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Maintenance C


Position Title: 

Maintenance c



Pay Rate:

($23.77/hr. up to $32.00/hr.)


Sign on Bonus:      

$1000 after 30 days,

$500 after 6 months,

$500 after 1 year



Hourly Full-Time (6pm-6am )

 Rotating Schedule. 5 days on, 5 days off, 2 days on, 2 days off


Physical Location:

Fort Smith South Box

4215 Planters Road

Fort Smith, AR  72901


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Maintenance Technicians perform a variety of activities to maintain plant equipment and facilities in optimum operating condition.  These activities include scheduled preventive maintenance and emergency / break down repairs.  Maintenance technicians report to the Maintenance Supervisor. Pay depending on skill level.


  • Primary maintenance technician duties / responsibilities include:
  • Following all safety rules and practices.
  • Ensure product safety
    1.2          -performing preventative maintenance activities such as lubricating, measuring wear, measuring positions, repositioning components, and observing operations, vibrations, and noise levels;
    1.3          -performing emergency / break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations;
    1.4          - referencing equipment manuals and other technical literature; knowledge of detailed mechanical equipment drawings and ability to use detailed blueprints in carrying out troubleshooting and equipment repairs;
    1.5          -contacting and working with vendors and subcontractors to achieve desired results;
    1.6          -accurately using measurement and test equipment; knowledge of types of pitch, diameter of gears (spur, bevel, right angle, herringbone and rack and pinion); ability to install and check for backlash and wear and maintain gears; knowledge of all tools and proficient with scales, tape measures, micrometers, dial indicators, calipers, torque wrenches and pullers
    1.7          -performing electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam system, and other repairs and installations as needed; read and interpret pneumatic and hydraulic schematics and diagrams; ability to design, build and install simple pneumatic and hydraulic systems
    1.8          -safely operating the boiler, and maintaining adequate operation steam pressure (greater than or equal to 180 PSI);
    1.9          -knowledge of mechanical drives and their function and troubleshooting
    1.10        -knowledge of rigging (coma longs, port-a-power, blocking, chain falls, slings, chokers, hydraulic jack, machine dollies, booms and spreader bars;
    1.11        -proficient in all types of welding (torch, stick, mig and tig)
    1.12        -Identify types of bearing and class of fits (roller, ball, tapered and cylindrical and spherical);  identify proper sizing of belts, sheaves, sprockets and chains.
    1.13        -maintaining clean and organized work areas, and cleaning up work areas as part of completing assigned tasks;
    1.14        -accurately and completely preparing and maintain maintenance records and other paperwork;
    1.15        -utilize maintenance computer system to enter notifications, time, research parts, manuals, drawings, etc.
    1.15        -trouble-shooting and solving problems;
    1.16        -maintaining teamwork with other associates;
    1.17        -keeping supervision informed of problems and/or unusual situations;
    2.0          Qualifications for maintenance technicians include the ability to perform the duties / responsibilities of the job with or without accommodation; the ability to accurately use and read a variety of measuring devices; well-rounded electrical, mechanical, and machine shop skills and experience; the ability to learn, and the ability to follow instructions, ask questions, and work effectively as a member of a team.
    2.1          The maintenance supervisor evaluates maintenance technician qualifications.



The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Electrical Maintenance Experience Preferred
    • Proven experience as an electrician
    • Experience in industrial and/or commercial electrical systems
    • Demonstrable ability to use electrical and hand tools (e.g. wire strippers, voltmeter etc.) and electrical drawings and blueprints
    • Thorough knowledge of safety procedures and legal regulations and guidelines
    • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving ability
    • Knowledge of the function and wiring of PLC’s
    • Locating and diagnosing trouble in the electrical system or equipment
    • Knowledge of the functions of motor frequency drives
    • This is a Safety Sensitive position
  • This is an interview position and will require taking the maintenance skills test prior to interviewing.



The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & 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’ll 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 such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. 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. 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 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.   Aurora, IL 60504

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Fort Smith, AR, US, 72908

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Apr 5, 2024

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