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Maintenance Mechanic

Position Title

Maintenance Mechanic B


Pay Rate:

$29.64 per hour + shift differential if applicable


Sign on Bonus:      

$1,000 after 30 days,

$500 after 6 months,

$500 after 1 year and an additional bonus at 2 years



Hourly Full-Time.


-The plant operates 24/7 with 12-hour shifts (7am-7pm / 7pm-7am) on a 2-2-3 shift schedule. The team will work 2 consecutive shifts, followed by 2 days off, 3 shifts, then 2 days off, 2 shifts, and 3 days off. This shift schedule offers a 3-day weekend every other week. The shift could be day or night shift.

-Must be willing to work overtime and weekends as needed; significant overtime may be needed during busy periods


Physical Location:

Tampa Box Plant

6706 N 53rd St

Tampa, FL 33610


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Perform maintenance functions making repairs in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic breakdowns under minimal guidance of the maintenance supervisor;
  • Plan and obtain cost estimates and execute projects under guidance of the maintenance supervisor;
  • Troubleshoot and perform maintenance duties such as mechanical and electrical repairs;
  • Provide training in areas of expertise or knowledge;
  • Respond to work orders submitted by employees;
  • Assist supervisor in ordering parts;
  • Assist supervisor in developing and implementing a preventative maintenance program;
  • Perform special assignments such as new equipment installations, and perform preventative maintenance duties.
  • Participate and execute actions from the quality improvement program;
  • Support installation of new equipment and facilities improvements;
  • Work safely by observing safety rules, policies, and procedures and identifying unsafe conditions or actions to the supervisor;
  • Maintain compliance with company quality systems and support audits;
  • Basic design and fabrication of repairs and process improvements; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervision.


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • 2 years of related mechanical experience working in an industrial manufacturing production environment required
  • Experience/knowledge in the following areas: Electrical circuit troubleshooting, PLC, Electronics, ARC flash, plumbing, steam and boiler, pneumatics, confined space, mobile equipment, Mig and Tig welding
  • Mechanical Journeyman or Technical/Vocation Certificate preferred
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Ability to problem solve and prioritize work
  • Ability to bend, squat and kneel, and climb frequently
  • Ability to stand for periods of a minimum of 3 hours
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work varied hours/days
  • Ability to lift average weighted materials, 50 lbs  up to 70 lbs occasionally
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints mechanical and electrical schematics, piping diagrams, in orthographic, isometric, and sketch-views 
  • Candidates must successfully complete a skilled trades non-technical and technical test performed by employer.


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term Disability, 401(k) and/or Pension (where applicable), Paid Time Off, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets.


The Career You Will Build:

  • Promotional opportunities
  • Leadership training


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the planet, 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. 

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Tampa, FL, US, 33610

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Sep 23, 2023

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