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Journeyman Electrician


The International Paper, Salem SpaceKraft Plant is accepting applications for full-time Journey Level Electrician position. (Pay: Up to $41.62/hr.) The Salem SpaceKraft plant is located at 4060 Fairview Industrial Dr. SE, Salem, OR, 97302.



As an essential business, International Paper is a Fortune 500 company and global leader in the packaging and paper industries. International Paper’s SpaceKraft business produces liquid bulk packaging solutions, specifically flexible packaging (liners), corrugated packaging, and injection molding.


We are looking for motivated individuals who are capable of performing a multitude of functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment. Journey Level Electrician are responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.


 Important Information

  • This is entry level electrician
  • Shift - TBD
  • 8, 10 and 12 shifts
  • Working conditions - industrial / indoors and outdoors


Job Duties

  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.


Job Conditions

  • Physical hazards such as noise, fumes, and dirt are present due to the equipment and machinery. Safety shoes, hearing protection, Safety Glasses and face shields must be worn to eliminate the risks associated with these hazards. Travel is not required for this position.
  • Handling multiple issues regarding safety and maintenance increases pressure. Work load may be unpredictable and pressure can be substantial during peak times. Critical deadlines require considerable adaptability. Disturbances of work flow and/or irregularities in work schedule are expected and occur on an intermittent basis. Extra hours may be required, sometimes on weekends, weekdays, and holidays.


Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Functions

  • Ability to: lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally; crouch or bend at the knees occasionally to increase visibility; climb up to 60 vertical steps occasionally; stoop or bend at the waist occasionally to increase visibility; reach at arm’s length frequently or overhead occasionally; twist and turn at the neck and trunk; walk frequently on uneven ground; handle and grasp tools and parts continually; communicate by speech and hearing continually. Visual acuity needed for close detail work. Mental dexterity needed as Electrician will work independently while demonstrating attention to detail and continuous awareness.


Required Experience

  • High School diploma or GED Certification required.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in Industrial Maintenance required.
  • Must possess knowledge of electrical schematics, charging systems, stationary and mobile equipment.
  • Candidates must be able to maintain current electrician's license or identification card to meet governmental or state regulations.



To be considered for the role, you must apply online at


Successful candidates will complete an application, pass a pre-employment test, interview, physical/drug screen and background check. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.



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. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled. EOE/MFDV

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Salem, OR, US, 97302

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Apr 19, 2024

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