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Regional Mechanical Technician at Georgia Pacific in Fairfax, South Carolina

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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Georgia-Pacific is seeking Regional Mechanical Technicians to provide technical and maintenance support, conduct specialized repairs, and drive reliability initiatives across our OSB and Composite mills.


This role will work closely with our mill maintenance teams and serve as an SME in delivering specialized technical assistance that drives long-term equipment reliability. This includes monitoring equipment performance, conducting inspections, initiating specialized repairs and parts replacement to electrical and mechanical equipment.


Successful candidates will demonstrate advanced levels of Mechanical technical capabilities resulting in safety excellence, quality assurance, compliance, and maximizing asset performance.


We offer highly competitive wages starting at $34 per hour and potential for continued career development and advancement.


LOCATION AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: Positions will provide technical support for mills in the Clarendon and Allendale SC area and can be remote based or facilities based. Remote candidates will need to reside in the area and be able to commute to the facilities as needed or required.


Georgia-Pacific (GP) is among the world's leading manufacturers of bath tissue, paper towels, napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals.


Our building products business makes DensGlass® gypsum board often seen in commercial construction, DryPly® plywood and RESI-MIX® wood adhesives, among others.


As a Koch Company, we create long-term value using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible, and economically sound. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA., we employ approximately 35,000 people. For more information, visit


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Working with the Production and Reliability Teams to identify and eliminate potential failures; driving unplanned events down and mitigating machine downtime

  • Analyzing data and deriving insights that facilitate Root Cause Analysis of premature failures; offering sustainable solutions, and implementing corrective actions/measures preventing reoccurrence and in developing asset strategies

  • Utilizing work processes and Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to document findings and initiate corrective actions and repairs

  • Demonstrating troubleshooting skills that allow equipment to operate as designed in accordance with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications

  • Collaborating closely with mill personnel; mentoring and sharing knowledge with other Technicians and Maintenance staff that drive virtuous cycles of success

  • Performing precision maintenance on rotating equipment using all technologies (Laser aligner, belt aligner, chain gauges, etc) 


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma

  • Mechanical maintenance experience: A minimum of four years of expertise in the mechanical field.

  • Troubleshooting experience in a manufacturing, industrial, or military environment

  • Willing and able to work across multiple shifts, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed, inclusive of required travel.

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings

  • Ability to perform the planning function using CMMS (i.e. MP2)


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate or Technical degree or higher in Electrical and/or Mechanical field

  • Expertise in wood products

  • Working knowledge of process equipment and drive components

  • Experience with computer operating systems, networks and electronic information handling 


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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