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Maintenance Technician 4 - $37.74 hourly rate


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 Company ( a leader in the industrial packaging industry is accepting applications for full-time Maintenance Tech.4 in its Fort Wayne facility.  The successful candidate for this multi-craft position should be able to conduct, maintain, test and repair electrical/electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components, as well as apply knowledge of electrical/electronics and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and apply skills in restoring equipment to operation.


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. 


Pay Rate:

$37.74/Hr + $0.23 Shift Differential 2nd shift

                    $0.37 Shift Differential 3rd shift

*Sign on bonus of $1,000 at 6 months.



Hourly Full-Time

Shifts – 11pm to 7am, 7am to 3pm, 3pm to 11pm


Physical Location:

Fort Wayne Container Plant

3904 Ferguson Road

Fort Wayne, Indiana 46809


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Industrial maintenance mechanic/electrician will perform routine preventive maintenance and repair of machines.
  • Troubleshoot emergency maintenance on machines as necessary to support plant operations.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical failures
  • Reads, manages and performs work orders of required maintenance services.
  • Contacts vendors and OEM’s when needed to request tech support or parts
  • Troubleshoot PLCs, VFDs, DC Drives and touchscreens
  • Uses SAP to account for time worked and to issue parts for storeroom
  • Use SAP to view work notifications and create work orders



The Skills You Will Bring:

  • 3+ years in industrial maintenance or Combination of experience and training
  • PLC troubleshooting, inputs/outputs, and change outs of programs
  • Experience with both Siemens and Allen Bradley software packages
  • Be familiar with High pressure boiler systems and steam system repairs
  • Repairing and troubleshooting conveyor systems (line controls)
  • Knowledge of mechanical Systems (bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes)
  • High and Low Voltage experience
  • Ability to operate all functions on a multimeter/megohmmeter to diagnose a variety of electrical issues
  • Experience with a variety of sensors: proximity, IR, capacitive, resistive, laser, pressure and temperature
  • Ability to read and understand pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical schematics
  • Troubleshoot and replace both AC and DC motor systems
  • Experience with the Microsoft suite of common programs including Outlook, Excel, Word and Power Point.
  • Ability to learn and teach new skills.


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. Compensation includes an hourly wage of $37.00 per hour plus night differential pay.  We also offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan.

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Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  May 5, 2024

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