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Maintenance Technician - Wallboard

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Georgia-Pacific has an immediate need for a self-motivated and knowledgeable Maintenance Technician at our North Las Vegas, NV Gypsum facility.

Compensation: The hourly rate starts at $34.00/hr.

Schedule: This position will work 12-hour shifts, which will include overtime, weekends, and holidays, while also providing specialty hand tools.


Georgia-Pacific offers a competitive benefits package to include vacation time and medical/dental/vision insurance.

Our Team

Our ideal candidate is a self-motivated, skilled hourly professional with a working knowledge of mechanical troubleshooting and a solid foundation in the skills needed to properly maintain manufacturing equipment.

This position creates value by performing predictive, preventive, and corrective maintenance leading to increased uptime, reliability, and the assurance of meeting production and quality goals.

This is a non-climate-controlled environment, meaning temperatures can be very high in the summer and cold in the winter.

What You Will Do

* Troubleshooting, installing, aligning, and dismantling industrial machinery and mechanical equipment

* Performing periodic maintenance routines including lubricating machines and equipment for improved reliability and uptime to achieve optimal performance

* Participating in a Preventative Maintenance (PM) program

* Collaborating with operations to identify and prioritize maintenance needs

* Recording work results and parts usage in computerized maintenance management system

* Working with operations associates to identify and prioritize maintenance needs

* Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures and actively participating in the safety program

* Maintaining accurate maintenance logs including labor hours and critical preventative maintenance findings

* Willing and able to adhere to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

* Mechanical maintenance experience in an industrial, manufacturing, agricultural or military environment

* Experience troubleshooting and repairing hydraulics & pneumatics

* Experience with fabricating, torch cutting, and arc welding

* Experience with reading blueprints and precision measurements

* Experience troubleshooting issues with bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes, and conveyors, rollers, pulleys, and shafts

* Experience using a computer for record-keeping and documentation functions

What Will Put You Ahead

* Experience with precision equipment installation, fundamentals in alignment, and machinery lubrication.

* Five (5) or more years mechanical maintenance experience in an industrial, manufacturing, or military environment

* Technical Degree or higher in a Mechanical Maintenance program

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