Maintenance Mechanic

International Paper
February 5, 2024
Portland, OR
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Job Summary: Installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repairs of machinery and mechanical equipment such as motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, production machines and equipment, physical structures, plumbing, hydraulic and electrical and automated systems.

Job Responsibilities:
- Performs maintenance functions making repairs in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic breakdowns under minimal guidance of the maintenance supervisor.
- Plans, obtains cost estimates and executes projects under guidance of the maintenance supervisor.
- Troubleshoot and perform maintenance duties such as mechanical and electrical repairs.
- Provide training in areas of expertise or knowledge.
- Respond to work orders submitted by employees.
- Assist supervisor in ordering parts.
- Assist supervisor in developing and implementing a preventative maintenance program.
- Participate and execute actions from the quality improvement program.
- Support installation of new equipment and facilities improvements.
- Work safely by observing safety rules, policies, and procedures. Identify unsafe conditions or actions to my supervisor.
- Maintain compliance with company quality systems and support audits.
- Basic design and fabrication of repairs and process improvements.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Electrical circuit troubleshooting, PLC, PLC Programming, Electronics, ARC flash, plumbing, steam and boiler, pneumatics, confined space, mobile equipment, Mig and Tig welding
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Ability to problem solve and prioritize work
  • Ability to bend, squat and kneel, and climb frequently
  • Ability to stand for periods of a minimum of 3 hours
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work varied hours/days
  • Ability to lift average weighted materials, 50 lbs up to 70 lbs occasionally
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints mechanical and electrical schematics, piping diagrams, in orthographic, isometric, and sketch-views
  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Mechanical Journeyman or Technical/Vocation Certificate preferred
  • Mobile equipment operator license; state recognized crane operator license a plus

Compensation: $38.00/hr

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