Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Jacksonville | Florida | United States

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Mechanical Maintenance Technician

9469 Eastport Rd, P. O. Box 26998
Jacksonville, Florida, 32218
United States

 The opportunity:

The Mechanical Maintenance Technician will be required to create maintenance requests for repairs based on findings. Perform routine and trouble-shooting tasks for equipment. 


How you will impact WestRock:

  • This position requires the flexibility to work in a multi-craft role and contribute to accomplishing results in a team-based environment. 


What you need to succeed:

Extensive industrial experience in at least 1 of the following areas is required:

  • Millwright (laser alignment skills required)
  • Pipefitting                                                                                                                                                                                      
  • Machinist                                                                                                                            
  • Welding                                                                                                                                                                                                         
  • Roll Grinding & Roll Maintenance
  • Good communication skills are a necessity.
  • Extensive experience dealing with basic industrial safety topics such as lockout, fall protection, confined space entry, personal protective equipment, and guarding is required                                                                                                    

 Must have 4 years of experience in most the following:

  • Industrial Rigging
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Measurements – Layout skills
  • Welding Principles & Practices
  • Cutting Principles & Practices
  • Use of Portable Tools & Hand Tools
  • Selecting and Using Lubricants
  • Installation of Bearings & Seals
  • Understanding the Operation of Pumps
  • Pump & Motor Alignment – dial, feeler gauge, laser
  • Pump & Motor Component Assembly
  • Maintain & Rebuild - Mechanic Drives, Gear Boxes, Clutches, Jackshafts
  • Basic Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • Blue Print Reading
  • Equipment Installation – sole plates, concrete, leveling, alignment, conveyors, tracking

Drives, rolls, splicing

  • Industrial Pipefitting – tubing & hose systems, plumbing systems, installation & maintenance of valves

 Physical & Other Requirements:

  • Standing for extended periods.

  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.

  • Moving or lifting of equipment, materials, and tools up to 50 lbs. repeatedly for a 12-hr. shift.

  • Balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or movement within confined areas. 

  • Work in buildings and areas of fluctuating temperature and weather.

  • Must be able to enter a confined space or work in high elevated areas

  • Ability to work in a Crew Concept Environment

  • Must be able to work Rotating Shifts 

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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