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Mechanical Electrician


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




Effectively troubleshoot and repair facility and production mechanical equipment on a daily basis.


Effectively troubleshoot, repair, and install electrical control systems and PLCs.

Install new electrical services.

Install new or rebuilt machine parts.

Rebuild failed components.

Support installation of new systems and equipment.




Strong electrical and mechanical experience with an emphasis on electrical skills.


Advanced computer skills with an emphasis on PLCs and computer software.

Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Proficiency with machine controls and/or 3 phase power systems is a plus.

Read and understand drawings, diagrams, schematics, OEM Manuals, and other manufacturer specifications.

Must be able to work in a team environment.




Background: 5 years minimum industrial field experience as an Electrician, preferably in the Pulp, Paper, or Packaging Industry or similar medium manufacturing setting.


Must have own tools - industry specific tools supplied.


Starting pay $30.10/hour with potential for future promotional opportunities based upon performance and demonstrated skills. Earning potential will be up to $34.95/hour.


$2,000 signing bonus for direct hires!!!! 

Payout:  $1,000 after completing 30 days, $500 after completing 6 months and the remaining $500 will be paid after completing one year of service


Candidates selected for further processing will be required to complete a computerized battery of tests on job-related skills, a panel interview, background check, drug screen, and pre-employment health assessment.


International Paper offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental & vision insurance plans, life insurance, and retirement savings plans.


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.
Richmond  VA  23224



Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jul 21, 2022

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