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Electrician/PLC Programmer - $46.84/hr


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Position Title: Electrician/PLC Programmer - $46.84/hr


Pay Rate: $46.84/hr 


Category/Shift: Hourly Full-Time  - 2nd (3:00 pm to 11:00 pm) 3rd (11:00 pm to 7:00 am)

Willingness to work 10-12 hour shifts, weekends, and overtime as required 


Physical Location: Montgomery Box Facility 

                                1001 Knell Road

                                Montgomery, IL 60538 


The Job You Will Perform:

Inspects, tests, repairs and maintains the electrical and instrumentation systems in a safe manner with and integrated box plant. Performs assignments requiring mechanical and electrical skills. Must be familiar with hydraulics and pneumatics. Must have expert mechanical and electrical troubleshooting experience and proven ability of machine repair. Knowledge of AC and DC motors installation and repair. PLC troubleshooting and ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings. 

  • Experience trouble shooting mechanical & Electrical systems
  • Able to install and set up both A/C and D/C drives
  • Working knowledge of A/C and D/C motors
  • PLC troubleshooting required (extensive knowledge such as with Siemens and Allen Bradley)
  • Working Knowledge of Encoders and various types of sensors.
  • Ability to read both electrical and mechanical drawings
  • Working knowledge of pneumatics
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Completes preventative maintenance of scheduled machinery.
  • Provide resolution to mechanical and electrical problems of machinery.

Education & Work Experience:

  • Experience: Minimum 5 years in trouble shooting industrial electrical control systems down to component level
  • Must possess one of the following:
    • 2 year degree in Electronics Engineering
    • or Military equivalent training program
  • *Must receive RECOMMENDED status on required Pre-Assessment

The hiring process for successful candidates will include a pre-employment aptitude and Maintenance test prior to a team interview.


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 wants you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, and experiences to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.  IP has many Employee Network Circles including IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and African American ENC.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper is one of the world’s leading producers of fiber-based packaging and pulp.  We improve people’s lives, the plant and our company’s performance by transforming renewable resources into products people depend on.


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.

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Montgomery, IL, US, 60538

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jun 13, 2024

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