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Journeyman Maintenance Mechanic


Journeyman Maintenance Mechanic

Georgia-Pacific, LLC is seeking a talented Journeyman Maintenance Mechanic to join the Big Island, Virginia team. This is a full time role with competitive pay, benefits, 401K and quarterly performance bonuses.  Starting pay for this role is $34.71/hour

Georgia-Pacific is one of the nation’s leading corrugated box manufacturers. We manufacture standard corrugated containers, as well as many specialty packaging products for various industries. To learn more about Georgia-Pacific and our corrugated facilities please visit: www.gppackaging.com/

What You Will Do In Your Role

·Appling knowledge in precision maintenance practices

·Welding skills and experience

·Applying knowledge in Multi-craft maintenance, pipefitting, lifting and rigging

·Proficient in use of laser alignment equipment

·Troubleshooting and repairing machinery and mechanical equipment to include but not limited to: Motors, pneumatic and hydraulic components, conveyor systems, and production line equipment

·Reading diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specification for installations

·Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures and actively participating in safety programs

·Applicants must be able to work shift work and overtime as needed. 

    The Experience You Will Bring


    • Qualified applicants must have at least one of the following: 

        • 1) At least 5 years’ experience as mechanic/ millwright in manufacturing, industrial, or military service.
        • 2) Completion of mechanical apprenticeship program
        • 3) Training or experience that demonstrates required technical knowledge in areas such as precision maintenance, hydraulics, welding, equipment rebuilding, lifting and rigging. Military Experience in a related field. Apprenticeship in a related field. Recent college coursework in related field

    What Will Put You Ahead

    • Certification in Precision Maintenance
    • Certification in Welding/ Pipefitting
    • Lifting and rigging experience
    • Rotating equipment Laser alignment certification 

    As part of the selection process, qualified candidates will be required to complete both computer based and hands on testing. Successful candidates will also take part in the interview selection process. 

    Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.


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