LEWISTON - Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories will raise its starting hourly wage for U.S. employees to $16 per hour, effective May 1. The company also announced that it is looking for 50 people to join their manufacturing teams working in Pullman and Lewiston.
The 50 job openings are for entry-level production employees who will assemble the electronic devices SEL invents, designs and builds to protect, monitor and control electric power systems around the world. The positions will be split between the SEL’s manufacturing facilities in Pullman and Lewiston.
“We are always excited to welcome new people to our team and these positions offer a great starting point within our company and outstanding opportunities for growth,” said Leith Sorenson, senior vice president of Manufacturing.
SEL has experienced steady growth for more than three decades.
“Worldwide demand for our products is increasing and we’re pleased to offer new opportunities in Pullman and Lewiston and to share our success with our employees,” said Edmund O. Schweitzer, III, president and chief technology officer.