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Maintenance Mechanic (Manufacturing)


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International Paper - San Antonio Sheet Plant

Position:  Maintenance Mechanic

Shifts Available - Must be flexible for Training.  Position will be on Nights 11pm-7am to start.  Maintenance Dept is moving to a 24/7 work schedule-7pm-7am.  For a sample of the shift schedule please email tamara.paul@ipaper.com.

Pay:  $23.58/hr


Maintenance Mechanics 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 Mechanics report to the Maintenance Mgr-and Assistant Maint Mgr.



Primary maintenance mechanic duties / responsibilities include:


- following all safety rules and practices;

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

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

- referencing equipment manuals and other technical literature;

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

- accurately using measurement and test equipment;

- performing electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam system, and other repairs and installations as needed;

- safely operating the boiler, and maintaining adequate operating steam pressure (> 180 PSI);

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

- accurately and completely preparing and maintaining maintenance records and other paperwork;

- trouble-shooting and solving problems;

- maintaining teamwork with other associates;

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

- performing other duties as assigned by supervision.


 Qualifications for maintenance mechanics are the ability to perform the duties / responsibilities of the job with or without accommodation; the ability to read, write, and speak English; 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.


- Some level of experience in a Maintenance Position at a Manufacturing/Industrial Facility is required.

- Candidate must be able to pass General Maintenance Pre-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. 

San Antonio TX 78220 



Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Sep 15, 2021

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