Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician


Georgia-Pacific Cellulose in Memphis, TN is looking for an experienced Electrical & Instrumentation Technician to join our team. The E&I Tech supports the operation and maintenance of Electrical, Instrumentation, PLC and DCS equipment. This position is a key resource to ensuring manufacturing operations run reliably and qualitatively. This role works as a team under the direct supervision of the E&I Department’s Planner and Scheduler. The schedule contains both straight day shift Monday - Friday and rotating shift schedules. A successful candidate also carries ownership responsibilities for the health of equipment in prescribed process areas and is expected to be an owner/resident expert in prescribed E&I technologies. Read below to learn more!

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • DCS, PLC, HMI troubleshooting, repair, replacement and new install
  • Conduit repair, replacement and new install
  • Wire repair, replacement and new install
  • Electrical equipment repair, replacement and new install
  • Motor troubleshooting, replacement and new install
  • AC & DC VSD troubleshooting, repair, replacement and new install
  • Electrical circuit troubleshooting, repair, replacement and new install
  • Instrumentation troubleshooting, calibration, replacement and new install
  • Control Valve troubleshooting, calibration, replacement, rebuild and new install
  • MCC starter troubleshooting, repair, replacement and new install
  • Electrical Distribution Switchgear operation, troubleshooting, breaker replacement and PMs
  • Operate HV switches
  • Infrared scanning of energized equipment
  • Controls Communication Networks troubleshooting, repair and replacement
  • Troubleshoot production process problems using DCS, PLC and Process data software
  • Support daily activities, i.e.: planned/scheduled E&I work and production response
  • Support projects
  • Support maintenance of all E&I documentation using various computer systems

The Experience You Will Bring


  • One or more of the following:
    • Four (4) or more years’ experience working in an Electrical & Instrumentation Technician role
    • Shelby County Journeyman Electrician License or able to obtain within 6 months of employment
    • Completed an electrical apprenticeship program such as a NECA or IBEW sponsored program
  • Knowledge of electrical and other hazards and precautions including safety procedures, NFPA 70 arc flash electrical safety and OSHA regulations
  • Willing and able to work in an environment which could require bending, reaching, pulling, pushing, heavy lifting, climbing stairs or ladders and working in high (e.g. elevated platforms/workstations, etc.) or confined spaces (e.g. tanks, vessels, silos, storage bins, hoppers, vaults, pits, manholes, tunnels, equipment housings, ductwork, pipelines)
  • Willing and able to operate mobile equipment eg; forklift, manlift, utility carts, etc
  • Willing to attain all GP N10 qualifications within 18 months of hire date

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Previous hands on experience in the following:
    • Low and medium voltage motors and controls
    • 1000-5000 kva liquid filled power transformers
    • Power distribution
    • Using and programming Modicon and Allen Bradley PLCs
    • Process instrumentation
    • PLC & Honeywell DCS controls and HMI
  • Experience using, e.g.: Proworx32, RSLogix5000, MS Office, other equipment manufacturer’s proprietary communication software, eg; Yaskawa & AB VFDs, GE Multilin
  • Experience in a Preventive, Predictive, Planned and Scheduled maintenance environment

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


Sign up for our talent network.

Not ready to apply? Take a minute to sign up to receive notifications on opportunities that match your interests.

Sign Up Now