Maintenance Electrician job – International Paper – Plant City, FL

We currently have an opening for an experienced Maintenance Electrician for our corrugated container facility in Plant City which is located in Central Florida. This facility manufactures corrugated packaging products for local and national customers.

We are looking for motivated individuals who are capable of performing a multitude of functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment.

Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity.

International Paper offers an excellent wage and benefits package and advancement opportunities. Candidates must successfully complete a must successfully complete a Skilled Trades Non Technical and Skilled Trades Technical test, panel interviews; background check, health assessment, drug screen, and employment verification

Applicants should have the qualifications listed.

Job Description

Specific responsibilities include maintaining production equipment to optimize runnability through preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of machines. Candidates for consideration should have troubleshooting skills in industrial, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical failures and the aptitude to correct those failures. Accurately completing administrative documents and following directions are important work traits. Candidates must demonstrate technical experience, reliability and the ability to work independently.

Candidates must be willing to work alternative shifts, weekends and overtime as required.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Following all safety rules and practices

Performing preventive maintenance activities such as lubricating, measuring wear, measuring positions, repositioning components; and observing operations, vibrations, and noise levels

Performing emergency / break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations

Accurately using measurement and test equipment

Performing electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam system, and other repairs and installations as needed

Installing wire and conduit for newly installed and existing equipment such as conveyors, programmable controllers, converting and corrugating machinery

Replacing faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, and motors, and position sensing devices such as proximity switch timers, scanners and photo electric devices

Diagnosing and repair/replace faulty electronic components such as printed circuit boards

Troubleshooting and repair pneumatic and hydraulic systems

Troubleshooting drives, i.e. AC and DC

Reading electrical block diagrams, schematics as well as PLC ladder logic

Maintaining clean and organized work areas, and cleaning up work areas as part of completing assigned tasks

Accurately and completely preparing and maintaining maintenance records and other paperwork

Trouble-shooting and solving problems

Self Motivated, able to follow through to completion with assigned responsibilities

Maintaining teamwork with other associates

Performing other duties as assigned by supervision


Electrical aptitude

Troubleshooting expertise

Mechanical knowledge


High school diploma or equivalent

Certification in Industrial Electrical/ Instrumentation preferred.

Highly-qualified candidates would possess a technical degree or maintenance experience in the corrugated industry or similar manufacturing environment.


Minimum of two years of industrial maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment


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