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Industrial Maintenance Electrician


What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer challenging assignments and total rewards in countries around the world. When we say infinite possibilities, we mean it. Apply now and join a community that improves people’s lives, the planet and our company’s performance by transforming renewable resources into products people depend on every day.


Position Title:

Industrial Maintenance E&I Technician


Pay Rate:

$35.88 hourly


Sign on Bonus:

$1,000 after Probationary Period

$500 after 6 months


Retention Bonus:

$500 after 1 year

Additional lump sum after 2 years



Hourly Full-Time (6 am -2:30 pm Monday-Friday) frequent overtime on Saturdays - required


Physical Location:

2400 Shamrock Avenue

Fort Worth, TX  76107



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The Job You Will Perform:

  • Maintain production equipment
  • Following all safety rules and practices
  • Perform preventive maintenance activities such as lubricating, measuring wear, measuring positions, repositioning components; and observing operations, vibrations, and noise levels
  • Perform emergency / break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations
  • Accurately use measurement and test equipment
  • Perform electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam system, and other repairs and installations as needed
  • Install wire and conduit for newly installed and existing equipment such as conveyors, programmable controllers, converting and corrugating machinery
  • Replace faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, and motors, and position sensing devices such as proximity switch timers, scanners and photo electric devices
  • Diagnose and repair/replace faulty electronic components such as printed circuit boards
  • Safely and efficiently troubleshoot mechanical and electrical systems that includes hydraulic, pneumatic, power transmission, and conveyor systems. 
  • Read electrical block diagrams, schematics as well as PLC ladder logic
  • Use basic hand tools, power tools, electrical testing equipment and computers. 
  • Maintain clean and organized work areas, and cleanup work areas upon completion of assigned tasks
  • Be available to work all shifts as well as weekends, call-ins, holidays and overtime as necessary. 
  • Experience in a corrugated facility is preferred but not required
  • Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) is preferred but not required.
  • Accurately and completely prepare and maintain maintenance records and other paperwork
  • Self-motivated, able to follow through to completion with assigned responsibilities
  • Maintain teamwork with other associates
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervision
  • Operator must wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Proficient use of reading tape measure and safe use of utility knife
  • Count and stack finished product
  • Read factory orders
  • Safely lift/move up to 75 pounds during regular work shift
  • Accurately read gauges and other test equipment
  • Utilize basic shop math, inspecting skills
  • Accurately complete quality and administrative documents and follow directions
  • This person will also be assigned clean-up functions such as blowing down the machine, wiping off shafts, cleaning ink systems, vacuuming and sweeping the machine area, as well as picking up and shredding scrap materials

The Skills You Will Bring:

  • High school diploma, or GED equivalent
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Electrical aptitude 
  • Troubleshooting expertise
  • Mechanical knowledge and experience
  • Must be able to pass an Advanced Industrial Skills and Instrumentation/Electrician Knowledge Assessments prior to interview process. 
  • Consent to a background check, and pre-employment physical/drug screen
  • Stable work history
  • Flexible to work as needed – overtime and/or Second shift.
  • Must be self-driven


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Holidays and Vacation
  • Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education Training & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance

The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities

The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you will see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.

The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. In Russia, we have a 50/50 joint venture, Ilim Group, the country's largest integrated manufacturer of pulp and paper. Additional information can be found by visiting

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 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.
Ft. Worth  TX  76107



Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Nov 26, 2022

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