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Journeyman J-1 (Pipefitter)


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Position Title: 

Journeyman Mechanic Pipefitter


Pay Rate:

$39.77 (pays up to $44.52 depending on shift and qualifications)


Work Schedule: 4-10’s

Monday – Thursday           6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday – Friday               6:00 am – 4:00pm

If needed: Occasional Shift Coverage



Springfield Mill

801 42nd Street

Springfield, Oregon 97478




The Springfield, Oregon paper mill has openings for the position of Mechanic with pipefitter skills.  Candidates must possess a minimum of 4 years’ status as a pipefitter/pipe welding with other industrial maintenance mechanic skills. Preferred skills include piping layout, mechanical layout, repair and fabrication, an understanding of basic hydraulics. We are looking for motivated individuals who can function in a flexible, fast paced production environment with a focus on safety.


Job Requirements:

  • Four years’ status of pipefitter or millwright
  • Pipe welding
  • Other industrial maintenance mechanic skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must possess high standards in the areas of safety, quality, ethics, craftsmanship, customer focus, and leadership skills
  • Able to function in a team environment


Must be willing to meet the following requirements:

  • Pre-employment background check, health assessment and drug screen
  • Entrance test and board interviews
  • PROVIDE PROOF of original High School Diploma or GED
  • Submit to random drug screens as a condition of employment.
  • 4 -10 work schedule unless required to cover a shift position
  • Work overtime when required and sometimes on short notice
  • Wear ALL required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and adhere to training.
  • Company provides all safety equipment. Safety shoe allowance $240.00 annually.
  • Work or operate equipment in industrial conditions (i.e., warm or hot, dusty or dirty, around hazardous chemicals, noise, and heavy machinery, and working at heights with proper safety training and safety protection).


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers a very attractive and competitive benefit package including, but not limited to: 


Paid Vacation- You will receive 2 weeks’ paid vacation for 1 year of service. Eligible for one week of vacation after 6 months of employment.  Vacations are paid out at 50 hours.

4 Floating Holidays after 90 days.

40 hours Oregon Paid Sick Leave (not pulled from vacation time.)

Holiday Pay

4 hours of call time paid if called in on non-scheduled basis.

Health care coverage plans

Life Insurance

Dental Insurance

401K - Company will match 50% on the first 6% of earnings

Company defined pension plan - $58.50 per month/per year of service


The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities

The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.


The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

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. Additional information can be found by visiting

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.
Springfield  OR  97478

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Springfield, OR, US, 97478

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Sep 19, 2023

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