Share this Job
Apply now »

Experienced (J1) Electrical Maintenance Technician - CCF


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.



International Paper in Columbus, MS (larger Columbus Mill, Carson Road/ Hwy 792 east of Hwy 45 South) now has opportunities for J1 E&I Maintenance Technicians at our world-class manufacturing facility.  We are seeking safe, reliable, motivated, and dedicated team members to join our family.  We offer excellent wages and provide an excellent total compensation package including a health plan, 401(k), incentive plan, paid holidays, vacation, disability, and life insurance.  We are committed to creating and maintaining an environment where individuals can flourish, where diversity is encouraged, and where community is supported.


Discover a career you can be proud of at International Paper.

J1 E&I Maintenance Technician

Pay Rate:  $32.36


Position Scope:

This is a J1 level E&I Technician position responsible for completing scheduled and routine maintenance work along with performing many other duties, both as part of a team and independently.  Duties include, but are not restricted to, electrical circuit troubleshooting and repair, conduit and wire installation, lighting repair, PLC troubleshooting and repair, drive troubleshooting and repair, as well as instrumentation / control valve calibration, troubleshooting and repair.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least age 18
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent work experience required
  • Three or more years verifiable experience as a J1 E&I technician
  • Previous multi-skilled maintenance experience
  • Must possess high standards in the areas of safety, quality, ethics, craftsmanship, customer focus, and leadership skills.
  • Skilled in maintenance and troubleshooting of E&I related equipment and process problems
  • Knowledge of key operating areas, PLCs AC & DC drives, analog and digital field instrumentation, and DCS equipment.


Plus:  Must be willing to meet the following requirements:

  • Must satisfactorily pass pre-employment assessment testing and post offer drug/alcohol screen, background check and physical
  • 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 in a tobacco free environment
  • Work any shift and/or a rotating shift schedule
  • Work overtime on a regular basis and with last minute notification
  • Work holidays and/or weekends on a regular basis
  • Respond to emergencies during off hours and weekends
  • Wear all required safety equipment and PPE
  • Operate or work in industrial conditions (i.e. warm/hot, dusty/dirty, around hazardous chemicals, noise, and heavy machinery or elevated work surfaces with proper safety training and safety protection)
  • Assist mechanical craft as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two year Associate Degree in any of the IP Core Maintenance skills or related disciplines (Instrumentation or Electrical).
  • Relevant work experience in an industrial environment
  • Strong math/physics understanding
  • Prior experience as a multi-skilled Electrical/Instrumentation Technician


There are no Relocation Benefits associated with this position.


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



Columbus, MS, US, 39703

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Oct 8, 2021

If you are not finding suitable opportunities now, please click below to join our talent community!

Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

Apply now »