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Title:  Maintenance Specialist (Electrician)

Requisition ID:  12701-159
Location: 

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical equipment, including but not limited to programmable controls, numeral controls, power supplies, drives, gages and test equipment.

Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical and mechanical theories and principles, writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electrical equipment.

Installs, starts up and shuts  down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA.

Advises operators and line mechanics of operation procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and components.

Informs appropriate management and line mechanics of potential electrical/mechanical problems and inherent dangers involved.

Maintains company-required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment.

Performs preventive maintenance functions as directed.

Assists maintenance personnel with technical level employees.

Properly and accurately, complete all required records keeping, ordering and other necessary paperwork.

Proper use and adherence to Lockout\Tagout Procedures.

Must follow precise instructions and directions.

Ability to read blueprints and technical diagrams.

Perform other duties as directed.

Practice good housekeeping.

Obey all safety rules, regulations and policies.


Required Skills

High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.

Vocational school in related subjects desired; demonstrated mechanical ability; six months or more related

experience or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Regularly required to stand for long periods; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools and controls;

reach with hands and arms.

Good handgrip strength is required.

Good hand-eye coordination is essential.

Frequently required to climb, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and

occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Work near moving mechanical part, and occasionally in outside weather conditions.

Exposed to high room temperatures and humidity.

Utilizes cleaning fluids, mineral oil, synthetic gear oils, paint and Isopropyl Alcohol.

Works near or on machine parts operating at extremely high temperatures.


Required Experience






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.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


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 EEO is the Law Poster.


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