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Maintenance Electrician


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.


Job Description
Specific responsibilities include safely running machines, reading factory orders, accurately reading tape measures, gauges and other test equipment, utilizing basic shop math, inspecting, counting and stacking product, accurately completing quality and administrative documents and following directions. Candidates must have ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision.
Candidates must be willing to work alternative shifts, weekends, and overtime as required.
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


Accurately using measurement and test equipment


Performing electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam system, and other repairs and installations as needed


Installing wire and conduit for newly installed and existing equipment such as conveyors, programmable controllers, and machinery


Replacing 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


Diagnosing and repair/replace faulty electronic components such as printed circuit boards


Troubleshooting and repair pneumatic and hydraulic systems


Troubleshooting drives, i.e. AC and DC


Reading electrical block diagrams, schematics as well as PLC ladder logic


Able to troubleshoot and program PLC


Design and create electrical line drawings and schematics


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 paperwork


Trouble-shooting and solving problems


Maintaining teamwork with other associates


Performing other duties as assigned by supervision


Required competencies/skills include:


PLC troubleshooting and programming

Drive systems

Electrical aptitude

Troubleshooting expertise

Mechanical knowledge

Candidates must be willing to work alternative shifts, weekends and overtime as required.


Minimum qualifications for consideration are a high school degree (or equivalent experience) and five years of maintenance experience with at least one year with the same employer.  Highly-qualified candidates would possess a technical degree or apprenticeship certification and maintenance experience in a similar manufacturing environment.


Compensation: Minimum Salary $27.86 hour
Location: Plant City, FL 33566
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Equal Opportunity Employer:
Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans


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. 


Plant City, FL, US, 33567

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Oct 24, 2021

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