Maintenance Mechanic

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We currently have an opening for a Maintenance Technician at the Binghamton Plant located in Conklin, NY. We are looking for a motivated individual who is looking for a long-term career in a fast-paced production environment. Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity. Must be available to work any shift and mandatory overtime.


The primary function of the Maintenance position is to repair and maintain, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and manufacturer specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, production machines and equipment.

Key responsibilities of the Maintenance Mechanic position include:

  • Following all safety rules and practices
  • Perform preventive maintenance activities such as lubricating, measuring wear, measuring positions, repositioning components; and observing operations, vibrations, and noise levels
  • Perform emergency / break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations
  • Accurately use measurement and test equipment
  • Perform mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam system, and other repairs and installations as needed
  • Troubleshoot and repair pneumatic and hydraulic system
  • Maintain clean and organized work areas, and cleanup work areas as part of completing assigned tasks
  • Accurately and completely prepare and maintain maintenance records and other paperwork
  • Trouble-shoot and solve problems
  • Self-motivated, able to follow through to completion with assigned responsibilities
  • Maintain teamwork with other associates
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervision
    Competencies include:
  • Mechanical experience

Troubleshooting expertise
Must be able to pass an Advanced Industrial Skills and General Mechanic Knowledge Test during the interview process.
Must be able to work alternative shifts, weekends and overtime as required. Highly-qualified candidates would possess a technical degree or apprenticeship certification and maintenance experience in the manufacturing industry.
We offer a competitive hourly rates starting at $25.00- $34.00 per hour plus applicable shift differential and overtime. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life insurance, and 401(k) savings accounts.
Union membership is required for this position.
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

Salary Range
$44,000.00 - 61,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Conklin, NY 13748, US