Manufacturing Maintenance Assistant

Location: Davenport, CA

Big Creek Lumber Company, a leading supplier of lumber and building materials in central California, seeks a Manufacturing Maintenance Assistant to support Millwrights at our Davenport manufacturing facility. Looking for a person who displays aptitude for maintenance excellence in mechanical, electrical and/or welding tasks. Responsible for working with experienced maintenance staff to ensuring consistent maintenance of all sawmill machinery in a manner that supports high-quality, cost-effective, safe production. This is a great opportunity for someone with the interest and desire to learn, develop skills and grow a career.

  • Assist in performing immediate repairs to keep manufacturing facilities in operation
  • Assist with consistent inspections of a wide variety of sawmill machinery
  • Learn to trouble shoot, repair and/or replace machinery as needed
  • Ensure all machinery is consistently aligned to maintain proper tolerances to meet production standards
  • Assist in design and fabrication of machinery
  • Participate in preventive maintenance programs by maintaining and enhancing procedures that ensure that all sawmill machinery is consistently performs to meet production needs and reduce down time
  • Document maintenance activities

Requirements include:

  • Some experience in maintenance mechanics
  • Provide own basic hand tools required for performance of duties
  • Interest and/or basic knowledge in mechanical, plumbing, construction, welding, fabrication and hydraulic repairs.
  • Demonstrate safe work practices and safety leadership at all times
  • Basic computer skills
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus

If you are interested in this position, please apply online. Or apply by submitting a completed  job application or resume and cover letter to us via email to or via fax at (866) 828-4171.


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