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Industrial Electrical Technician

Production & Skilled Trades
Ashland Sawmill
24000268 Requisition #


Electrical & Instrumentation Tradesperson


Irving Forest Products, Inc, a growing company on the leading edge of technology in the sawmill industry.


We are currently seeking an Electrical & Instrumentation Tradesperson for a current opportunity. We are looking for safety oriented, energetic individuals to join our team!



  • Education Required:  Associate’s Degree in Electrical Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology or an equivalent degree 
  • Years of Experience preferred:
    • 2-5 years of experience in an industrial setting   
  • Strong troubleshooting abilities with electrical controls, power distribution (high and low voltage), programmable logic controllers and variable frequency drives is essential   
  • Able to read and understand electrical drawings
  • Ability to work rotating shift
  • Previous sawmill experience is considered as asset
  • Ability to work independently or part of a team a must

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all site electrical systems are maintained in good working order in an effort to maximize the efficiency of mill equipment
  • Installing, repairing, troubleshooting and maintaining electric motors, scanners, drives, and PLC's on equipment used in the sawmill processes
  • Maintain site network, to include maintaining, upgrading and new systems
  • Responding to requests from both the Production Supervisors and the Maintenance Supervisor
  • Committing to and always promoting the use of safe practices


  • Ashland Sawmill

What We Offer:

  • This position offers a competitive wage and an excellent benefits package. The package consists of the following:
    • 401k with 5% company match
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life and Disability Insurances
    • Reimbursement Accounts
    • Annual Uniform Credit
    • Paid Vacation, holiday, and sick time
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program
    • Wellness Programs
    • Employee Discount Programs
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Dependent Scholarship Programs
    • In-house professional certifications and training courses
  • Compensation Wages and Bonuses
    • Salary Range: $24.55/hour - $33.59/hour
    • Night Shift Differential: $2.00/hour
    • Attendance Bonus: $40.00/week
    • Production Bonus:  $0.60/hour average


To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please apply online: Maine Opportunities at J.D. Irving, Limited (jdirving.com)


For additional information, please contact Douglas Cyr at (207) 554-7026 or email us at meforestjobs@jdirving.com


We appreciate your interest in our company!  The initial review of applications will begin on the deadline date for applying.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


To learn more about our products and services, click here.




Irving Forest Products, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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J.D. Irving, Limited would never request money from job seekers, nor request personal information beyond what is required for a resume.  We routinely report suspicious activities and accounts and we ask anyone who has received messages from a fraudulent account to do the same.  If you have questions about the validity of an offer, please contact jobs@jdirving.com.

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