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Reliability Technician - $1,000 sign on bonus

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Reliability Technician

** Competitive salary dependent on experience, sign on bonus $1,000 upon hire. Bi-yearly bonus eligibility, competitive benefits, and 401k ** 

Are you a driven individual with a high attention to detail and a proactive attitude toward continuous improvement? Then we have the job for you! Georgia-Pacific is seeking a safety-oriented individual to join our team as a Reliability Technician in Mount Jewett, PA. This position is a vital resource for our ongoing success and productivity. We are very interested in learning more about you!

The Reliability Technician is an important part of the Reliability Team and plays an integral role in our proactive and preventive maintenance programs. The Reliability Technicians utilize good proactive communication between departments and are critical to a sustainable Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) program.

Reliability Technicians are required to obtain MLT-1 certification, Cat-1 Vibration Certification, and Level -1 Ultrasound certification within the first year of service.

Georgia-Pacific in Mount Jewett, Pennsylvania manufactures Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF), a popular substitution for hardboard in residential and industrial applications such as for drawer bottoms, cabinet backs, interior wall and ceiling panels, modular partitions, and door skins. Georgia-Pacific's building product business has consistently been among the nation's top suppliers of building products to building materials dealers and large warehouse retailers. Georgia-Pacific employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Conduct vibration analysis, infrared thermography, and ultrasound testing as appropriate to monitor all plant equipment which will include fans, blowers, electrical motors, gearboxes, compressor, and conveyors
  • Perform Precision Maintenance on plant equipment that are misaligned, unbalanced, loose, or found not to be operating optimally
  • Assist in developing solutions and making recommendations on plant maintenance with the help of analytical tools
  • Utilize various computer systems to trend and analyze data, identify failure modes and equipment history to address repetitive failures
  • Help to maintain a comprehensive plant maintenance database that will support the plant reliability improvement program
  • Assist in applying value analysis to make maintenance decisions, i.e., repair/replace and repair/redesign
  • Participate in the maintenance optimization process that determines frequency, indicators, and inspection methods for Planned/Predictive Maintenance
  • Adhere to all safety rules and regulations including wearing the necessary Personal Protection Equipment

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • Experience using precision maintenance instruments (i.e. ultra sound, laser alignment tool, etc.)
  • Experience using a computer or tablet for documentation and/or record-keeping functions

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Category 1 or 2 MLT vibration certification
  • Experience with balancing rotating equipment, such as fans, rotors, hammermills, etc.
  • Experience using a computer or tablet using an asset management system or related computer program

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/doc/Everify.pdf

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