International Paper Mechanical Maintenance Associate in EASTOVER MILL, South Carolina

Posting Closes: 12/14/18

Mechanical Maintenance Associate

Pay Rate: $24.61 - $28.76

We are looking for dependable people with excellent problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills who have a desire to grow as a multi-craft maintenance professional.

Duties for mechanics include, but are not restricted to, replacing valves & gaskets, basic welding, repacking pumps & valves, forklift operations, screwed pipe & tubing installations, cylinder repair, pump repair & replacement, repair of rotating assemblies, roll repair and replacements, motor replacements, and repair of mechanical drive systems.


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Basic computer skills

  • Able to function in a team environment.

AND one of the following

  • One (1) year experience in any of the following Maintenance Skill Areas: MILLWRIGHT, MACHINIST, LUBRICATION, WELDING, AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE, OR PIPEFITTING.


  • One (1) year vocational/technical education in the Mechanical Discipline: MILLWRIGHT, MACHINIST, WELDING, OR PIPEFITTING.

PLUS: Must be willing to meet the following requirements:

  • Undergo a drug screen for illicit use of drugs as a condition of employment.

  • Submit to periodic drug screens as a condition of employment.

  • Work any shift and/or a rotating shift schedule

  • Work overtime on a regular basis and with last minute notification.

  • Work holidays and/or weekends on a regular basis.

  • Wear required safety equipment.

  • Operate or work in industrial conditions (i.e. warm/hot, dusty/dirty, around hazardous chemicals, noise, heavy machinery or elevated working surfaces with proper safety training and safety protection).


  • Associate degree in any of the IP Core Maintenance skills or related disciplines. (Millwright, Machinist, Welding, OR Pipefitting)

  • Relevant work experience in an industrial environment.

  • Strong math/physics understanding.

  • Millwright/Machinist backgrounds on the mechanical side.

To be considered, applicants must complete

both of the following no later than December 14, 2018:

  • Apply on line at

  • Complete a pre-screen at using code IP-334055-MMAPre

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans