Maintenance Technician

  • Job Reference: 425083458-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Koch Industries, Inc.
  • Location: Elba, Alabama
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


Georgia-Pacific has an immediate need for a Chip Mill Multi-Operator/Maintenance Technician at our Chip Mill in Elba, AL. Our Operators play a vital role in the productivity of our mill, ensuring that our equipment is running properly and producing a quality product. As part of a small team, your contribution is critical to the success of the whole operation.

Georgia-Pacific's Chip Mill in Elba processes forest products to supply our paper and fiber divisions. Our chips and by-products produced from the forest products are used to power equipment used to make paper products. Our commitment to the environment and sustainable resource management allows us to create valuable resources for our customers with minimal waste.

The successful candidate must be willing and able to work any shift, variable start times, holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed. The mill is an industrial environment that can be hot, humid, cold, dirty and noisy.

What You Will Do In Your Role

* Safely operate production (chipper, etc.), mobile (loaders, cranes, etc.), and other equipment
* Champion and exemplify all OSHA and Georgia-Pacific environmental and safety excellence standards
* Perform preventative, predictive, and proactive maintenance procedures, troubleshooting, and servicing of mobile equipment to improve equipment reliability, limit downtime, and make repairs as necessary
* General housekeeping and grounds maintenance across the mill site, ensuring a hazard-free work area

The Experience You Will Bring


* High School Diploma or GED
* Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) for data processing and communicating with all levels of the organization
* Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing all required safety equipment
* Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to 12 hours a day

What Will Put You Ahead

* One (1) or more years of experience working in a manufacturing or industrial environment
* One (1) or more years of experience operating heavy equipment
* Experience operating a knuckleboom loader
* Current forklift or other heavy equipment operator's certificate
* Experience in a wood products manufacturing environment
* Experience troubleshooting equipment
* Experience with fabrication and welding

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

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