Journeyman Mechanic


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The Journeyman Mechanic at our Rome, GA Linerboard Paper Mill will be responsible for performing work in our Instrumentation & Electrical Precision Maintenance Model.  The Instrument Mechanic will earn the respect and confidence of others and accept increasing responsibility for his or her actions and decisions while learning, growing and developing in our Maintenance Gates Model to attain top rate as a Multi-Craft Mechanic.  The role requires engagement in department activities and opportunities with a focus on continual improvement of; people, performance, processes, and productivity for a 2600 tpd containerboard mill.


Responsibilities include:

• Install, Maintain, Troubleshoot and Repair Distributed Control Systems

• Knowledge of Process Control Instruments

• Installation and Calibration of Control Valves and Transmitters

• Perform Switch and Control Device Tasks

• Installation of Tubing, Wiring and Conduit, Rigging and Start-Up Commissioning

• Installation, troubleshooting and maintaining proper functionality of PLCs and Controls

• Competent use of tools of the trade

• Knowledge and use of; Tables, Graphs, Schematics, Isometrics, Manuals and  Drawings


Key Competencies Include:

• Understands and demonstrates effective Team Skills

• Self directed actions to complete necessary assignments

• Ability to follow direction of Supervisors and Lead Mechanics

• Focus on Personal and Team Development

• Strategic Agility


Qualifications Include:

Journeyman Qualification in an industrial maintenance role.  High School diploma required, Post Secondary Degree; preferred.  Applicants will be required to complete IPs Journeyman Trade Skill Assessment/Selection process composed of Knowledge and Skills Assessment, Structured Panel Interview and Hands-On Assessment.

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.
Rome  GA  30165


Rome, GA, US, 30165

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jun 3, 2023

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