Maintenance Fabricator - 1st Shift at Columbia Forest Group

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Old Fort, North Carolina

Job Description:

Monday- Friday 7am-3pm


  • Understanding mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic drawings, diagrams, and blueprints.

  • Adhere to CFP (Columbia Forest Products) Core Values.

  • Install stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment according to layout plans using hand and power tools

  • Places a high priority on a timely response to capital projects.

  • Follows company policy and stays abreast of changes.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

  • Maintains a clean and environmentally safe work area.

  • Keep detailed and accurate maintenance reports and records.

  • The ability to operate heavy equipment.

  • Maintain heavy equipment.

  • Communicating with management/supervision to keep the project aligned with their goals.

  • Ability to lift to 50 lbs. Occasional exertions of 100lbs. of force.

  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Assist in creating and maintaining a safe work environment. Works with others to identify, eliminate, reduce, or control safety hazards. LOTO and other plant specific training to keep ones self-safe must be done. Take steps to ensure that every job is safe and completed to the latest workplace, safety regulations, laws, and requirements. Faulty work can cause an injury.


  • Responsible for maintaining the quality workmanship and for ensuring that quality is taught to all team members. Responsibility for errors:


  • High School Diploma or GED required. Recommended degree in Engineering (Electrical and/or Mechanical) with at least 5 years' experience or the equivalent sufficient.

  • Proven abilities in fabricating.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

  • Basic knowledge of the entire process for manufacturing hardwood plywood.

  • Detailed knowledge of process equipment.

  • Problem solve and engage with necessary staff/team leads to address emerging facility or equipment issues.

  • Working knowledge of safety standards of equipment.

  • Computer experience. (ERP system, excel, word, etc.)

  • Basic knowledge of wood species and production requirements.

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • General knowledge in repairs of machinery, installation, modification, and maintenance of plumbing fixtures in heating, water, and drainage systems.

  • General knowledge of maintenance/ground equipment operation, maintenance, and repair.

  • Ability to plan for projects, shutdowns, design changes knowledge.

  • Technical skills to include mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic.

  • Ability to work independently without supervision and meet tight deadlines.

  • Sound judgement and decision capabilities.

  • Work in a team environment.

  • Ability to overcome obstacles and have the organizational skills necessary to complete assignments in a timely manner.

  • Ability to be proactive in problem solving and to lead the resolution of potential gaps in the project process.

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