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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Electrical/Instrument Technician
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International Paper Company | Vanceboro, NC
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Job Description


Want an opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 Company and global leader in paper and packaging products? We are seeking an experienced electrical/ instrument technician for our New Bern Mill. We are looking for motivated individuals who are capable of performing a multitude of functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment. Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of our business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity. International Paper offers an excellent wage and benefits package and advancement opportunities. Starting wage for this job is $30.80 per hour. Candidates must successfully complete our entry selection process, background screen and substance screen.

 Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Following all safety rules and practices
  • Maintaining clean and organized work areas, and cleaning up work areas as part of completing assigned tasks.
  • Troubleshooting and solving problems
  • Self-motivated and able to follow through to completion with assigned responsibilities.
  • Maintaining teamwork and communication with co-workers.

Electrical/Instrumentation assignments may include:

  • Safely and accurately using electrical measurement and test equipment.
  • Performing electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and other troubleshooting and repairs.
  • Replacing wire and conduit for existing equipment such as instrumentation, lighting and motors.
  • Replacing faulty electrical components of machines such as relays, circuit boards, switches, motors and position sensing devices such as proximity switches, timers, scanners, and photo electric devices
  • Troubleshooting and repair of motor starters, variable speed drives and control systems.
  • Troubleshooting through reading electrical block diagrams, schematics and PLC ladder logic.
  • Calibration of instrumentation, valves and controls.


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Equivalent work experience, Military training or completion of an apprenticeship in Electrical or Instrumentation.


  • Minimum of 5 years of maintenance experience in an industrial environment.

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

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