Industrial Electrical Repairman (Electrician)

Employment Type

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Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

At Georgia-Pacific, we don’t believe that a job is just simply a job. We see each role as a career and a way to advance your skills to not only better your life, but the community as well. Our Prosperity, SC Lumber facility is seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as an Industrial Electrician. The Electrician helps ensure the successful operation of the planer mill by resolving electrical issues, identifying quality concerns, and understanding the production threshold of the equipment.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

Problem solving, troubleshooting, installing, repairing and maintaining facility electrical distribution and manufacturing process equipment

Installing and maintaining electrical systems in a manufacturing environment

Understanding, troubleshooting and modifying programmable logic control (PLC) and distributed control systems (DCS)

Learning technical skills to keep current with changing operations

Providing feedback on equipment conditions, potential failure risks, corrections and additions on job plans

Installing new conduit and wiring and making modifications to existing conduit and wiring

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED

Willing and able to provide your own metric and standard tools, e.g.: socket and wrench sets, and Allen T-handles

Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day

Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment

Willing and able to work any shift, holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed

At least one (1) year of experience working within a manufacturing, industrial, or industrial military environment

Experience in industrial electrical repair, process controls, and/or instrumentation

Experience using a computer for basic record-keeping and documentation functions

Experience with single and 3 phase electrical repair/trouble shooting up to 480 volts

Knowledge of electronic circuitry and test equipment

Experience reading electrical and maintenance schematics/blueprints

Experience measuring, cutting, and bending conduit

Experience troubleshooting hydraulic equipment, circuits and component

Willing and able to routinely lift and carry up to 40 pounds and work at heights of up to 80 feet

Experience with PLC’s

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

At least 3 years electrical experience

within a manufacturing, industrial, or industrial military environment

Electrician journeyman card
Associate's degree or higher in Industrial Electricity, Instrumentation, Electrical & Control Technology, or Electrical Engineering
Coursework in Principles of Technology, Electrical Control Systems or Control Theory OR Military or apprenticeship experience in PLCs, voltage, wiring or schematics
Experience troubleshooting manufacturing equipment

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.

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