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J1 Electrical Mechanic II


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.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Electronics
  • High-voltage and power distribution
  • AC motors and drives, DC motors and drives
  • Control systems: DCS, PLC’s, PC’s and analytical equipment
  • Ability to work in team environment
  • Installing wire and conduit for newly and existing equipment such as conveyors, programmable controllers, converting and corrugating machinery.
  • Replacing faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, motors, and position sensing devices such as proximity switch timer, scanners and photoelectric devices.
  • Assist industrial mechanic as needed.



  • Minimum high school graduate or GED equivalent

Electrical Journeyman must have 4 years of electrical apprenticeship or helper experience, or an Associate degree in Industrial Maintenance.


  • Electrical Journeyman  must have one of the following


  • Industrial Technology degree
  • Certificate from accredited college or trade school
  • (2) years Industrial maintenance experience


  • Willing and capable of working all shifts


In addition, qualified candidates must be willing to meet the following requirements: Undergo a drug screen for illicit use of drugs as a condition of employment; Submit to periodic drug screens as a condition of employment; Work any shift and/or a rotating shift schedule; Work overtime on a regular basis and with last minute notification as needed; Work holidays and/or weekends on a regular basis; Wear required safety equipment; Operate or work in industrial conditions (i.e. warm/hot, dusty/dirty, around hazardous chemicals, noise, heavy machinery or elevated working surfaces with proper safety training and safety protection).

Compensation & Benefits:

The hourly rate for a Journeyman Electrician is $33.15.


International Paper’s Newport Mill offers all employees a competitive benefits package, including health care insurance, life insurance, holiday pay and paid vacation. International Paper employees are eligible for retirement benefits including a 401k plan with a company match. 

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. 


Cayuga, IN, US, 47928-8153

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Mar 6, 2023

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