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Journeyman 3 Instrument Electrician

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.

 A Journeyman III Instrument Electrician will perform routine maintenance work independently. Duties for this role include, but are not restricted to, electrical circuit troubleshooting & repair, conduit & wire installation, lighting repair, PLC troubleshooting & repair, drive troubleshooting & repair, Instrumentation & control valve calibration, troubleshooting & repair.


  • Ten (10) years of experience in any of the following Maintenance Skill Areas: INSTRUMENTATION, ELECTRICAL.
  • Must be currently 18 years of age or older and eligible for employment in the U.S.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Industrial technology degree or certificate from accredited college or trade school in Instrumentation or Electrical disciplines
  • Basic computer skills
  • 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).


  • Experience with and troubleshooting skills for the following:
    • High-voltage and power distribution
    • AC and DC motors and drives
    • Control systems (DCS, PLCs, PCs, Analytical Equipment)
    • Control valves
    • Pneumatics, hydraulics, calibration, and use of test equipment
  • Knowledge of P&IDs, instrument loops, and electrical schematics
  • Strong math/physics understanding.
  • Instrumentation background on the Instrumentation Electrical side.
    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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