Skilled Crafts & Trades/Maintenance
061734 Requisition #
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PLC Technician 

Talladega, AL 

Georgia-Pacific just opened a new state-of-the art lumber mill in Talladega, Alabama! This location receives about 150 log trucks a day and produces approximately 300 million board-feet of lumber a year. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a technologically advanced plant. 

We are recruiting for a PLC Technician. This highly skilled position will support our operations efficiency through troubleshooting and maintaining manufacturing equipment and processes. In our environment employees, can thrive and they are encouraged to create the greatest value for themselves, the organization, our customers, and society. 

Georgia-Pacific creates long-term value by using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible, and economically sound.  Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals.  


A Day In The Life Typically Includes: 

  • Applying problem solving methods to identify the root cause and eliminate failures.
  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures and actively participating in the safety program
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of reliability centered maintenance strategies.
  • Working with the operations and maintenance team to troubleshoot issues, address problems, and implement sustainable solutions. 
  • Self-motivated, reliable, positive attitude, strong work ethic, and respect for others
  • Understands and uses data to improve productivity
  • Assist Process Control Engineers in the optimization of the manufacturing process.

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Advanced PLC programming skills (Allen-Bradley PLC experience required)
  • Ability to troubleshoot and maintain plant network systems
  • Ability to troubleshoot, configure, and repair all types of PLCs & HMIs
  • Ability to troubleshoot, configure, and install AC and DC drives
  • Ability to troubleshoot, configure, and install process instruments 
  • Able to read assembly drawings, schematics, and equipment layouts 
  • Hands-on mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical experience
  • Capable of troubleshooting hydraulic equipment, circuits, and components
  • Capable of troubleshooting pneumatic equipment, circuits, and components

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive PLC controls programming background to include servo experience, networked PLCs, and analog control
  • Extensive HMI programming background to build new or modify existing HMIs on a variety of platforms

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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