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Maintenance Electrician

Company: International Paper
Location: Portland
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Maintenance Electrician



Maintain production equipment
Following all safety rules and practices
Perform preventive maintenance activities such as lubricating, measuring wear, measuring positions, repositioning components; and observing operations, vibrations, and noise levels
Perform emergency / break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations
Accurately use measurement and test equipment
Perform electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam system, and other repairs and installations as needed
Install wire and conduit for newly installed and existing equipment such as conveyors, programmable controllers, converting and corrugating machinery
Replace 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
Diagnose and repair/replace faulty electronic components such as printed circuit boards
Troubleshoot and repair pneumatic and hydraulic systems
Troubleshoot drives, i.e. AC and DC
Read electrical block diagrams, schematics as well as PLC ladder logic
Maintain clean and organized work areas, and cleanup work areas as part of completing assigned tasks
Accurately and completely prepare and maintain maintenance records and other paperwork
Trouble-shoot and solve problems
Self-motivated, able to follow through to completion with assigned responsibilities
Maintain teamwork with other associates
Perform other duties as assigned by supervision

**Pay Rate (plus applicable shift differential):
$43.00/hour for LME License
$46.40/hour for Electrician License
PDX-04 WS-04 WS-TC


Shift start: 3:00PM or 11:00PM
Shift length: 12 hours
Monday-Friday, with weekend work and overtime


  • Health, dental insurance - available after 45 days
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan Qualifications
    • Must pass drug screen
    • Must pass background check
    • Can lift 50 lbs
    • Must be at least 18+ years old Knowledgeable of lubrication, hydraulics, welding, pneumatics, electrical and electronics technologies. Willingness to cross train and learn new skills in other technical areas to enhance capabilities. Able to work with computer system for maintenance processes, stores and work orders. Provide own tools initially (tools worn out on the job will be replaced). LME/PJ/General Journeyman Electrician License Electrical Aptitude Troubleshooting Expertise Mechanical knowledge and experience Must be able to pass an advanced industrial skills and instrumentation/electrician knowledge test prior to interview process

      About International Paper

      Founded in 1898, International Paper is an American pulp and paper company that manufactures paper, packaging, and wood products. They also offer coated paperboard, corrugated packaging, food containers, and recycling.

Keywords: International Paper, Portland , Maintenance Electrician, Professions , Portland, Oregon

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