Title:  Electrical & Instrumentation - T2 J1

Requisition ID:  1229

Augusta, GA, US, 30906

Department:  Hourly Maintenance, Electricians & Mechanics
Travel:  No Travel Required

At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities.


With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.


If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you.

A World of Difference. Made Possible.


Electrical and Instrumentation Journeyman

We offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry. With competitive base salaries, 401(k) plans and benefits offerings, we strive to reward talented people who make our company successful. 

 OPPORTUNITY: We are a folding carton manufacturing operation seeking candidates to join the Augusta Mill as an Electrical and Instrumentation Journeyman (J1/J3). We offer outstanding opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression. These are skilled trade positions where our employees build successful careers in the Printing & Packaging industry. The Electrical and Instrumentation Journeyman (J1/J3) starting rate of pay is $33.45 - $40.95. We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, health spending accounts as well as 401-K with matching funds. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Aflac, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.

JOB SUMMARY: We currently have openings for an Electrical and Instrumentation Journeyman candidate who has a passion for safety, is a self-starter, takes initiative, can communicate effectively, and can work independently in a manufacturing environment. We offer technologically advanced operations, leading edge training, outstanding benefits, and employment with a proven and stable community leader.

This position performs Electrical & Instrumentation troubleshooting in a heavy industrial environment. Specific skills necessary include calibration, troubleshooting, proper repair, precision installation, successful start-up, and reliability of all related facility equipment. 

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Commitment to safety and quality
  • Work any shift and/or a rotating shift schedule
  • Work overtime on a regular basis and with last minute notification
  • Work holidays and/or weekends on a regular basis
  • Ability to learn through self-directed study and desire for advancement
  • Wear required personal protective equipment (hard hat, earplugs, steel-toed boots, safety glasses at a minimum)
  • Operate or work in industrial conditions - may be warm/hot, dusty/dirty, around hazardous chemicals, noise, heavy machinery or elevated working surfaces (with proper safety training and safety protection)
  • Excellent attendance record with flexibility to work rotating shifts & overtime
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, grasping, and climbing.
  • Ability to move wrists, hands, and/or fingers to turn valves and make adjustments to equipment.
  • Ability to climb ladders and work in high places.
  • Maintains cooperative working relationships, demonstrates a positive attitude and consideration towards fellow employees and supervision.
  • Performs all duties in an independent manner with minimal direction and supervision.

The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


  • Minimum Journeyman skill level experience in instrumentation and industrial electrical systems.
  • Experience in electrical and pneumatic process controls (transmitters, control valves, DCS equipment, programmable logic controllers, recorders, etc.)
  • Experience with three phase motors and controls, lighting, AC and DC drives is also required
  • Computer literacy in software applications for control systems and troubleshooting.
  • Pulp and Paper industry experience a definite plus.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age


  • In order to be considered for open positions, qualified applicants will first be required to pass a pre-employment test and an initial interview.  Invitation for assessment test will be sent via email.  Applicants must monitor email for test invitations.   All applications must be submitted at www.graphicpkg.com

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.

Nearest Major Market: Augusta