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Maintenance Mechanic


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


This position is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining the facility and equipment in an around-the-clock production environment. Duties include: performing special assignments such as new equipment installations, and performing preventative maintenance duties. Also, this position will be responsible for installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repairs of machinery and mechanical equipment such as motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, production machines and equipment, physical structures, plumbing, hydraulic and electrical and automated systems.



Performs maintenance functions making repairs in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic breakdowns under minimal guidance of the maintenance supervisor.
Plans, obtains cost estimates and executes projects under guidance of the maintenance supervisor.
Troubleshoot and perform maintenance duties such as mechanical and electrical repairs.
Provide training in areas of expertise or knowledge.
Respond to work orders submitted by employees.
Assist supervisor in ordering parts.
Assist supervisor in developing and implementing a preventative maintenance program.
Participate and execute actions from the quality improvement program.
Support installation of new equipment and facilities improvements.
Work safely by observing safety rules, policies, and procedures. Identify unsafe conditions or actions to my supervisor.
Maintain compliance with company quality systems and support audits.
Basic design and fabrication of repairs and process improvements.
Other duties as may be assigned.


Experience/knowledge in the following areas:

Electrical circuit troubleshooting, PLC, PLC Programming, Electronics, ARC flash, plumbing, steam and boiler, pneumatics, confined space, mobile equipment, Mig and Tig welding
Ability to adapt to change
Ability to problem solve and prioritize work
Ability to bend, squat and kneel, and climb frequently
Ability to stand for periods of a minimum of 3 hours
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Ability to work varied hours/days
Ability to lift average weighted materials, 50 lbs  up to 70 lbs occasionally
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Ability to read and interpret blue prints mechanical and electrical schematics, piping diagrams, in orthographic, isometric, and sketch-views



High School diploma or equivalent preferred
Mechanical Journeyman or Technical/Vocation Certificate preferred
Mobile equipment operator license; state recognized crane operator license a plus


5+ years of related exp working in a production environment preferred


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.
Portland  OR  97230


Portland, OR, US, 97230

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jul 13, 2022

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