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Maintenance Mechanic


Are you a Maintenance Mechanic who is self-motivated, and committed to safety? Then we have the job for you! Georgia-Pacific is seeking a safety-oriented individual to join our team as a Maintenance Mechanic in McQueeney, TX. This position creates value by ensuring machine reliability and uptime and identifying opportunities to maximize output without compromising quality or safety. This position is a vital resource for our ongoing success and productivity.  The shift for this position is Monday-Friday 6:45am-3pm with weekends as needed. This position will also require being on call as needed. Starting pay is $31.00/hr.

 A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures and actively participating in the safety program
  • Troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining industrial machinery 
  • Installing and aligning new equipment 
  • Performing periodic preventative maintenance activities, including lubricating, changing fluids and filters on industrial equipment for improved reliability and uptime 
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance logs including labor hours and critical preventative maintenance findings 
  • Working with the operations and maintenance teams to identify and prioritize maintenance needs • Helping meet or exceed production and quality goals while optimizing equipment to reduce waste 
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of reliability centered maintenance strategies 
  • Application of simple problem-solving methods such as 5Y to reduce and eliminate failures  
  • Maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations including wearing PPE (protective personal equipment)  
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and overtime when needed  
  • Ability to work in a sometimes hot, cold dusty and noisy industrial environment  

The Experience You Will Bring


  • At least two (2) years of mechanical maintenance experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment 
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic and pneumatics systems 
  • Experience troubleshooting issues and making repairs on motors, gearboxes, bearings, chains, sprockets, conveyors, etc.
  • Experience with reading and understanding mechanical drawings 
  • Experience with precision alignment of motors, couplings, bearings, pumps, and conveyors  
  • Ability to follow safety rules and regulations as listed in the description
  • Ability to work in industrial environments as listed in the description

What Will Put You Ahead

  Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Associates degree or two (2) years of study from a technical college in the fields of Industrial Maintenance or Industrial Technology
  • Experience working with heavy equipment such as forklifts, front end loaders, backhoes, etc. 
  • Five (5) or more years of mechanical millwright experience in an industrial environment 
  • Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Manufacturing System (CMMS) 
  • High School Diploma or GED  

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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