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Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician



Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician

Georgia-Pacific creates long-term value by using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible, and economically sound. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose, and related chemicals. The company employs more than 30,000 people at approximately 300 locations in North and South America. 

Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician for the Gypsum plant located in Sweetwater, TX. These highly skilled positions will support our operations efficiency through troubleshooting and maintaining manufacturing equipment and processes. In our culture, employees can thrive and are encouraged to create the greatest value for themselves, the organization, our customers, and society.

Earn competitive pay and benefits, with opportunities for bonuses. Compensation for this role will range between $39 - $42 per hour depending on level of experience. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Troubleshoot, install, align, dismantle, repair, and maintain industrial machinery, mechanical equipment, electrical equipment, and circuits
  • Install and align new equipment
  • Perform periodic proactive asset strategies, such as maintenance routes, preventative maintenance, and other tasks to improve reliability and uptime
  • Install and repair mechanical drives, chains, sprockets, gearboxes, belts, and couplings
  • Maintain and troubleshoot pneumatic systems, control devices, hydraulic equipment, circuits, and components
  • Perform daily preventative maintenance routes
  • Read and interpret mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics
  • Maintain accurate maintenance logs including labor hours and critical preventive maintenance findings
  • Work with the operations and maintenance teams to identify and prioritize maintenance needs
  • Help meet or exceed production and quality goals while optimizing equipment to reduce waste
  • Adhere to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures and actively participating in the safety program
  • Assist in the development and implementation of reliability/ precision centered maintenance strategies
  • Use pipefitting skills to weld, cut, fit and install piping throughout the facility
  • Apply problem solving methods to identify the root cause and eliminate failure
  • Work any shift, weekends, holidays, and overtime

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Two (2) years of electrical experience in an industrial, manufacturing, or military environment
  • Two (2) years of experience with installation, calibration, fabrication, and preventive maintenance in a manufacturing, industrial, or military environment
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics & mechanical drawings
  • Six (6) month's experience with:
    • Single and 3-phase electrical repair and troubleshooting up to 480 Volts
    • Troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic and pneumatics systems
    • Troubleshooting issues and making repairs on bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes and conveyor
    • Precision alignment of motors, couplings, bearings, and pumps
    • Working with preventative and predictive maintenance
    • Installing, troubleshooting, repairing and calibrating electrical/mechanical instrumentation

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Two (2) year degree on Industrial Maintenance Technology
  • Experience with PLCs (RSLogix 5000)
  • Experience with VFDs (Allen-Bradley, Yaskawa, Toshiba)
  • Experience using a cutting torch and welding with arc welder and fabrication
  • Experience with Systems integration. PLC, HMI, Networking, Communication & Power distribution

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. 
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