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Journeyman 3 General Mechanic

Date: Jun 24, 2019

Location: Vicksburg, MS, US, 39156

Company: International Paper

We are looking for dependable people with excellent problem-solving, learning, communication, and teamwork skills.

Journeyman III General Mechanics perform routine and non-routine maintenance work independently. Duties include replacing valves and gaskets, basic welding, repacking pumps and valves, forklift operations, screwed pipe and tubing installations, pump repair and replacement, repair of rotating assemblies, roll repair and replacements, motor replacements, and repair of mechanical drive systems.


  • Ten (10) years of experience in any of the following Maintenance Skill Areas:  MILLWRIGHT, MACHINIST, LUBRICATION, WELDING, OR PIPEFITTING.
  • Must be 18 years or older and eligible for employment in the US
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Industrial technology degree or certificate from accredited college or trade school in a mechanical discipline (millwright, machinist, lubrication, welding or pipefitting)
  • Basic computer skills; strong math/physics understanding
  • Able to function in a team environment.

PLUS: Must be willing to meet the following requirements:

  • Pre-employment and periodic drug screens for illicit use of drugs
  • Work any shift and/or a rotating shift schedule
  • Work overtime, holidays and/or weekends regularly and with last minute notification.
  • 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).



The hiring process for successful candidates will include a pre-employment test, team interview, hands-on test, background check, and a health/drug screen.


  • On the IP application, in the field for Profile Visibility, please make sure to select “Any company recruiter worldwide.


Equal Opportunity Employer – all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veterans’ status.



Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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