Assembly Technician - Swing Shift

Location: Vancouver, WA

Department: Palletizer Assembly

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Over the past 80 years Columbia Machine, Inc. has become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of concrete products equipment and palletizing solutions, serving customers in over 100 countries. Located just across the river in Vancouver, WA right off of I-5 and just 10 minutes from downtown Portland, Columbia Machine is one of Vancouver’s largest employers. A family owned business since 1937, Columbia Machine offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision. If you are looking for a company that values its employees then log on to for more information.


  • Daily assembly of machinery from blueprints, schematics or verbal instructions
  • All phases of  large assembly including pneumatics, hydraulics, and electrical construction
  • Forklift driving, crane work, primer, and touch-up finish painting are performed


  • Must have good mechanical aptitude
  • Electrical knowledge a plus
  • Ability to read blueprints

General Traits:

  • Ability to work well with others
  • Team player
  • Able to work on multiple projects at one time
  • Willing to work OT when needed
  • Good reading, writing and oral communication skills
  • Must have own tools in a roll around toolbox


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • One to three years in an assembly area or related field required

Those with semiconductor or light industrial experience need not apply.

Columbia Machine offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, short and long term disability, 401(k), incentive compensation, paid holidays, paid time off, and tuition reimbursement.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.  Columbia does participate in E-Verify.

To apply for this exciting career opportunity today, please apply online at

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