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Maintenance Electrician Technician


We currently have an opening for an experienced Maintenance Electrician for our Exeter, CA facility.  This facility manufactures corrugated packaging products for local and national customers.

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. 


  • Know and follow all company safety policies.
  • Work independently with results driven mentality.
  • Plan & execute all work efficiently and on time.
  • Drive to improve methods, knowledge, tools, and techniques in all aspects of work.
  • Communicate and coordinate in verbal and written form with coworkers, management, as needed to complete work orders.
  • Utilize SAP for creating notifications, ordering parts, and closing work orders.
  • Setup, troubleshoot, repair, replace, and operate common industrial electric components including the following:
    • Control relays, contactors, photo eyes, proximity sensors, limit switches, programmable logic controllers and the safety rated versions of all of these components.
    • Over loads, circuit breakers, fuses, transformers, GFCI outlets, 3-phase motors, and disconnect switches.
    • Variable frequency drives, servo drives, and DC drives
    • Reed switches, latching relays, timers, solenoids, encoders, potentiometers, industrial boiler electronics, proportional valve controllers, E+P transducers, and modular operator control switches (toggle, push button, joystick, etc.)
  • Use RSlogix 5-500-5000 to make minor programming edits/additions in ladder logic and add new i/o modules.
  • Use Factory Talk Studio to add buttons and screens to HMI panels.
  • Use Drive Explorer/Executive to create traces, modify parameters, and monitor I/o.
  • Use information from data sheets, electrical block diagrams, and electrical schematics to assist with repairs and new installations.
  • Use Draft sight (or similar CAD program) to make modifications to electrical drawings.
  • Electrical drawings (for which the CAD model may be missing).
  • Record and track all temporary jumpers (electrical or pneumatic) used to keep machines running while waiting for complete repairs to be made.  Follow up to ensure jumpers are removed in a timely manner.
  • Manage electrical documentation in physical (paper) and electronic forms; ensure schematics are up to date, easy to locate, and well-drawn.


  • Create parts lists and order parts for all self-planned project & repair work.
  • Perform all physical wiring of machines & facility with wire sizes up to 8 AWG.
  • Print and apply labels to all wiring and terminals.
  • Loom, route, and manage wiring in a tidy and professional manner.
  • Bend & install rigid conduit from ½” to 1 ¼”.
  • Plan & execute wire pulls up to 200ft.
  • Read and understand hydraulic and pneumatic schematics.
  • Troubleshoot pneumatic & hydraulic components:  cylinders, valves, pilot operated valves, booster valves, throttles, checks, & motors.
  • Work at heights using ladders, man lift, and boom lift as needed to complete work orders.
  • Kneel, crouch, bend, and work with hands over shoulder height as needed to complete work orders.
  • Work in hot environment (warehouse is shaded and air circulates well but there is no air conditioning).
  • Lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Stand or walk on uneven surfaces.
  • Follow the best practices of 5S as they apply to your work. 


  • High School degree, or equivalent
  • Apprenticeship certification
  • Minimum of 5 years of maintenance experience in corrugated preferred or manufacturing environment
  • Must be willing to work alternate shift, weekends and overtime as required 


  • Electrical aptitude (required)
  • Mechanical aptitude (preferred)
  • Strong circuit theory
  • Troubleshooting expertise

International Paper Company is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V.
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.


Exeter, CA, US, 93221

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Nov 18, 2021

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