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Maintenance Electrician


Maintenance Technicians perform a variety of activities to maintain plant equipment and facilities in optimum operating condition.  These activities include scheduled preventive maintenance and emergency / break down repairs.  Maintenance technicians report to the Maintenance Supervisor.  Russellville Container is a multi-craft facility.  The pay rate ranges from $23.50-$32.75, depending on skill level.  The Russellville Maintenance team operates under at 2-2-3 work schedule of 12 hour shifts.  Shift hours are 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. and 6 p.m.-6 a.m.   This opening is for the 6 p.m. – 6 a.m. schedule.


  1. Primary maintenance technician duties / responsibilities include:
  1. Following all safety rules and practices.
  2. Ensure product safety

1.2          -performing preventative maintenance activities such as lubricating, measuring wear, measuring positions, repositioning components, and observing operations, vibrations, and noise levels;

1.3          -performing emergency / break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations;

1.4          - referencing equipment manuals and other technical literature; knowledge of detailed mechanical equipment drawings and ability to use detailed blueprints in carrying out troubleshooting and equipment repairs;

1.5          -contacting and working with vendors and subcontractors to achieve desired results;

1.6          -accurately using measurement and test equipment; knowledge of types of pitch, diameter of gears (spur, bevel, right angle, herringbone and rack and pinion); ability to install and check for backlash and wear and maintain gears; knowledge of all tools and proficient with scales, tape measures, micrometers, dial indicators, calipers, torque wrenches and pullers

1.7          -performing electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam system, and other repairs and installations as needed; read and interpret pneumatic and hydraulic schematics and diagrams; ability to design, build and install simple pneumatic and hydraulic systems

1.8          -safely operating the boiler, and maintaining adequate operation steam pressure (greater than or equal to 180 PSI);

1.9          -knowledge of mechanical drives and their function and troubleshooting

1.10        -knowledge of rigging (coma longs, port-a-power, blocking, chain falls, slings, chokers, hydraulic jack, machine dollies, booms and spreader bars;

1.11        -proficient in all types of welding (torch, stick, mig and tig)

1.12        -Identify types of bearing and class of fits (roller, ball, tapered and cylindrical and spherical);  identify proper sizing of belts, sheaves, sprockets and chains.

1.13        -maintaining clean and organized work areas, and cleaning up work areas as part of completing assigned tasks;

1.14        -accurately and completely preparing and maintain maintenance records and other paperwork;

1.15        -utilize maintenance computer system to enter notifications, time, research parts, manuals, drawings, etc.

1.15        -trouble-shooting and solving problems;

1.16        -maintaining teamwork with other associates;

1.17        -keeping supervision informed of problems and/or unusual situations;

2.0          Qualifications for maintenance technicians include the ability to perform the duties / responsibilities of the job with or without accommodation; the ability to accurately use and read a variety of measuring devices; well-rounded electrical, mechanical, and machine shop skills and experience; the ability to learn, and the ability to follow instructions, ask questions, and work effectively as a member of a team.

2.1          The maintenance supervisor evaluates maintenance technician qualifications.


International Paper Russellville, AR has designated all production, maintenance and shipping jobs as safety sensitive positions.   This is a safety sensitive position.


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International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans



Russellville, AR, US, 72802

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Sep 23, 2022

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