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Maintenance Technician- $25-$32/HR


Georgia-Pacific is looking to hire a safety–oriented Maintenance Technician for our Gypsum facility in Tacoma, WA. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining, and supporting all production, ancillary, facility equipment and systems and performing a variety of maintenance duties, ensuring maximum facility uptime to meet production goals while a safe operation. Successful candidates for this role must be available to work a seven-week rotating shift. You will also need to be available to work overtime, weekends, and holidays if necessary. Pay ranges from $25.00-$32.00/hr based on experience. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Working off-shift emergency call-in for equipment or ancillary system repair or replacement
  • Participating in on-the-job training and instruction to learn other job tasks
  • Maintaining a neat and orderly work area, in accordance to 5S standards, by cleaning spills and disposing of trash on a timely basis
  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Using hand tools, power tools and precision-measuring devices and testing instruments and operating shop tools; drill press, band saws and general shop equipment.
  • Reading diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and manufacturer's specifications for installations
  • Working with machinery and mechanical equipment including motors, pneumatic & hydraulic components, conveyor systems, and production line equipment
  • Troubleshooting, repairing, maintaining, and installing equipment in compliance with all plant policies and procedures

The Experience You Will Bring

Required Qualifications:

  • Willing and able to work rotating shifts, holiday, weekends, and overtime as needed 
  • Experience in troubleshooting, installing, aligning, dismantling, repairing, and maintaining industrial machinery and mechanical equipment for improved reliability and uptime 
  • Experience in troubleshooting issues with bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes, and conveyors
  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairing pumps, valves, and piping systems 
  • A minimum of two (2) years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing, industrial, production or military environment 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in troubleshooting PLC, AC and DC Drive systems
  • Experience with welding and fabrication 
  • Experience in reading technical drawings and schematics 
  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairing electrical/electronic systems 


  • None Required

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
 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/doc/Everify.pdf


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