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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.


Pay Rate:



Candidates Must Be Able To Work the Following Shifts, Monday-Saturday:

1st Shift - 7:00am - 3:00pm

2nd Shift - 3:00pm - 11:00pm

3rd Shift - 11:00pm - 7:00am


Physical Location:

Grand Prairie Bag facility

1302 W Carrier Pkwy

Grand Prairie, TX 75050


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Install, maintain, and repair electrical equipment in accordance with local and national electrical codes
  • Ensure compliance with all safety regulations and guidelines
  • Troubleshoot electrical issues and perform necessary repairs or replacements
  • Understand industrial automation and controls
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and other technical documents to determine the layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment
  • Proficient in using power tools and hand tools
  • Experience working with 12-24VDC, 120-480VAC systems
  • Work on and installed Motors and VFD's, 30HP - 800HP
  • Inspect electrical systems, components, and equipment for defects, malfunctions, and safety hazards
  • Selects, installs, and pulls wiring to required equipment locations, making connections, testing circuitry, and performing related installation processes
  • Basic understanding of PLC and HMI operation
  • Basic computer skills, such as Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to work independently and in groups
  • Collaborate with other tradespeople, such as mechanics/technicians, to complete projects requiring multiple skill sets
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced team environment, and work within deadlines
  • Maintain clean and organized work areas, and cleanup work areas as part of completing assigned tasks
  • Accurately and completely prepare and maintain maintenance records and other paperwork
  • Trouble-shoot and solve problems
  • Self-motivated, able to follow through to completion with assigned responsibilities
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervision


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Current Journeyman Electrician License for the state of Texas or actively participating in an electrical apprenticeship program (Required)
  • Knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and other relevant regulations
  • Proven experience as an Industrial Electrician or similar role
  • Electrical Aptitude
  • Troubleshooting Expertise
  • Mechanical knowledge and experience
  • Must be able to pass an advanced industrial skills and instrumentation/electrician knowledge test prior to interview process


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Added Benefits: Vision/Home/Auto/Pet Insurance Options
  • Life & Disability Insurance


The Career You Will Build:

  • 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. 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 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.
Grand Prairie  TX  75050

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Grand Prairie, TX, US, 75050

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jun 20, 2024

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