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Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Carrollton, TX, US, 75006

Company: International Paper

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

Maintenance Technician – Journeyman


International Paper Corrugated Box Plant in Carrollton (1655 South I35 East, Carrollton, TX 75006), is accepting applications for Industrial Maintenance Personnel.  Reporting to the Plant’s Maintenance Manager, maintenance employees will take the lead role in maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing and supporting the plant’s manufacturing equipment by performing   maintenance tasks (may include electrical duties) to minimize production downtime and improve plant performance. The ideal candidate must be multi-skilled and have the ability and willingness to work on mechanical equipment.


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Performs a wide variety of preventive and corrective maintenance tasks on a variety of electrical, mechanical, and conveyance system equipment;
  • Trouble shoots, disassembles, repairs, and monitors equipment as required when equipment failures occur;
  •  Responsible for checking motors, pumps, gear boxes, conveyors, air compressors, drives, etc. assuring proper operation;
  •  Adjusts critical tolerances of operating equipment such as pumps, gear cases, bearings, seals, etc.
  • Completes daily work orders as assigned and updates team with daily work reports outlining progress and new issues;
  • Trains team mates in keeping all equipment in good repair and regularly serviced;
  • Identifies and suggests new approaches or best known methods to foster continuous improvement;
  • Actively participates in safety meetings and follows safety guidelines;
  •  Completes purchase requests, time sheets and all related paperwork required to document maintenance activities;
  • Others duties per management direction.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 – 3 year’s work experience in an industrial maintenance environment.
  • Completion of an education program in electrical or industrial electrical or industrial training  – OR –  completion of an Electrical Apprenticeship Program and three out of the last five years’ journey - level experience as an electrician in an industrial maintenance field.
  • Must be able to read and interpret schematics and wiring diagrams. Good with working in a team setting alongside multiple other crafts.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain all certifications as required by Company, and Law.
  • Must be able to work any shift and/or Over Time based upon workload and in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Ability to read and interpret safety documents, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, electrical drawings, and electrical circuits;
  • Preferred skills in pneumatics, electrical, PLC and hydraulics; 
  • Ability to pass standardized maintenance aptitude assessments.
    For candidates that meet the preferred qualifications outlined above, International Paper offers a competitive salary ($29.95) for 2nd and 3rd shift. IP offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life, and accident insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan.


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. 

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth