Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

HSC - SSM - Electrician Apprentice

Job Locations US-CA-Scotia
Job ID 2021-2209


Apprentice Electricians Wanted!! Hourly Rate $28.00  + $1000 EMPLOYEE RETENTION BONUS PROGRAM! 


Humboldt Sawmill Company, LLC. (HSC) continues to expand its Scotia, CA Sawmill Operations! We have Immediate job placement available for  Apprentice Electricians to join our Scotia, CA Sawmill Maintenance Team! 


The Electrician Apprentice program is designed to teach and train candidates to plan, layout, install and repair wiring, electrical machinery, components, and control equipment in a safe and productive manner.


Relocation help is available! The company offers secure employment, family-level wages, company paid medical, dental, and vision benefits plus much more! 


Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC (MFP), is a leading manufacturer and distributor of environmentally certified redwood decking, fencing, landscaping, and dimensional lumber products throughout California and the Western U.S. Environmental stewardship constitutes the cornerstone of Mendocino Forest Products’ corporate culture. The company is one of the largest suppliers of redwood lumber in the world. Mendocino Forest Products requires each of our supply chain partners to utilize the best possible forest management practices. We grow more redwood than we harvest annually while practicing wildlife habitat conservation that provides clean air, fresh water, and natural habitats for plants and animals.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


You will learn to become proficient in the duties and responsibilities below and progress in a reasonable amount of time.

  • Repair faulty equipment or systems
  • Implement electrical safety standards as required by NFPA 70. (National Fire Protection association- National electric code)
  • Plan new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials
  • Provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes
  • Prepare sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follow diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring
  • Measure, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit
  • Pull wiring through conduit
  • Splice wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, twisting or soldering wires together, and applying tape or terminal caps
  • Connect wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment
  • Install control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels
  • Connect power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads
  • Test continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components with testing instruments such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope
  • Observe and document the functioning of installed equipment or systems to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • One year certificate from college or technical school.
    • Or minimum four years related experience, Commercial or industrial preferred.
    • Or two years technical craft training.
    • Or equivalent combination equaling 1,500 hours on the job training and 50 hours classroom time.
  • Must maintain and carry a valid driver license and remain eligible and capable of operating company vehicles in accordance with company policy guidelines
  • Basic Algebra, Geometry and computer skills including MS Office
  • Meets the minimum tool requirements
  • Demonstrates safe work practices including LOTO, Hot work permits & Equipment Operation with a strong working knowledge with OSHA safety codes.
  • Proven ability to follow detailed work instructions
  • Must possess a valid California Drivers’ license and be eligible to operate a company vehicle under company policy guidelines


  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and communicate.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to smell.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close, distance, color, peripheral and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, and vibration. 
  • The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. 
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • This position requires eye protection, hearing protection, leather or rubber gloves, safety shoes, and hard hat.


Teamwork - balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.


Interpersonal Skills & Professionalism – treats people with respect; inspires the trust of others; ability to proactively resolve conflict; maintains confidentiality; remains open to others' ideas; approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.


Adaptability & Dependability - adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events; follows instructions, responds to leadership direction; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.


Innovation - displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.


Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Workplace


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