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Pulp Mill Technician


Georgia Pacific is hiring a Pulp Mill Operating Technician for our New Augusta/Leaf River facility. The Pulp Mill Operating Technician position creates value by safely operating pulping and bleaching process equipment to meet or exceed the mill’s production and quality goals.

The Pulp Mill Operating Technician will work twelve (12) hour rotating shifts and required overtime as needed which may include weekends and holidays. They will also be required to attend and complete mandatory and ongoing trainings, as well as participate on the Fire & Rescue team as needed.

What You Will Do In Your Role

•Monitors process variables to maintain efficient process operations and meet department quality, cost, and production goals

•Progresses through the appropriate skills level checklist in a timely manner with the goal to advance to the Control Room Operator Position

•Performs equipment cleanup and operator basic care including minor maintenance tasks and troubleshooting

•Performs railcar and tanker truck loading and unloading operations for hazardous materials produced or consumed in the process

•Participates in the mill fire brigade and hazard material teams

•Maintains strict adherence to safety rules & regulations to include wearing required safety equipment

The Experience You Will Bring


•High School Diploma or GED

•Associates Degree in Process Operations or Electrical/Instrumentation OR two (2) years of experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment (includes oil field experience)

•Experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel for data entry and document creation

What Will Put You Ahead

•Operational experience in a Kraft pulping, screening or bleaching operation

•Experience working with local, remote, and/or distributed process control systems

•Experience lining up equipment for chemical transfer operation

•Experience with safe work permitting (hot work, line breaking) and executing lockout activities (isolation, draining, deenergizing)

•Experience operating pumps, control valves, agitators, or reactor equipment

•Chemical Process Safety (CPS) or Process Safety Management (PSM) experience

•Familiarity with lab equipment & procedures; pH measurement, conductivity measurement and titration

•Bachelor’s Degree in Process Operations or Engineering

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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