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Maint E&I Associate


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


Instrumentation/Electrical Maintenance Associate

Pay Rate: $26.54 (Additionally, new hires are eligible for up to $5,000 in relocation assistance for those that relocate more than 75 miles to the Port Wentworth Mill)

Posting ends: 09/04/2022


We are looking for dependable people with excellent problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills.


This new position will assist journeyman-level IEs in routine maintenance work as well as performing many duties independently.


Duties for IEs include, but are not restricted to, electrical circuit troubleshooting & repair, conduit & wire installation, lighting repair, PLC troubleshooting & repair, drive troubleshooting & repair, Instrumentation & control valve calibration, troubleshooting & repair, and HVAC work.



  • Must be currently 18 years of age or older
  • Eligible for employment in the U.S.
  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent work experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to function in a team environment.

AND one of the following

  • One (1) year experience in any of the following Maintenance Skill Areas: INSTRUMENTATION, ELECTRICAL, OR HVAC.


  • One (1) year vocational/technical education in the Instrumentation Electrical Disciplines: INSTRUMENTATION, ELECTRICAL, OR HVAC.


 PLUS:  Must be willing to meet the following requirements:

  • Undergo a drug screen for illicit use of drugs as a condition of employment
  • Submit to periodic drug screens as a condition of employment.
  • Work any shift and/or a rotating shift schedule
  • Work overtime on a regular basis and with last minute notification
  • Work holidays and/or weekends on a regular basis
  • Wear required safety equipment
  • Operate or work in industrial conditions (i.e. warm/hot, dusty/dirty, around hazardous chemicals, noise, heavy machinery or elevated working surfaces with proper safety training and safety protection)



  • Associate degree in any of the IP Core Maintenance skills or related disciplines (Instrumentation or Electrical)
  • Relevant work experience in an industrial environment
  • Strong math/physics understanding
  • Instrumentation background on the Instrumentation Electrical side




  • Family medical and dental plans
  • Company paid life insurance plans
  • Company paid short-term and long-term disability plans
  • Paid holidays
  • 1 week of vacation time after 6 months of continuous employment
  • 401k - Company will match 70% on first 4% and 50% on next 4%
  • Retirement Savings Plan - Additional 3% - 6% of your pay added to your 401k due to your employment with IP- Port Wentworth (percentage added is based on employee's age)


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.


Port Wentworth, GA, US, 31407

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Aug 4, 2022

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