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International Paper

International Paper

Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

Position Title:

Maintenance Electrician

Pay Rate:



Hourly Full-Time / 7pm to 7am

Physical Location:

Columbus Box Plant

4847 Cargo Drive

Columbus, Georgia 31907

The Job You Will Perform:

The Electrician is expected to be proficient in all IP safety requirements, including, but not limited to: LOTT, Arc Flash, Hot Work, PreTask and Lockout Exception Forms. He/she is expected to have the job specific skills necessary for all monthly PM inspections. The Electrician is expected to provide maintenance support to all production equipment at the Columbus plant. He/she is expected to be competent in fundamental electrical skills necessary for electrical troubleshooting (PLCs, drives (variable frequency and DC), control circuits, etc). The Electrician is expected to be a fully functional maintenance person, demonstrating job specific knowledge and leadership skills during major projects such as roll changes.

  • Electrical/Industrial Electronics Trade School graduation
  • Minimum of two years industrial electrical repair experience
  • Industrial electrical ability/experience to include:
    • Skilled troubleshooting with volt meter
    • DC drives and variable frequency AC drives
    • Schematic reading and troubleshooting control circuits
    • Troubleshooting PLC controls with a laptop
    • Program a drive by setting up the initial parameters
  • Mechanical electrical ability/experience must include:
    • Servicing hydraulic and pneumatic systems
    • General mechanical maintenance support of production equipment,
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Must be willing to work weekends, including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays as needed
  • Must be willing to work additional hours as needed
  • Must be willing to work any shift and flexible to provide coverage on a different shift as necessary

The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance

The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.

The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.

The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting InternationalPaper.com.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.