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Maintenance Technician 3


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Position Title: Maintenance Technician

Pay Rate: $29.06/hr

Category/Shift: 1st Shift hours available with OT as needed

Perks: Work-Life Balance, Safety Prioritized, Employee Referral Program

Physical Location: International Paper Recycling, 2800 Dixon Street, Des Moines, IA 50316

The Job You Will Perform:

    • Administer preventative maintenance scheduling systems
    • Safely and efficiently perform preventative maintenance tasks to minimize unscheduled downtime
    • Manage critical spare parts program
    • Plan, communicate and perform repairs and maintenance as needed
    • Troubleshoot, service and or repair balers, conveyors, shredders, and other equipment
    • Perform root cause analysis for any abnormal conditions/failures, take required corrective and preventive actions to prevent recurrence of such conditions (include operators in analysis as needed)
    • Respond to reports of broken or faulty items
    • Coordinates Contractor activities through identifying needs, scheduling, monitoring and evaluating 
    • Train employees on performing and documenting equipment pre-use inspections, preparing work orders and placing defective equipment out of service 
    • Participate in specifications process for new equipment acquisitions 

The Skills You Will Bring:

    • Basic computer skills with general familiarity in Excel and Outlook
    • Forklift experience preferred
    • Skid steer tractor experience preferred
    • Wheel loader tractor experience preferred
    • Boom lift experience preferred
    • Scissor lift experience preferred
    • History as a trained electrician in industrial applications is preferred
    • History as a general millwright is preferred
    • History as a trained welder is preferred
    • Experience reading and following blueprints or other schematics/wiring diagrams is required
    • Understanding of mechanical operation in industry required
    • History of diagnosing and repairing low voltage control systems required
    • History of diagnosing and repairing hydraulic systems required
    • Willingness to work first, second and third shifts, call-ins, holidays, and overtime as there is a constant demand for overtime in our maintenance department
    • Willingness to cross-train and learn new skills in other technical areas to enhance capabilities
    • Excellent teamwork, cooperation and problem solving skills
    • On-the-job success in safety, attendance and quality of work expected


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.  International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.
Des Moines  IA  50316


Des Moines, IA, US, 50316 STATE WIDE, IA, US, #

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jan 21, 2023

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