building.
  • Prepares and maintains tooling for all machines.
  • Performs set ups, tune ups and runs equipment and machinery around the plant.
  • Orders supplies and parts as required.
  • Performs preventive maintenance as scheduled.
  • Maintains records of purchase, repair and maintenance activities.
  • Manages tooling inventory.
  • Performs duties consistent with established safety rules and procedures.
  • Maintains work area clean and organized.
  • Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings.
  • Performs duties consistent with hazardous waste and hazardous material handling procedures and practices.
  • Prepares various reports as required.
  • Performs other duties as required.

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