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Title:  Electrical and Instrumentation Journeyman!

Requisition ID:  18563-159
Location: 

Augusta, GA, US, 30906

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

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 a rate of pay is $32.48 - $38.55. 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.


Required Skills

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • 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

 SKILLS:

  • Commitment to safety and quality
  • Knowledge of basic manufacturing practices and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to learn through self-directed study and desire for advancement
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Maintains cooperative working relationships, demonstrates a positive attitude and consideration towards fellow employees and supervision.

Required Experience

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.  Technical certification is preferred.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to function in a team environment.

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • General schedule is a Monday through Friday 8-hour assignment; however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, weekends, and/or holidays and be punctual while doing so.
  • Schedules are up to 12-hour shifts on alternate days with rotating weekends off.  However, employees must have the ability to work alternate schedules and overtime that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
    • 4 straight days of “day” shift (6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) 7 days off
    • 4 straight days of “night” shift (6:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.) 3 days off
    • 3 straight days of “day” shift (6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) 1 day off
    • 3 straight days of “night” shift (6:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.) 3 days off
    • Employees will be required to change shifts and work off days if necessary.  
  • Work overtime on a regular basis and with last minute notification
  • Work holidays and/or weekends on a regular basis

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sitting or standing, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.
  • Routine Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Proficiency in using hand tools, depth micrometers and precision measuring tools, welders, grinders, lathes, milling machines, etc.
  • Standing and sitting for extended periods and awkward or repetitive movements at times
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Work in areas of fluctuating temperature.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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

We offer outstanding opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression.  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, Tuition Reimbursement, 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.   






At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! 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 care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader 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. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

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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.


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