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Maintenance Mechanic

Are you looking to make a change in your career? If so, Georgia-Pacific has an immediate need for a self-motivated and knowledgeable Maintenance Mechanic at our Tacoma, WA facility. Maintenance Mechanics are required to have a thorough understanding of safe work practices and troubleshooting and maintenance of manufacturing equipment. If you think this is the perfect job for you, read below on details to apply!

Rotational Schedule12-hour shifts (will provide shift coverage for other staff)
Pay: $31.50/hour up to $43.05/hour DOE 

 What You Will Do In Your Role

· Perform general maintenance on all site equipment

· Plant equipment mainly consists of: Screw Conveyors, Belt Conveyors, Roller Conveyors, Pumps, Pneumatic Systems, Hydraulic Systems, Valves, and Dust Collection Systems

· Performing preventive and corrective maintenance in accordance with the facility’s preventative maintenance schedule while performing repetitive and physically demanding tasks for extended periods such as lifting, walking, climbing and/or stooping

· Troubleshoot equipment problems and failures and diagnose root cause

· Monitor running equipment for signs of impending failures

· Communicate with team members to understand and resolve equipment issues, identify opportunities for improvement and prioritize maintenance needs

· Document work performed, daily, in plant’s Computerized Maintenance Management System

· Maintaining a strict adherence to safety rules and regulations to include wearing safety PPE

· Ability to work as a value-added team member

 The Experience You Will Bring

Basic Requirements:

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • At least 5 years of Millwright/Mechanic experience centered around material conveyors (screws, roller conveyors, belt conveyors etc.)
  • Experience Maintaining and replacing worn components (bearings, rollers, sprockets, belts, pulleys, pumps, cylinders, saws, gearboxes, couplings etc.). All replacements must be completed to a precision state (OEM Recommendations, precision alignment)
  • Experience Operating Forklifts, Scissor lifts and boom lifts

What Will Put You Ahead

Preferred Qualifications:

  • More than 5 years of Mechanic/Millwright experience in a production/manufacturing environment
  • Experience utilizing precision alignment tools
  • Machining, piping, welding, rigging, baghouse and/or dust collector maintenance experience
  • Experience in Natural Gas Burner systems


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.

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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