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International Paper Mechanic A in CARROLLTON, Texas

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs a wide variety of preventive and corrective maintenance tasks on a variety of electrical, mechanical, and conveyance system equipment;

  • Trouble shoots, disassembles, repairs, and monitors equipment as required when equipment failures occur;

  • Responsible for checking motors, pumps, gear boxes, conveyors, air compressors, drives, etc. assuring proper operation;

  • Adjusts critical tolerances of operating equipment such as pumps, gear cases, bearings, seals, etc.

  • Completes daily work orders as assigned and updates team with daily work reports outlining progress and new issues;

  • Trains team mates in keeping all equipment in good repair and regularly serviced;

  • Identifies and suggests new approaches or best known methods to foster continuous improvement;

  • Actively participates in safety meetings and follows safety guidelines;

  • Completes purchase requests, time sheets and all related paperwork required to document maintenance activities;

  • Others duties per management direction.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • 1 – 3 year’s work experience in an industrial maintenance environment.

  • Completion of an education program in electrical or industrial electrical or industrial training – OR – completion of an Electrical Apprenticeship Program and three out of the last five years’ journey - level experience as an electrician in an industrial maintenance field.

  • Must be able to read and interpret schematics and wiring diagrams. Good with working in a team setting alongside multiple other crafts.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain all certifications as required by Company, and Law.

  • Must be able to work any shift and/or Over Time based upon workload and in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • Ability to read and interpret safety documents, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, electrical drawings, and electrical circuits;

  • Preferred skills in pneumatics, electrical, PLC and hydraulics;

  • Ability to pass standardized maintenance aptitude assessments.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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