Western Machine Works is a Portland based company specializing in the repair and manufacture of equipment for the Pulp & Paper, Wind Power, Hydro-Electric, Shipyard and other heavy industries.  WMW has been in business for over 30 years and maintains a strong and stable customer base.  We have not experienced any personnel layoffs in over 20 years. 

We are immediately hiring for an experienced Millwright/ Assembly Technician!

Benefits Include:

  • Wage $25.00 – $35.00/hour depending on experience.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance.
  • Life, Long Term, and Short Term Disability Insurance.
  • Education Reimbursement.
  • 401K Retirement Plan.
  • Yearly Bonus Plan.
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation.


  • 5+ years experience with hands on mechanical repairs.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and the ability to work independently or as part of a group.
  • Understanding of best practices for mounting and dismounting large bearings.
  • Understanding of rigging and use of overhead cranes.
  • Oxy/Acetylene Torch and welding knowledge is beneficial.
  • Must be competent with the accurate use of ID and OD micrometers.
  • Must be extremely detail oriented and have the ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Tools appropriate for mechanic work required.
  • Job requires the ability to push/pull and lift over 50 lbs.

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Western Machine Works
12005 N. Burgard Rd., Portland, OR 97203

If you have questions about any of our job openings don’t hesitate to reach out to us via our contact page.

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