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Industrial Electrician


Glenwood, AR, US, 71943

Department:  Classification - wood products (CW00)

Focused on both environmental stewardship and financial success, Resolute Forest Products offers promising and fulfilling job opportunities, where motivated individuals have every chance to accelerate their careers. If you are passionate and ready to make a difference, Resolute is the company that will assure you of success.

Our Glenwood location in Arkansas, United States is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Industrial Electrician. This job is permanent, full-time.


Effectively service, troubleshoot, PM (preventative maintenance), repair or install electrical equipment and related components as required in support of lumber production. Work in close coordination with maintenance and production employees, following direction from Supervisor and planned work from lead electronics technician.

  • Troubleshoot
  • Repair and install electrical equipment
  • Effectively resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Assemble and test experimental motor control devices, switch panels, transformers

Perform other duties as required.

1. Accomplish assigned tasks without direct supervision, complete all work in a thorough, safe and timely manner.
2. Demonstrate competent electrical, electronic and computer troubleshooting skills associated with machinery servicing, breakdown and repair.
3. Demonstrate working knowledge of electrical and electronic and computer theory and equipment.
4. Must have knowledge to perform programmable controller programming.
5. Perform preventative maintenance and calibration of process control equipment.
6. Evaluate equipment operation and make recommendation for repairs.
7. Must have ability to work a ten-hour shift and any shift schedule as assigned.
8. Must have ability to climb ladders / stairs and work in tight spaces and around moving equipment, work in some dark, dusty and noisy environments.
9. Work in a cooperative manner with other team members.
10. Work in a safe and efficient manner, following all safety rules and regulations as well as using all personal protective gear / equipment as required.
11. Read, write and follow maintenance work orders to facilitate machine repairs.
12. Perform all assigned electrical preventative maintenance tasks.
13. Must be able to walk, lift, stand, stoop, and crouch as needed to perform maintenance tasks.
14. Perform minor mechanical repairs including metal cutting and welding.
15. Must possess own set of tools for performing electrical maintenance work.
16. Must be able to read blueprints and electrical schematics.

Skills and Abilities

Minimum of 2 years sawmill/heavy industry experience; with preference to sawmill experience.
Electrical or Maintenance technical diploma or degree preferred.
Demonstrated ability to follow safe work practices and procedures.
Working knowledge of PLC’s.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, drive alignment and conveyance.
Proven ability to work independently or in a team environment.

Resolute FP offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefit package that includes:
Attendance Bonus - $2.00 per hour/$2.50 per OT hour
Production Bonus – potentially up to $3.00 per hour.
Night Shift Differential - $1.00 per hour/$1.50 per OT hour
401(k) with Company Match up to 4%, PLUS
401(k) Automatic Company Contribution up to 6.50%
Immediate Company Paid Vacation
Twelve (12) Paid Holidays
Affordable Medical & Dental Insurance
Flexible Spending Account & Health Savings Account
Company Paid Life & AD&D Insurance
100% Company Paid Short Term Disability
100% Company Paid Long Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Supplemental Coverage that includes additional Life, Dependent Life, Vision, Critical Illness
Employee Referral Program – up to $ 2000 per qualified referral.

Minority/Female/Vets/Disabled encouraged to apply
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Resolute Forest Products is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

Forest products are essential, as are each and every one of our employees and contractors. We take the necessary steps to protect the health and well-being of our employees and to safeguard the integrity of all Resolute facilities.


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Jobs where you grow
We are a global leader in the forest products industry offering a dynamic and safe work environment with opportunities and challenges that will help develop your skills.

With a diverse range of pulp, paper, tissue and wood products sold in over 70 countries, Resolute owns or operates some 40 facilities, as well as power generation assets, in the United States and Canada.

We’re a company writing a new story for itself in a rapidly changing industry. We have made important inroads to ensure long-term profitability and to be an environmental supplier of choice. In order to remain a leader in our field, we are looking for individuals who are driven and eager to learn. Come take part of our history and be part of the change!

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