• Electrical Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-GA-Woodbine
    Requisition ID
    Manufacturing & Operations
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Maintenance Mechanic
    Grow your career. Grow with Caraustar.
    Caraustar Industries, Inc., established in 1938, is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products, seeks Electrical Maintenance Technician to join our thriving Tube Plant in Woodbine, GA. This position requires a candidate that is able to work in a fast-paced environment and is looking to learn and grow with our company. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products.

    With over 4,000 employees serving the unique needs of the organization, you can imagine that it takes a vast range of skills to keep our organization growing. What does that mean for you as a job seeker? Room to grow in any number of directions, any number of places, and any number of roles. Your path begins here.
    We believe in encouraging, challenging and empowering each other to be the healthiest we can be. When we are each at our personal best, so are our customers, our communities and so is our organization.  We understand that to be a world-class organization we need to practice, encourage and support employee health and wellness. Today, some of the tools and resources offered to employees to improve wellness and work/life balance include:
    - Employee assistance programs – this free and confidential guidance service is available to you and your dependent family members
    - Tobacco-free campuses
    - Health and wellness tools
    - Comprehensive benefit package 


    Perform process and production maintenance throughout the facility. Electrical Maintenance includes, but not be limited to machine breakdowns, installation and startups, process improvements, preventative maintenance programs and continuous machine improvements, increasing machine reliability and installation of facility capital investments. Responsibilities include electrical and mechanical troubleshooting, plumbing, equipment rebuilding, and mechanical fabrication, reading electrical and mechanical prints, and setting up precision instrumentation.
    - Troubleshoot, maintain and repair equipment using a systematic diagnostic approach.
    - Electrical:
    - Install and repair electrical systems, electric apparatus and components on industrial process machinery and equipment.
    - Diagnoses malfunctioning equipment such as transformers, motors, rectifiers, instrumentation, wiring, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.
    - Replace faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches and motors and positions sensing devices.
    - Bend conduit; install new wiring for sensors, valves, actuators, and other electrical devices used for machine and process control.
    - Troubleshoot machine controls utilizing a PLC, servo, stepper, and basic relay logic controls.
    - Remain in compliance with current National Electric Code
    - Test all repairs and installations for correct functionality and proper performance. Record all work completed in the company asset tracking software, communicating issues, parts used and need to restock components to Maintenance Supervisor.
    Complete work orders and list all materials utilized on the job.



    - Minimum of three years of Electrical Maintenance experience in a commercial setting
    - Follow all safety policies and procedures to include PPE and Lock Out/Tag Out.
    - Strong troubleshooting skills a must
    - Electrical experience with systems from low voltage up to 480V 3 phase
    - Ability to read/interpret electrical schematics
    - Instrumentation and PLC troubleshooting and programming skills
    - Ability to read and interpret electrical drawings and schematics.
    - Experience with hydraulic and/or pneumatic systems is preferred
    - Ability to fabricate, including metal fitting, welding, & cutting is a plus
    - Ability to perform work on uneven surfaces, frequently climb ladders, on/off equipment, and work from various heights
    - Ability to walk, stand, and bend for long periods of time
    - Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds without assistance, on some occasions
    - Open availability to work a flexible schedule


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