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Maintenance Mechanic Level 1


Position Title: 

Maintenance Mechanic


Pay Rate:




Hourly Full-Time (6:00pm-6:00am, 2on,2off,3on 24-7 schedule)


Physical Location:

Crawfordsville Box Facility

801 N Englewood Dr.

Crawfordsville, IN 47933



We are looking for motivated individuals who are capable of performing a multitude of functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment. Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity. The position will require working in a multitasking role with other maintenance technicians to complete any given task. Must possess excellent verbal communication skills, attendance and safety record with a demonstrated ability to follow directions. Resume is required for application.


The Job You Will Perform:


  • Following all safety rules and practices
  • Performing preventive maintenance activities such as lubricating, measuring wear, measuring positions, repositioning components; and observing operations, vibrations, and noise levels;
  • Performing emergency break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations;
  • Referencing equipment manuals and other technical literature;
  • Contacting and working with vendors and subcontractors to achieve desired results;
  • Accurately using measurement and test equipment;
  • Performing electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam system, and other repairs and installations as needed;
  • Safely operating the boiler, and maintaining adequate operating steam pressure (> 180 PSI);
  • Maintaining clean and organized work areas, and cleaning up work areas as part of completing assigned tasks;
  • Accurately and completely preparing and maintaining maintenance records and other paperwork;
  • Trouble-shooting and solving problems;
  • Maintaining teamwork with other associates;
  • Keeping supervision informed of problems and/or unusual situations;
  • Performing other duties as assigned by supervision.


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • The ability to perform the duties / responsibilities of the job with or without accommodation
  • The ability to read, write, and speak English
  • The ability to accurately use and read a variety of measuring devices
  • Well-rounded electrical, mechanical, and machine shop skills and experience
  • The ability to learn; and the ability to follow instructions, ask questions, and work effectively as a member of a team.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to programmable controls, numeral controls, power supplies, drives, gauges, and test equipment.
  • Preventative maintenance, breakdown repairs, minimize equipment down time and perform small project activities. 
  • Read blueprints, schematics, and drawings. 
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment; responsible for proper waste disposal. 
  • Receptive to training and performing other duties as required.



  • High school degree (or G.E.D.) is required.
  • Minimum two years of experience in an industrial manufacturing environment; a technical diploma/certification, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills; both electrical and mechanical.
  • Must own full assortment of hand tools both metric and standard.
  • Working knowledge of electrical safety principals, and experience with electrical troubleshooting is a must.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with, but not limited to: ammeters, multimeters, field programming equipment, ladder and PLC schematic.
  • A thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic equipment.
  • Good knowledge of industrial equipment along with the repair of equipment with minimal documentation and the ability to read electrical/mechanical prints.
  • Highly qualified candidates will have a thorough knowledge of PLC troubleshooting, relay logic troubleshooting, motor controls, and drive systems.
  • Ability to climb in overhead structures, to work beneath machines and in close quarters performing analysis and repair work.
  • Willing to work minimum five-day workweek to include 12-hour shifts and overtime as required.

The hiring process for successful candidates will include a pre-employment aptitude, Electrical and Mechanical test, as well as a team interview, background check and physical/drug testing.

The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term Disability, 401(k) and/or Pension (where applicable), Paid Time Off, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision, and pets.


The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities


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

nternational 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. 

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Crawfordsville, IN, US, 47933

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jun 22, 2024

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