General Mechanic Millwright - Hopewell, VA

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General Mechanic Millwright - Hopewell, VA

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


The opportunity:

The Hopewell Mill, Hopewell VA is seeking to hire General Mechanic Millwrights for its facility.


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • 5-10 years experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment, equipment installations, equipment maintenance, construction, fabrication, or supporting service.

  • Licensed and Certified Journeyman classification or equivalent Military Occupational Skill (MOS).

  • Ability to work overtime and rotating shifts.



    Familiarity, understanding, and experience with facets of design, installation, startup, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of process equipment and systems common to industrial and manufacturing facilities.  Some examples of process equipment includes: pumps, motors, gear reducers, couplings, belt-drives, bearings, and seals.

  • Understanding of and experience with reading drawings, Bills of Materials, parts identification, work packages, work flow processes, planning and scheduling.

  • Experience with development and completion of assigned data collection routes, to include temperatures, vibrations, acoustics, speed, etc.

  • Determine work procedures to assemble, dismantle and overhaul machinery and equipment using hand and power tools.

  • Work with a wide variety of precision tools such as veneer calipers, micronmeters, dial indicators, levels, gauge blocks and optical and laser alignment tooling.

  • Perform a variety of maintenance related tasks in connection with the maintenance, repair and/or improvement to equipment.


    We offer:

  • A minimum entry pay rate of $ 28.37 per hour

  • Excellent benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental and Dependent life Insurance, Pension and 401(k) Savings Plan)






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



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