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Maintenance Electrician

What if you were given the opportunity 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 supportnig 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. International Paper, a world leader of Industrial Packaging, is currently seeking applicants for the position of an Industrial Mechanical / Electrician Technician at the Gilroy Contain Plant (We are a union facility).



Responsibilities and Duties

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•Follow all plant safety rules and work in a safe manner

•Troubleshoot, repair, modify and rebuild mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems and components.

•Weld, braze, solder and perform simple machine work when required

•Install and remove machinery as needed.

•Follow preventative and predictive maintenance plans.

•Must be able to use a computer and capable of using SAP maintenance software

•2-4 years of direct electrical and mechanical experience in a manufacturing environment

•Install wiring and conduit for newly installed and existing equipment such as conveyors, programmable controllers, converting and corrugating machinery

•Replace faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, and motors, and position sensing devices such as proximity switch timers, scanners and photo electric devices

•Diagnose and repair/replace faulty electronic components such as printed circuit boards

•Troubleshoot and repair pneumatic and hydraulic systems

•Troubleshoot drives, i.e. AC and DC

•Read electrical block diagrams, schematics as well as PLC ladder logic

•You must have your own tools


Candidates must be willing to work alternative shifts, weekends and overtime as required

Qualifications and Skills


Minimum qualifications for consideration are a high school degree or equivalent, and five years of maintenance experience with at least one year with the same employer. Highly-qualified candidates would possess a technical degree or apprenticeship certification and maintenance experience in the corrugated industry or similar manufacturing environment.

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


Competencies include:

* Electrical aptitude

* Troubleshooting expertise

* Mechanical knowledge



International Paper offers a competitive hourly wage rate and we also offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, as well as 401(k) plan and retirement savings plan.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $32.38/HR


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

International Paper
Full time
Gilroy, CA 95020, US