Electrical and Instrumentation Technician - Journeyman

Koch Industries | VA

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Posted Date 5/09/2024
Description Your Job

Georgia-Pacific, LLC is seeking a talented Electrical and Instrumentation Technician to join the Big Island, Virginia team.

Our Team

Georgia-Pacific is one of the nation's leading corrugated box manufacturers. We manufacture standard corrugated containers, as well as many specialty packaging products for various industries. To learn more about Georgia-Pacific and our corrugated facilities please visit: www.gppackaging.com/

This is a full-time role with competitive starting pay of $37.56 per hour, benefits, 401k and quarterly performance bonuses.

Qualified candidates will be required to complete a written test and hands on test prior to interviewing.

What You Will Do

  • Troubleshoot, repair, and replace electrical equipment and circuits
  • Apply knowledge of various electrical and instrumentation principles
  • Troubleshoot and maintain DCS, PLC, and HMI systems
  • Troubleshoot and work with AC and DC voltages ranging from 480 volts to 12,470 volts
  • Apply knowledge of induction, synchronous, wound rotor, DC motors, and differences between them in industrial environments
  • Work any shift including weekends, holidays, and overtime
  • Work at heights and in confined spaces as required
  • Perform tasks requiring physical exertion for extended periods
Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • Journeyman Electrician certification or 10 years of electrical experience or an Associate/Technical degree or higher in an Electrical or Instrumentation field
What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience working in a lumber, wood products, or paper mill facility
  • Experience utilizing computers for documentation and record-keeping
  • Experience troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing PLCs and VFDs
  • Experience troubleshooting Rockwell AC drives
  • Experience with Industrial Motor Controls (PLCs, Motor Controls, Control Valves, etc.)
  • Experience with plant floor automation and network wiring
  • Experience installing, troubleshooting, repairing, and calibrating electrical/mechanical instrumentation
Hiring Philosophy

All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here .

Who We Are

As a Koch company and a leading manufacturer of bath tissue, paper towels, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers, building products and much more, Georgia-Pacific works to meet evolving needs of customers worldwide with quality products. In addition to the products we make, we operate one of the largest recycling businesses. Our more than 30,000 employees in over 150 locations are empowered to innovate every day -to make everyday products even better.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits

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.

Additionally, everyone has individual work and personal needs. We seek to enable the best work environment that helps you and the business work together to produce superior results.

Equal Opportunities

Salary37.56 Hour
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