Electrical Maintenance Technician - Summerville, SC

About WestRock
WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Electrical Maintenance Technician - Summerville, SC


200 N Maple St
Summerville, South Carolina, 29483
United States

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.  
Electrical Maintenance Technician – Summerville, SC

The opportunity:
The Electrical Maintenance Technician utilizes both electrical / electronic maintenance skills and knowledge (PLC’s, A/C, D/C motors and drives, schematics) to service, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain equipment within the Summerville Lumber Mill to maximize mill equipment reliability and availability.  Summerville Lumber Mill is a non-climate controlled mill, meaning you will be required to safely perform work in conditions that are sometimes less than ideal, such as outdoors during inclement winter, including exposure to wood dust and loud noises daily.
How you will impact WestRock:

  • Adhere to all quality and safety codes
  • Install and repair electrical equipment and fixtures
  • Troubleshoot motor and control systems
  • Perform routine maintenance on electrical wiring and systems  
  • Inspect or test machinery or equipment to diagnose electrical malfunctions, using test equipment or software
  • Inspect components of industrial equipment for accurate assembly and installation or for defects, such as loose connections or frayed wires.
  • Study blueprints, schematics, manuals, or other specifications to determine installation procedures.
  • Maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs, calibrations, or tests.
  • Calibrate testing instruments and installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications.
  • Work closely with Millwrights and Operations to troubleshoot and make repairs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

What you need to succeed:

  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Electrical or Maintenance Technician diploma/degree with on the job experience, preferred
  • 3+ years relevant industrial or manufacturing experience as an Electrical Maintenance Technician
  • Prior electrical maintenance experience in a Lumber mill, preferred
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with PLCs
  • Working knowledge of electrical system and equipment reliability
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

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. 

Apply now