International Paper Journeyman I - Welder in RED RIVER MILL, Louisiana

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Welder - Journeyman I (Combination Welder)


International Paper, a major paper producer, is proactively committed to maintaining a leadership role in our industry. Our Red River mill in Campti, LA has a need for a qualified Mechanical Journeyman I.


  • Minimum high school graduate or GED equivalent

  • Welding technical degree preferred

  • Certification papers from a Welding test lab preferred


  • 3 years of welding experience

Qualifications Required

As a Combo Pipe Welder you will be responsible for using Stick, Mig, Tig, and Flux Core welding techniques to weld various components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.

  • Must be able to observe and recognize problems during the welding process and adjust speed, voltage, amperage, or feed of the rod accordingly.

  • Must be able to read and interpret prints and plans.

  • Properly use fabrication shop hand tools. (grinders, drills, air tools, etc.).

  • Rig, hoist/lift & move materials.

  • Maintain safe and clean work environment.

  • Required to adhere to all safety rules and regulations.

  • Recognize different metal types

  • Recognize welding symbols on all blueprints

  • Ability to use a Plasma Arc Torch

  • Use Oxy/Acetylene cutting torches


  • Family medical and dental, life insurance, short-term disability, paid holidays and vacation time, retirement and 401K savings plan.

Application Process

The hiring process for successful candidates will include a pre-employment test, team interview, hands-on test, background check and a health/drug screen.

Invitation for assessment test will be sent via e-mail. Applicants must monitor e-mail for test invitations.

All applications must be submitted at Applications will not be accepted on site.

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

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