Industrial Electrician – Dorchester, WI

Industrial Electrician
Dorchester Wisconsin
Northwest Hardwoods, Inc


Background:  Northwest Hardwoods is a world-class, integrated, global supplier of wood products to the furniture, cabinet, molding and millwork industries.  We serve the industrial market segment worldwide.  We are searching for a candidate who is a team player with a can-do attitude who enjoys a challenge.


Position Overview:  The Industrial Electrician candidate will have a good eye for detail and be able to handle stressful situations in a positive manner. The plant maintenance electrician’s primary responsibility is to ensure that all electrical apparatus remains at a fully functional capacity. Must troubleshoot, maintain and make all repairs necessary for the safe, efficient operations of the mill during the assigned shift, including but not limited to the following:


Job Responsibilities:

  • PLC and Ladder Logic knowledge
  • Programming and troubleshooting PLCs to include Allen Bradley (RSLogix500 and Control Logix)
  • Experience installing, configuring, repairing and maintaining various brands of AC and DC electronic drives and soft starts
  • Skilled in configuration and calibration of a wide variety of sensors
  • Experienced in configuring, set up and troubleshooting industrial networks
  • Applicants must be safety conscious, self-motivated, and willing to work as a team player.
  • Must be able to work in the US


Job Requirements:

  • A high-school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Preferred experience with NEC code, 24-volt ac/dc through 480 volt ac three phase, frequency drives & PLC logic.
  • Sawmill experience a plus
  • Ability to work effectively in teams
  • Experience with John Galt software a plus
  • APICS certifications a plus (now ASCM)


Northwest Hardwoods provides a highly competitive compensation program with a profit sharing plan.  Our comprehensive benefit package includes medical, dental, prescription and vision care coverage.  Pre-tax Health Savings Account and 401(K) Retirement Plan with company match.  Company paid life insurance and short-term disability, paid vacation, paid holidays and Employee Assistance Program.

To apply please submit your resume and letter of interest to:


Northwest Hardwoods, Inc is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status