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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: May 4, 2021

Location: Lexington, KY, US, 40509

Company: International Paper

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.


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.  IP offers a competitive hourly wage, health & dental plans, a pension plan and matching 401K contributions. 



               Primary Maintenance A duties/responsibilities include:

               - following all safety rules and practices;

               - performing preventive maintenance activities such as lubricating, measuring wear, measuring positions, repositioning components; and observing operations, vibrations, and noise levels;

               - performing emergency/break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations;

               - referencing equipment manuals and other technical literature;

               - working with vendors and subcontractors to achieve desired results;

               - accurately using measurement and test equipment;

               - performing electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam system, and other repairs

               and installations as needed;

               - safely operating the boiler, and maintaining adequate operating steam pressure (> 160 PSI);

               - maintaining clean and organized work areas, and cleaning up work areas as part of

               completing assigned tasks;

               - accurately and completely preparing and maintaining maintenance records and other


               - trouble-shooting and solving problems;

               - maintaining teamwork with other associates;

               - keeping supervision informed of problems and/or unusual situations;

               - performing other duties as assigned by supervision;

              -maintain overall plant waste goal by completing SPIs at appropriate intervals and

               identifying any waste opportunities;

               -understands the importance of producing food-safe packaging products and committing to contributing and maintaining this facility as a food-safe processing environment. This

                commitment includes operational methods and personnel practices, maintenance practices, and cleaning practices involved in the everyday production of food contact products.


               The Qualifications for Maintenance Technicians are:  5 year industrial electrical experience and/or a 2 year Industrial Electrical Degree: the ability to perform the duties and

              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.


               The Maintenance Manager evaluates maintenance technician qualifications.



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. 

Nearest Major Market: Lexington