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Maintenance Mechanic

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At Georgia-Pacific, we don’t believe that a job is just simply a job. We see each role as a career and a way to advance your skills to not only better your life, but the community as well. Our Fort Dodge, IA Gypsum facility is seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as a Maintenance Mechanic. The Mechanic helps ensure the successful operation of the facility by resolving mechanical issues, identifying quality concerns, and understanding the production threshold of the equipment.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

• Troubleshooting all mechanical problems; repairing and maintaining all equipment in accordance with plant policy and procedure

• Installing and repairing mechanical drives, chains, sprockets, gears, belts, and couplings • Reading mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics

• Accurately using measuring tools including micrometers, calipers, tachometers, and dial indicators

• Welding on as-needed basis

• Working as a part of a team to ensure timely completion of all maintenance tasks and minimize equipment down time

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

• Experience with industrial maintenance practices and policies

• Willing and able to work any shift, overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed

• Willing and able to work around dust, oil, grease, chemicals, and other substances

• Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold, noisy industrial environment with or without reasonable accommodation

• Willing to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment

• Experience demonstrating effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills

• At least 1 year of industrial or military maintenance experience OR a 2-year technical degree in Maintenance Mechanics or Engineering Associate

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience working with conveyors, hydraulic and pneumatic systems

• Experience reading technical drawings and schematics 

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

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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