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Controls Technician

Date: Jul 3, 2019

Location: Tucker, GA, US, 30084

Company: International Paper

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.


(Duties may include, but are not limited to the following activities.   Some duties may be optional on an individual basis.   If there is a question about responsibilities or authorities, resolve the issue with the Maintenance / Facilities Manager.   The Industrial electrician will be expected to perform his/her job with minimal supervision.) This position pays $32 an hour.

  • The Industrial electrician will report to the maintenance / facilities manager for project assignments and to report on daily activity progress and responsibilities.
  • Conduct the electrical/hydraulic/pneumatic design, peripheral device programming, machine PLC programming, coordinate the machine debug, power-up, and machine validation with the appropriate build and electrical teams.
  • The Industrial electrician will ensure that equipment is designed and programmed to International Paper build specifications using standard techniques and approach.
  • The Industrial electrician is responsible for producing his/her own drawings utilizing AutoCAD 2008, and/or AutoCAD LT2008.   The controls technician is expected to utilize International Paper drawing standards and symbol libraries unless otherwise specified.
  • Review electrical, hydraulic and controls drawings submitted to International Paper by OEM’s for compliance to equipment standards.
  • Communicate with the project “team” to ensure a constant level of project awareness.
  • Integrate, develop, and trouble-shoot programs for a number of different machine controllers, servo systems, motion controllers, robotics, HMI’s and related components in a timely and efficient manner, using International Paper standard techniques and approach.
  • Develop a machine “bill of materials” and coordinate the procurement of these materials with the purchasing department and/or the MPS Coordinator, using International Paper standard procedure and process.
  • Coordinate with maintenance technicians and electricians on a timely basis to ensure that all drawings, manuals, sequence of operation, PLC and HMI programs, etc., are kept current and correct.   The controls engineer will be responsible for the maintenance / upkeep of the “back up program files” based in the Maintenance CAD file on the intranet.
  • Attend certain technical training classes, as deemed necessary by the maintenance / facilities manager, and pass this knowledge along to electricians, maintenance technicians, interns, and/or electrical apprentices.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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