Career Services

Career Services offers a broad range of information and assistance for individuals

In person appointments are available

  • Job/career exploration
  • Education/training requirements
  • Job hunting techniques
  • Employment opportunities, internships, mentorships, and work experience
  • Industry and business tours
  • Career assessments for determining the right career
 
  • Career exploration
  • Job search
  • Resume preparation and review
  • Interview preparation or any other related topic

Career Services is a free benefit available to current, potential students, and alumni of Big Bend Community College.

Hiring/Community Events

Hiring Events

Virtual Career Exploration Events are available Tuesday mornings 9-12
Pre-register to attend one or all
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On-Campus BBCC Student Job Openings

Jobs listed on this LINK are only open to current BBCC students registered for more than 5 credits
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bigbend/promotionaljobs

Job Openings–Open to the Public

Boeing Manufacturing Internships and Fellowship Program, closes 02/28/2021

 We’re excited to announce the below opportunities available to students of Boeing Partner Community and Technical College programs!

Facilities Maintenance Internship and Manufacturing Fellowship

The application deadline for all programs is February 28, 2021.

We will be hosting a webinar for students and instructors about Resume Preparation and Interviews on February 3rd  from 3:30 to 4:15. An invite to this webinar will be sent out later this week.

We will be releasing the content to instructors as a series of short videos immediately after the session.

PROGRAM

LOCATION

DATES

MINIMUM AGE BY START OF PROGRAM

APPLICATION

Manufacturing Fellowship

Virtual

Spring 2021

At least 16 years old

https://boeing.avature.net/Fellowship

Facilities Maintenance Internship

On-Site – Multiple sites

Summer 2021

At least 18 years old

https://boeing.avature.net/FACInternship

 

If you have any questions, please email the Boeing Workforce Development Team at WorkDev@exchange.boeing.com.

Office Assistant, Moses Lake

Organization Name: Bruce Preston Construction, Inc.
Organization Address: 701 Young Rd NE, Moses Lake, WA 98837
Organization Website: https://bruceprestonconstruction.com
Email: andrewsmithh@contractor.net
Phone: 509-764-9286
Job Title: Office Assistant
 
Description.

We are searching for an incredible 
Individual as Office Assistant for low 
upkeep work, The hours is 15 to 20hrs weekly and the compensation is $400.00 weekly.

Obligations incorporate, however aren’t
constrained to:
– Receiving mail 
– Bills installment 
– Responsible for some shopping. 
– Picking-up and conveying things to PO Box.
 
You will be working pretty independently 
most days, so this is an excessively 
critical quality to have Task-Oriented, 
with the ability to begin the completion for 
task realization, Especially Organized and Detail.
Having a comprehension of QuickBooks Pro
is an or more, however isn’t vital.
Interested candidate should reply with resume to andrewsmithh@contractor.net

10 Entry Level Network/Data Center Technician, Quincy WA

Job Opportunity:

Teksystems, has 10 entry level network/data center technician positions that that we are looking to hire soon with a potential start date at the beginning of February! 

Where: Quincy, Wa 

When: 5 Month contract/with potential to extend 

Who: Previous IT Experience- anything related to computers, servers, hardware, cabling will be most relevant (IT Certs) Or possibly anyone currently enrolled in an IT program If you, or someone you know is interested. 

Please feel free to send your most updated resume (and why you would be a good fit) to ematson@teksystems.com

Critical Facilities Engineer (graveyard)

Critical Facilities Engineer (Graveyard)

QuincyWashingtonUnited States | Full-time

 Apply

About Vantage Data Centers

Vantage Data Centers powers, cools, protects and connects the technology of the world’s well-known hyperscalers, cloud providers and large enterprises. Developing and operating across six markets in North America and five markets in Europe, Vantage has evolved data center design in innovative ways to deliver dramatic gains in reliability, efficiency and sustainability in flexible environments that can scale as quickly as the market demands.

Site Operations Department

The Site Operations Department is responsible for the overall health of all mechanical and electrical systems, building maintenance, and performance of all data modules in our data centers.  The team is staffed 24 x 7 onsite with Critical Facility Engineers (CFEs) on each shift.  This team is the face of Vantage to our customers and the first line of defense regarding the uptime of our campus as well as the performance of our customer installations.  Using a Critical Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to plan and track work needed, the Site Operations department performs all preventative and corrective maintenance.  Our culture expects and rewards team performance that engages directly with the customers and the facility infrastructure.  This is a team that does most of the actual work versus calling upon vendors.  As a result, we provide superior service that is faster and more cost effective.

Position Overview

We are looking for a Critical Facilities Engineer who knows what best-in-class service looks like and can make that a reality.  This role is an important member of our facilities team where we manage some of the most efficient and cost-effective data center facilities in the industry.

The successful candidate for this role will work with a team of other electrical and mechanical-focused engineers performing maintenance and repair for our data center infrastructure.  We take our customer requirements for uptime seriously and keep our facilities maintained to a very high standard to insure uninterrupted service for our customers.

If you enjoy working on critical data center systems (UPSs, PDUs, Diesel Generators, ATS equipment and Building Controls), as well as industrial electrical equipment and systems that include power distribution components/wiring, electronic components and lighting systems.  If you know the importance of getting it right the first time and not disrupting mission critical data centers.  If you enjoy delighting customers with superior service and you have the desire and ability to do so, then please read on!

Essential Job Functions

  • Work under limited supervision, both independently and within a team environment
  • Manage multiple one-time and/or ongoing projects
  • Respond to safety and emergency situations and maintain a safe and secure work environment
  • Use discretion and judgment in organizing workflow and adapting as priorities are modified due to a changing environment
  • Frequent contact with employees at all levels of the organization; frequent external contact with vendors

Duties

  • Operate, perform maintenance and service repairs on critical Data Center systems (UPS, PDU, Diesel Generators, ATS equipment and Building Controls, Chillers, CRAH, ETC)
  • Develop reliability reports to ensure availability and capacity targets are achieved and maintained with 100% uptime
  • Coordinate, and oversee all maintenance vendors to ensure personnel safety, protect the Facility’s critical equipment, and maintain power to the critical load
  • Create required MOPs (Method of Procedure), SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and EOPs (Emergency Operating Procedures) to ensure all maintenance activities are performed in accordance to them

 Job Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years, 5+ years preferred, of “hands on” experience with the maintenance and repair of industrial electrical and mechanical systems in mission-critical facilities to include; emergency generators (Generators, Fuel Delivery systems and Parallel Switchgear), electrical distribution (MV/LV switchgear and associated controls), critical and essential PDUs, UPS, switchgear, HVAC, air handling units, computer grade cooling systems, and building monitoring/control systems.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in operating, maintaining, repairing, inspecting and testing critical electrical distribution systems, HVAC systems and building management/automation equipment
  • Ability to read commercial building blueprints and understand electrical single lines and schematics
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures related to mechanical & electrical systems needed to run data centers
  • Technical Writing skills and experience; as well as creating, coordinating, updating and/or modifying MOPs/SOPs/EOP’s for critical facilities equipment, to include supporting new systems and researching technical requirements
  • Work experience in the electrical or mechanical field is highly desired. Strong emphasis on technical skills/training, with intent to obtain license within a reasonable time
  • May be required to complete formal training in an area of specialty, such as UPS maintenance
  • Candidates must possess reliable transportation for reporting to work for shifts, or emergencies
  • Travel is expected to be less than 5%, occasionally for training purposes
  • Potential employees must complete a background check successfully

 Vantage Data Centers is an equal opportunity employer

Administrative Assistant, Wentachee WA
Substation Operator II--link to submit your application

Hello,

Even during the ongoing health crisis we are still looking for good candidates for our apprenticeship programs. This is a great career opportunity and great pay. Starting 1/14/2021 until 1/23/2021 we will be accepting applications for our apprenticeship programs. To be eligible for the Recent Graduate program you must be a:

Recent graduate who has completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.

-OR

Student who within nine months of the closing date of this announcement will meet the education requirements and will graduate with a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. A student may not be appointed to a position until they have graduated.

-OR

Preference eligible veteran who was precluded from applying due to their military service obligation beginning of their two-year eligibility period, upon release, or discharge from active duty. Eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed six years after degree or certificate completion

Below is a link for the apprenticeship announcements to submit your application.

Substation Operator Apprentice II

JOA NUMBER: DOE-BPA-21-14364-RG

Electrician Apprentice II--link to submit your application

Hello,

Even during the ongoing health crisis we are still looking for good candidates for our apprenticeship programs. This is a great career opportunity and great pay. Starting 1/14/2021 until 1/23/2021 we will be accepting applications for our apprenticeship programs. To be eligible for the Recent Graduate program you must be a:

Recent graduate who has completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.

-OR

Student who within nine months of the closing date of this announcement will meet the education requirements and will graduate with a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. A student may not be appointed to a position until they have graduated.

-OR

Preference eligible veteran who was precluded from applying due to their military service obligation beginning of their two-year eligibility period, upon release, or discharge from active duty. Eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed six years after degree or certificate completion

Below is a link for the apprenticeship announcements to submit your application. 

Electrician Apprentice II

JOA NUMBER: DOE-BPA-21-14361-RG

Lineman Apprentice II--link to submit your application

Hello,

Even during the ongoing health crisis we are still looking for good candidates for our apprenticeship programs. This is a great career opportunity and great pay. Starting 1/14/2021 until 1/23/2021 we will be accepting applications for our apprenticeship programs. To be eligible for the Recent Graduate program you must be a:

Recent graduate who has completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.

-OR

Student who within nine months of the closing date of this announcement will meet the education requirements and will graduate with a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. A student may not be appointed to a position until they have graduated.

-OR

Preference eligible veteran who was precluded from applying due to their military service obligation beginning of their two-year eligibility period, upon release, or discharge from active duty. Eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed six years after degree or certificate completion

Below is a link for the apprenticeship announcements to submit your application.

Lineman Apprentice II

JOA NUMBER: DOE-BPA-21-14363-RG

HR Specialist, Multiple Locations, closes 01/23/2021

Company Name                Bonneville Power Administration

Contact Person                 Shaunna Young

Phone                                   (503)808-4018

Email                                     sxyoung@bpa.gov

Job Title                               HR Specialist

Location                               Multiple locations

Base Pay                              37.21 per hour

Job Closing Date               01-23-2021

How to Apply                    Email

Job Description/Qualification

The Apprenticeship program is a formal 4-year program consisting of 8 steps of 6 months each. The apprentice must pass an examination following each 6-month step to remain in this program. Apprentices will be promoted to journeyman after successfully passing the eighth step examination.

The apprentice is expected to gain knowledge of various work processes with progressively difficult assignments throughout their apprentice

Responsibilities

A successful candidate in the position of Lineman/Electrician/Substation Operator Apprentice II will, under the direct supervision of a Journeyman Lineman or Lineman Foreman, be trained to maintain and construct high voltage lines throughout the Northwest. Lineman Apprentices will be trained to perform this work on wood pole and steel tower lines through 500kV alternating current (AC) and lO00kV direct current (DC).

Basic Requirements

To be eligible for the Recent Graduate program you must be a:
Recent graduate who has completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or
certificate from a qualifying educational institution.

-OR
Student who within nine months of the closing date of this announcement will meet the education requirements and will graduate with a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters,
professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. A student may not be appointed to a position until they have
graduated.

-OR
Preference eligible veteran who was precluded from applying due to their military service obligation beginning of their two-year eligibility period, upon release, or discharge from active duty.
Eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed six years after degree or certificate completion.

Preferred Requirements

Below is a link for the apprenticeship announcements to submit your application.
Lineman Apprentice II
JOA NUMBER: DOE-BPA-21-14363-RG

Electrician Apprentice II
JOA NUMBER: DOE-BPA-21-14361-RG

Substation Operator Apprentice II
JOA NUMBER: DOE-BPA-21-14364-RG

10 openings, Short Term Data Center Technician, Quincy closes 01/13/2021

Company Name                Teksystems

Contact Person                 Eric Matson

Phone                                   (425)770-5671

Email                                     ematson@teksystems.com

Website Address             https://www.teksystems.com/

Job Title                               Data Center Tech

Location                               Quincy

Base Pay                              TBD

Job Closing Date               01-13-2021

How to Apply                    by Phone

Job Description/Qualification

  • Seeking entry level technicians for a short term project at a Large DC in Central WA.
  • This will be a 5 month contract to start. Great way to get your foot in the door.

Responsibilities

  • Rack/Stack
  • Data Center Support
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting of Network and Servers
  • Working Hands-On with Hardware
  • Customer Service

Basic Requirements

  • Any Professional IT related work
  • Interest to getting into a Data Center

Preferred Requirements

  • Previous Data Center Experience
  • Any IT certifications (Comptia A+, Network+ etc.)

College Prep Coach, WSU Trio Upward Bound program-ML High School, closes 01/15/2021

Company Name                WSU TRIO Upward Bound Program at Moses Lake High School

Contact Person                 Irina Shaporda

Phone                                   (509)989-6115

Email                                     ishapordaestes@earlyoutreach.wsu.edu

Job Title                               College Prep Coach

Location                               Moses Lake, WA

Base Pay                              Depending on degree/experience

Job Closing Date               01-15-2021

How to Apply                    Email

Job Description/Qualification

College Prep Coach (part-time)
Monday-Friday, 19 hours per week
Pay: depending on degree & experience
Work Location: Moses Lake high school/remote
Pay: Depending on degree & experience

Responsibilities

Advise students on the college entrance requirements, financial aid resources, provide academic support and more! Keep track of meetings, student academic progress, enter data, report to director, work on a team.

Basic Requirements

College degree required or must be currently enrolled in college.
Experience working with high school students.
Ability to positively engage with students of minority, from low socioeconomic backgrounds.
Must have internet access to be able to work from home, if needed.

Preferred Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree

Clerical Assistant, WSU Trio Upward Bound program-ML High School, Open until filled

Company Name                WSU TRIO Upward Bound

Contact Person                 Irina Shaporda

Phone                                   (509)989-6115

Email                                     ishapordaestes@earlyoutreach.wsu.edu

Job Title                               Clerical Assistant

Location                               Moses Lake, WA  (ML High School)

Base Pay                              Starting at $15 an hr

Job Closing Date               Open until filled (reposted)

How to Apply                    Email

Job Description/Qualification

Clerical Assistant is responsible for managing all aspects of purchasing: purchase requests, purchasing, filing receipts, reconciling purchases, following up on purchase orders with vendors.
In addition this position will be entering data, filing and organizing and keeping records. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
Experience with Google Apps such as Gmail, Calendar, Sheets, Documents and Slides.
Office/admin experience preferred.

Responsibilities

Purchasing, filing, entering data, creating brochures, flyers, documents, slideshows and other duties as assigned.

Basic Requirements

Ability to handle multiple projects with attention to detail.
Must have internet access to be able to work from home, if needed.
Able to read, write and communicate well in both written and verbal form.
Ability to take direction and time manage, work independently and work well on a team.

Preferred Requirements

BIlingual in Spanish preferred.
AA degree preferred

Operations Intern, Central WA (Moses Lake/Othello), Open until filled

Company Name                                CLA

Contact Person                                 Lisa Bozett

Phone                                                   (150)966-4961

Email                                                     lisa.bozett@claconnect.com

Website Address                             www.claconnect.com

Job Title                                               Operations Intern – Central Washington – 2021

Location                                               Moses Lake/Othello

Base Pay                                              $15/hr

Job Closing Date                               Open until Filled

How to Apply                                    Email

Job Description/Qualification   
At CLA we create inspired careers.

We recognize that each inspired career journey is different. That’s why CLA exists to create opportunities. We promise to know you and help you.

We are seeking Internal Operations Interns for our Central Washington (Omak Wenatchee, Yakima, Quincy, Moses Lake) offices. Interns provide support to our client serving professionals.

Primary Responsibilities May Include:

Review and organize client incoming tax documents
Assist with intake of tax information and prepare for routing
Ensure all client documents are being tracked and kept current
Organize, scan and process tax documents
Assemble client tax returns following established procedures
Assist team in meeting strict government deadlines
E-filing and other final delivery type steps
Other responsibilities may include preparation of informational tax documents
General operational support and other responsibilities/tasks as requested

Minimum Required Experience, Education, and Certifications

Proficiency in Microsoft (MS) Windows and Office products is necessary. Regular use of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, STAR, and Adobe.
Willingness to learn new programs.
Strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
Promotes continuous improvement in approach to work
Strong attention to detail
Reliable transportation.
Working towards the achievement of a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
Achieving credit requirements to get licensed for the CPA exam.

Preferred Requirements

An interest in learning how a tax office operates during busy season.

Part-Time Administrative Assistant, Wenatchee

County Companies Seeks Administrative Assistant

This position is part-time with potential of FT down the road.

Office assistant assisting insurance agent with potential of becoming licensed.

Office located in Grand Central Bldg – 25 N. Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee.

To apply: contact Big Bend Community College Career Services Center at 509.793.2069 or by email at jodyb@bigbend.edu

Administrative Assistant, Union Gap

Administrative Assistant

Date: Dec 16, 2020

Location: Union Gap, WA, US, 98903-1537

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

There is currently an opening for a part time HR Administrative Assistant for the Yakima, WA manufacturing facility.  The purpose of this position is to ensure that human resources services are performed on a professional, continuing and consistent basis in the most efficient and expeditious manner possible.  The HR Administrative Assistant will report directly to the site manager with a functional reporting structure to the Regional Human Resources Manager.  

The HR Administrative Assistant will work collaboratively with the local Human Resources department and facility management providing superior human resources services to our employees and the facility.  This position will support a broad range of human resource activities including:

 *Employee engagement

*Performance management

*Recruitment and Selection

*Affirmative Action Plan

*Equal Employment

*Employee Benefits

*Compliance Tracking

*Employee Self-service

*Employment transactions in SAP and maintenance of personnel files

At this location, the person in this position is responsible for purchasing certain services and supplies, including raw materials, as well as other administrative activities. Additionally, the individual will need basic computer skills including Microsoft Office and specific business applications.

 Qualifications:

Successful candidate should have 2-3 years of human resources or administrative experience. 

 Competencies:

Time Management

Action Oriented

Composure

Integrity and Trust / Confidentiality

Problem Solving

Priority Setting

Interpersonal / Communication Skills

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans

General Laborer, Union Gap

General Labor

Date: Dec 21, 2020

Location: Union Gap, WA, US, 98903-1537

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities.  This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products.  IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology.  We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success.  We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams.  At International Paper, you control your destiny.  We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards.  When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

The International Paper Container Plant has an opening for an hourly General Labor position in our Converting team. We are looking for motivated individuals who are capable of performing a multitude of functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment.  Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity.

Candidate must be willing to work alternative shifts, weekend and overtime.  At times, employees are required to work overtime, without notice. 

The facility is not climate controlled.  Hearing, eye protection and steel toed safety shoes are required.

Purpose – This General Labor position assists operators in processing corrugated sheets according to written specifications/diagrams and prepares product for the next operation.  The helper is also responsible for assisting with routine machine set-ups, quality checks (including proper measurements) and should recognize potential problems with the product. Tasks must be performed in a timely fashion, following all safety procedures and ensuring quality product arrives at the next operation.  The help is responsible for the completion of paperwork for tracking as well as computer data entry relating to production metrics.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Move or lift heavy objects
  • Maintain production or work records
  • Examine products or work to verify conformance to specifications
  • Clean rooms or work areas
  • Adjust production equipment/machinery set-up
  • Clean equipment or machinery
  • Monitor production machinery/equipment operation to detect problems
  • Sort manufacturing materials or products
  • Load, unload or stack containers/materials and product
  • Other duties assigned by Supervisor

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans

Corrugator Supervisor, Union Gap

Corrugator Supervisor

Date: Dec 31, 2020

Location: Union Gap, WA, US, 98903-1537

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

THIS IS A 3RD SHIFT POSITION

SUMMARY
Direct supervisor to one assigned shift of hourly employees who is responsible for supervision, direction and leadership in safety, quality, productivity and engagement to ensure goals are met.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Supervise employees in the daily production of corrugated board, to include training, planning, assigning, and directing work; evaluating employee performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; promoting safety, quality production and teamwork; resolving conflicts.
  • Lead and motivate employees by setting an example of superior behavior, attitude and performance to work efficiently and effectively, while ensuring a safe work environment, and a quality product.
  • Effectively communicate operational information in both oral and written format at all levels: crew members, other supervisors, plant management, office personnel and outside customers and vendors.
  • Actively promote and ensure compliance with safety, quality and other programs and initiatives utilized within the organization.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Prior experience in the corrugated packaging industry preferred but not required.
  • Three years of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated competence to work:
    • With minimum supervision
    • Effectively with all levels in workforce
    • Building effective teams to support continuous improvement
    • Consistent track record for getting business results

PREFERRED COMPETENCIES

  • Action – oriented
  • Customer Focused
  • Developing Direct Reports
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Managerial Courage
  • Organizational Skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Communications

International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental,disability, life and accident insurance, vacation as well as a 401(k) plan and retirement savings account. This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Union Gap WA 98903-1537 

Maintenance Mechanic, Union Gap

Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Dec 22, 2020

Location: Union Gap, WA, US, 98903-1537

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

  • Performs maintenance functions making repairs in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic breakdowns under minimal guidance of the maintenance supervisor.
  • Plans, obtains cost estimates and executes projects under guidance of the maintenance supervisor.
  • Troubleshoot and perform maintenance duties such as mechanical and electrical repairs.
  • Provide training in areas of expertise or knowledge.
  • Respond to work orders submitted by employees.
  • Assist supervisor in ordering parts.
  • Assist supervisor in developing and implementing a preventative maintenance program.
  • Participate and execute actions from the quality improvement program.
  • Support installation of new equipment and facilities improvements.
  • Work safely by observing safety rules, policies, and procedures. Identify unsafe conditions or actions to my supervisor.
  • Maintain compliance with company quality systems and support audits.
  • Basic design and fabrication of repairs and process improvements.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.
     
    KEY COMPETENCIES
     
  • Experience/knowledge in the following areas:   Electrical circuit troubleshooting, PLC, Electronics, ARC flash, plumbing, steam and boiler, pneumatics, confined space, mobile equipment, Mig and Tig welding
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Ability to problem solve and prioritize work
  • Ability to bend, squat and kneel, and climb frequently
  • Ability to stand for periods of a minimum of 3 hours
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work varied hours/days
  • Ability to lift average weighted materials, 50 lbs  up to 70 lbs occasionally
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  •  Ability to read and interpret blue prints mechanical and electrical schematics, piping diagrams, in orthographic, isometric, and sketch-views
     
    Education 
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Mechanical Journeyman or Technical/Vocation Certificate preferred
     
    Experience:
  • 5+ years of related exp working in a production environment preferred 

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

Career Services Contact Information 

jodyb@bigbend.edu

(509)793-2069

Building 1800

Room 1836

Career Services Faculty/Staff

Career Services Coordinator, Jody Bortz

Bortz, Jody

Career Services Coordinator
jodyb@bigbend.edu
(509) 793-2069
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