Maintenance / IT Technician - Athens, AL - copy

Athens / Alabama / United States

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Maintenance / IT Technician - Athens, AL - copy

1720 Wilkinson Street
Athens, Alabama, 35611
United States  

WestRock is seeking a Maintenance / IT Technician to
perform routine and extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures on
electrical and mechanical systems involving production equipment and plant
systems, including the plant’s main power supply system.
WestRock – Athens, AL 
Duration:  Full Time
$20 to $29/hr  (based on exp./qual.)
Eligible after 30 days (Med, Den, Vision and more)
Strong IT/Computer/Networking
skills.  Including installation and
troubleshooting networks and computer systems.
Performs skilled and semi-skilled
maintenance activities depending upon area of assignment including
performing basic trade activities.
Performs minor and major repair of
all buildings and equipment as required.
Repairs electrical
equipment/systems and control circuits; and replaces faulty electrical
equipment as needed.
Must have a strong understanding
of NFPA 70E standards and be capable of applying these standards in the
work situation.
Installs electrical wiring and
equipment; new electrical services; and replaces and repairs wiring as
needed (including computer cable).
Consults with Maintenance Manager,
as needed, on electrical system issues; and, as assigned, serves in a
project coordination role monitoring the activities of outside
Maintains and repairs a variety of
hand and power tools ensuring they are in safe and efficient working
Performs preventive maintenance
procedures on mechanical equipment on a scheduled basis; inspects belts,
checks fluid levels, replaces filters, greases bearings, seals, etc.;
repairs or replaces broken parts as required.
May operate a computer which
controls and monitors mechanical equipment and utility systems.
Calibrates and repairs pneumatic
systems and other mechanical systems on production equipment to assure
optimum performance of that production process.
Completes daily, weekly and
monthly checklists on building equipment maintenance procedures and
maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures.
Maintains records of scheduled
maintenance procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned
by the Maintenance Manager or another member of the leadership team.
Demonstrates strong basic computer
skills to utilize the maintenance work order and inventory system.
Must have good communication
skills to engage other employees, management and outside vendors while
troubleshooting and distributing necessary information to others.
WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer
committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/

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