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Electrical Maintenance Technician



Are you looking to make a change in your career? If so, Georgia-Pacific has an immediate need for a self-motivated and knowledgeable Electrical Maintenance Technician at our Huntsville, AL facility.

Electro-Mechanical Technicians are required to have a thorough understanding of safe work practices and troubleshooting and maintenance of manufacturing equipment. This is a non-climate-controlled environment, meaning temperatures can be very high in the summer and cold in the winter. Starting pay rate is $30.75/hr. Additional shift differential rate added for 2nd or 3rd shift. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Troubleshooting and repairing electric/electronic equipment, hydraulic, mechanical, and pneumatic systems while also climbing ladders and completing tasks at heights
  • Installing, maintaining, and tuning of electrical and instrumentation systems including Variable Frequency Drives (VFD's) and Programmable Logic Controls (PLC’s)
  • Demonstrate the “Fix it right the first time” mentality
  • Maintain a working knowledge of production process to include identifying board related issues
  • Perform mechanical and electrical maintenance effectively under general direction
  • Perform corrective, preventive, and Predictive maintenance
  • Utilize MP2 efficiently submitting, updating, and closing W/Os
  • Understand diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, maintenance procedures, blueprints, and engineering specifications
  • Perform minor facility repairs to include plumbing and lighting
  • Work 12-hour night shift on a 2-2-3 rotating schedule including overtime, weekends, and holidays while also providing personal standard hand tools

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Two (2) or more years of electrical/mechanical experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment
  • Experience troubleshooting electrical controls, PLC's, A/C and D/C motors, motor controllers and drives
  • Experience troubleshooting bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes and conveyors
  • Experience with preventive and predictive maintenance routines and practices
  • Experience reading technical diagrams, schematics, and blueprints
  • Experience with single and 3-phase electrical repair/troubleshooting up to 480 volts
  • Experience using a computer for record-keeping and documentation functions

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Two (2) year technical degree or higher in Industrial Maintenance Technology
  • Five (5) or more years of experience as an Industrial Electrician and/or Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
  • Experience utilizing a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS)
  • Experience with precision alignment of motors, couplings, bearings, and pumps & lubrication technique
  • Knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and NFPA 70E standards 
  • Experience operating a motorized forklift and/or clamp truck, boom lift and scissor lift 

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com



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