International Paper Mechanical Maintenance Associate in RED RIVER MILL, Louisiana

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Mechanical Maintenance Associate

Pay Rate: $22.05

We are looking for dependable people with excellent problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills.

This new position will assist journeyman-level mechanics in routine maintenance work as well as performing many duties independently.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

OR

  • 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)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

Qualified applicants should first go to gate.aon.com/candidate/apply to complete a prescreen

Use code IP-251888-MMAPre to access the correct prescreen for Red River Mill.

After completing the prescreen, applicants must also apply for the position at www.ippaper.com

Both a prescreen and application are required to be considered an applicant.

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

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