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Maintenance Associate (Millwright)

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Vanceboro, NC, US, 28586

Company: International Paper


We are looking for dependable people with excellent problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills. This new position will assist journeyman-level mechanics in routine maintenance work as well as performing many duties independently. Duties for mechanics include, but are not restricted to, replacing valves & gaskets, basic welding, repacking pumps & valves, forklift operations, screwed pipe & tubing installations, cylinder repair, pump repair & replacement, repair of rotating assemblies, roll repair and replacements, motor replacements, and repair of mechanical drive systems. The pay rate for this position is $24.50.



  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Eligible for employment in the US
  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent work experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to function in a team environment.

AND one of the following:

  • One (1) year experience in any of the following Maintenance Skill Areas:  MILLWRIGHT, LUBRICATION, WELDING, AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE, OR PIPEFITTING.


  • One (1) year vocational/technical education in the Mechanical Discipline:  MILLWRIGH, WELDING, OR PIPEFITTING.


PLUS: Must be willing to meet the following requirements:

  • Undergo a drug screen for illicit use of drugs as a condition of employment.
  • Submit to periodic drug screens as a condition of employment.
  • Work any shift and/or a rotating shift schedule
  • Work overtime on a regular basis and with last minute notification.
  • Work holidays and/or weekends on a regular basis.
  • Wear required safety equipment.
  • Operate or work in industrial conditions (i.e. warm/hot, dusty/dirty, around hazardous chemicals, noise, heavy machinery or elevated working surfaces with proper safety training and safety protection).



  • Associate degree in any of the IP Core Maintenance skills or related disciplines. (Millwright, Welding, OR Pipefitting)
  • Relevant work experience in an industrial environment.
  • Strong math/physics understanding.
  • Millwright/Machinist backgrounds on the mechanical side.


Qualified applicants should go to and use code IP-819345-MMAPre to complete a prescreen



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. 

Vanceboro NC 28586 

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville