We are always looking for enthusiastic, fast learners to join our team. At Heartwood's manufacturing facility, jobs range from entry level production labor, to heavy equipment operating, and maintenance. If you have existing skills or a desire to learn new ones, this might be the job for you. 


If you are interested in working at Heartwood, please reach out! Email your resume to hr@heartwoodbiomass.com or fill out an application here.


Heartwood Biomass is hiring a skilled Millwright to join our maintenance team. This position entails maintaining, repairing, and installing industrial wood product manufacturing equipment. If you enjoy solving problems and implementing process flow efficiencies, this might be the job for you. This position is located in Wallowa, OR.

Essential Functions

  • Perform and implement preventative maintenance programs for all equipment and rolling stock

  • Follow safety policies and procedures in all work activities and lead by example

  • Demonstrate a complete understanding of Heartwood’s operation and equipment

  • Recommend, plan, and implement facility improvements

  • Dismantle, reassemble, and troubleshoot equipment when required for repair, installation, or maintenance

  • Align and calibrate machinery and equipment for efficient and safe operation

  • Maintain accurate parts inventory, preventative maintenance reporting, and documentation

  • Adjust work plan in real time to optimize production efficiencies

  • Productively respond to change and seek clarification


Skills, Habits, and Attitude

  • Flexible in changing circumstances

  • Apply “lessons learned”

  • Demonstrate initiative and exhibit sound judgement

  • Build and maintain constructive relationships with team members

  • Prioritize, organize, and sequence tasks appropriately

  • Communicate effectively


Knowledge Requirements

  • Demonstrate fabricating and cutting capabilities

  • Competent machinist with a well-developed mechanical aptitude

  • Broad working knowledge of diesel engines, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems

  • Ability to safely operate maintenance tools and relevant machinery

  • Ability to read and interpret documents, operating and maintenance instructions, policies, and procedure manuals

  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions 


Experience and Education Requirements

  • 2 or more years of experience as a Millwright

  • 2-year Associate’s Degree, or equivalent training at a technical school

  • Completion of a formal apprenticeship program is preferred

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered


Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

This position involves extensive physical activity preforming daily activities of a primarily technical nature. The employee will be required to stand, walk, climb stairs, kneel, and sit. The employee must also exhibit manual dexterity sufficient to reach, handle, work with fingers, hands, and arms, to perceive attributes of objects and materials, and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. Noise levels vary from moderate to high depending on the location within the facility. Millwrights are frequently exposed to changing weather conditions, as well as an indoor industrial shop environment.


  • Retirement Plan

  • Dental Insurance

  • Life Flight Insurance

  • Paid time off and sick leave

  • $1500 sign-on bonus


Job Type: Full time, day shift

Compensation: $25/h - $35/h DOE

Posting Date: July 19, 2022

Closing Date: Until filled

Interested Applicants: email resume and cover letter to hr@heartwoodbiomass.com  

Now Hiring: Millwright