Mechanical Electrician

Company Name: International Paper

Location: RICHMOND, VA, US - 23224

Job Duration: 2022-01-13 to 2022-02-12


What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.




Effectively troubleshoot and repair facility and production mechanical equipment on a daily basis.


Effectively troubleshoot, repair, and install electrical control systems and PLCs.

Install new electrical services.

Install new or rebuilt machine parts.

Rebuild failed components.

Support installation of new systems and equipment.




Strong electrical and mechanical experience with an emphasis on electrical skills.


Advanced computer skills with an emphasis on PLCs and computer software.

Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Proficiency with machine controls and/or 3 phase power systems is a plus.

Read and understand drawings, diagrams, schematics, OEM Manuals, and other manufacturer specifications.

Must be able to work in a team environment.




Background: 5 years minimum industrial field experience as an Electrician, preferably in the Pulp, Paper, or Packaging Industry or similar medium manufacturing setting.


Must have own tools – industry specific tools supplied.


Starting pay $29.51/hour with potential for future promotional opportunities based upon performance and demonstrated skills. Earning potential will be up to $34.26/hour.


$2,000 signing bonus if hired!!!! 

Payout:  $1,000 after completing 30 days, $500 after completing 6 months and the remaining $500 will be paid after completing one year of service


Candidates selected for further processing will be required to complete a computerized battery of tests on job-related skills, a panel interview, background check, drug screen, and pre-employment health assessment.


International Paper offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental & vision insurance plans, life insurance, and retirement savings plans.


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Richmond VA 23224