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Maintenance Journeyman Level 1


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.





We currently have an opening for an experienced Maintenance Journeyman 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.  Candidates must be willing to work alternative shifts, weekends and overtime as required. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Know and follow all company safety policies.
  • Work independently with results driven mentality.
  • Maintaining teamwork with other associates
  • Performing emergency / break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations
  • 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, vendors, and manufacturers as needed to complete work orders.
  • Locate unknown part numbers using system documentation, direct inspection, & by calling manufacturers.
  • Utilize SAP for creating notifications, ordering parts, and closing work orders.
  • Track the arrival of parts you ordered and kit them so they are readily available during next scheduled PM
  • Performing other duties as assigned by supervision
  • Follow the best practices of 5S as they apply to your work.
  • Read and understand hydraulic and pneumatic schematics.
  • Troubleshoot pneumatic & hydraulic components:  cylinders, valves, pilot operated valves, booster valves, throttles, checks, & motors.
  • Troubleshoot and repair of material handling roller conveyors.
  • Safe operation of metal fabrication tools including: break, shear, band saw, drill, taps, grinders, and MIG welder.
  • Service pneumatic operated friction brakes and clutches.
  • Broken bolt extraction & thread repair.
  • Roller chain repair; measuring & tensioning correctly for the application.
  • Roller bearing and sprocket replacement, using pullers, cutting keys, and dimpling for set screws
  • Stitching and replacing belts from 4 to 110 inches in width – correctly tensioned and tracked
  • Thread & fit pipe for water, steam, and air.
  • Makeup hydraulic lines up to 1 inch
  • Painting: brush, roller, and spray.


Position Requirements

  • High school diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Preferred candidates will have a 2-4 year technical degree focusing on electronics and/or industrial maintenance



Physical Requirements

  • Lift up to 50lbs.
  • Stand or walk on uneven surfaces.
  • 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 but there is no air conditioning).


International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, vacation as well as a 401(k) plan and retirement savings account.   This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans



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. 

Exeter CA 93221 


Exeter, CA, US, 93221

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Oct 8, 2021

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