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Maintenance Technician II - 32.56per hour hr. plus sign on bonus


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 Technician II 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. 


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. Compensation includes an hourly wage of $32.56 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:  Apr 21, 2024

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