Maintenance Technician

Skilled Crafts & Trades/Maintenance
063106 Requisition #
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The Georgia-Pacific facility in Augusta, GA is looking for a motivated, maintenance professional to join our team as a Maintenance Technician. In this position, you will be utilizing your knowledge and skills around electrical and mechanical maintenance while building a fulfilling career in the packaging industry. If you enjoy hands-on work where you can make a direct impact to your company and community, this may be the opportunity for you!


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair machinery and mechanical equipment including motors, controls, PLC’s, drive systems, hydraulic/pneumatic components and power transmission systems
  • Utilize diagrams, schematics, sketches, operation manuals and manufacturer’s specifications in order to maintain and properly fix machinery issues
  • Lubricate equipment as needed and identify and communicate opportunities to improve the lube program through improved techniques, technology and knowledge sharing. 


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Three (3) years or more of electrical and mechanical experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with AC motors to 460 V and DC drives
  • Experience troubleshooting issues with bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes and conveyors
  • Experience troubleshooting PLCs, excluding programming
  • Experience reading technical drawings and electrical schematics
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Experience working with computers
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Willing and able to work any shift, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed
  • Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing, and/or pulling for at least twelve (12) hours a day
  • Willing and able to work in elevated spaces
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations


What Will Put You Ahead?


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience working in the corrugated packaging or the containerboard industry
  • Experience troubleshooting boiler operations
  • Experience with waste water treatment
  • Experience with proper lubrication techniques and oil analysis procedures
  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Experience with industrial air compressors


Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?


Georgia-Pacific’s facility in Augusta, GA operates some of the industry’s most sophisticated and modern equipment, such as flexo folder gluers and a flatbed die cutter to provide the widest range of corrugated packaging today. We hope to continue major projects to more capably support the plants long-term business prospects. To learn more about this facility and our Packaging division, please visit:

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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