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Maintenance Electrician

Lamb Weston
Paterson, Washington, United States
January 18, 2017

Started in 1950 on a small farm in the Northwest region of the U.S., Lamb Weston has grown to be one of the world’s largest frozen potato companies, happily delivering the delicious goodness of fries to more than 100 countries. Lamb Weston has created inventive products and processes that are standards in the industry. When we look at a potato, we see possibilities.

Our people are a valuable and integral part of our business and play a vital role in our success as an organization. At Lamb Weston we offer the financial stability and career potential of a true industry leader.

Lamb Weston will offer you the opportunity to put your education and skills to work as part of a great team, contributing to the achievement of the organization’s goals and objectives. You will be challenged to take responsibility, drive results, show creativity, and display initiative - and you will be rewarded for your contributions and impact.

Let’s explore the possibilities together.


Responsible for performing routine equipment maintenance and electrical, troubleshooting and solving equipment issues and assisting in continuous improvement efforts.


Install and modify new and existing mechanical electrical equipment according to installation instructions.

Perform equipment start-ups, repairs and overhauls.

Study blueprints, schematics, manuals, or other specifications to determine installation procedures.

Test faulty equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test equipment or software, and applying knowledge of the functional operation of electronic units and systems.

Operate equipment to demonstrate proper use or to analyze malfunctions.

Perform scheduled preventive maintenance tasks, such as checking, cleaning, or repairing equipment, to detect and prevent problems.

Repair or adjust equipment, machines, or defective components, replacing worn parts, such as gaskets or seals in electrical equipment.

Performs preventative maintenance and modifications to the mechanical electrical systems as needed

Read and interpret blueprints, engineering specifications, project plans and technical documents.

Troubleshooting and problem solving skills and ability to diagnose problems and recommend cost-effective solutions.


Knowledge of electrical theory and its application.

Knowledge of safety procedures applicable to working with and on live circuits.

Knowledge of electrical construction and maintenance practices and procedures.

Ability to analyze electrical and mechanical problems and devise and carry out effective plans for repair.

Ability to communicate technical information.

Skill in the practical application of electrical testing devices.

Ability to troubleshoot and install control circuits

Skills in teamwork and communication including leadership, problem solving, interpreting adaptability/flexibility and time management.

Ability to perform assigned work independently with minimal supervision.

Two years of journeyman level electrical experience.

Four years of food processing maintenance experience

Lamb Weston is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Job Type: Full-time