General Mechanic - Electrical and Instrumentation, - Hopewell, VA

Hopewell | Virginia | United States

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General Mechanic - Electrical and Instrumentation, - Hopewell, VA

910 Industrial St, PO Box 201
Hopewell, Virginia, 23860
United States

The opportunity:

Complete Electrical and Instrumentation tasks that support the Hopewell Mill Operations.  Provide services to assigned departments to achieve short- and long-term department and WestRock objectives.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Ability to identify and mitigate safety hazards before starting work, including proper use of PPE and NFPA-70E requirements.

  • Acute awareness of environmental impact of work processes and results.

  • Utilization of both excellent mechanical skills and knowledge (pneumatics, hydraulics, bearings, power transmission, lubrication, rigging, welding) and electrical / electronic skills and knowledge (PLC’s, A/C, D/C motors and drives, schematics) in our continuous pulp and paper process manufacturing environment to achieve equipment uptime metrics

  • Work positively with maintenance leadership, other maintenance crew members and all of operations to troubleshoot and solve problems, safely and expeditiously.

  • Engage in preventive and predictive maintenance activities throughout the facility.

  • Follows standard safety procedures, correct safety and environmental hazards, and report them to Supervision immediately.

  • Initiates and completes work-orders and requisitions, and documents all critical and or pertinent information on a routine basis.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.





WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans. 


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