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Maintenance Millwright

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Looking for a job with an organization that truly cares about your health, safety and success? How about a job where you have opportunity for advancement, variable pay for performance, job stability and great co-workers and leadership?

At Georgia-Pacific, we don’t believe that a job is just simply a job. We see each role as a career and a way to advance your skills to not only better your life, but the community as well. Our Fort Dodge, IA Gypsum facility is seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as a Maintenance Millwright. The Millwright helps ensure the successful operation of the facility by resolving mechanical issues, recommending alternative repairs and equipment upgrades, identifying quality concerns, and understanding the production threshold of the equipment.

Our Plant has operated continuously in Fort Dodge for over 50 years and is a preferred supplier in our market with current and future capital investments that are planned to keep our operation viable and profitable for decades to come. Members of our Maintenance team work for an industry leader with a highly competitive compensation and benefits package and an operation with a record of longevity and success.

Wage range: $27.09 to $31.34 based on competency assessment plus variable compensation based upon plant and individual performance.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Working as a part of a highly functioning team to ensure timely completion of all maintenance tasks and minimize equipment down time
  • Working with an invested operations team to troubleshoot all mechanical problems
  • Develop new skills with the support of experienced and engaged leaders
  • Installing and repairing mechanical drives, chains, sprockets, gears, belts, and couplings
  • Reading mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics
  • Accurately using measuring tools including micrometers, calipers, tachometers, and dial indicators
  • Welding on as-needed basis

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Positive “Can Do” attitude
  • At least 1 year of industrial or military maintenance experience OR a 2-year technical degree in Maintenance Mechanics or Engineering Associate
  • Experience with industrial maintenance practices and policies
  • Willing and able to work a rotating shift, overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Willing and able to work around dust, oil, grease, chemicals, and other substances
  • Willing to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment
  • Experience working as part of a team to problem solve

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Proven experience with Preventive, Predictive, and Proactive maintenance.
  • Experience using precision maintenance tools such as laser alignment tools.
  •  Experience working with conveyors, hydraulic and pneumatic system
  • Experience reading technical drawings and schematics 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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