Gladys, Virginia

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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**VIRTUAL INTERVIEWS: Please note this posting is for our Virtual Hiring Event through Indeed on Wednesday, May 10th from 10:00am - 6:00pm. To participate in the event, you must complete this application and submit an RSVP to the event at Georgia-Pacific Brookneal Virtual Interviews (indeed.com) . Please be prepared to login during the event hours for a 30-45 min interview with a member of our team. If you will be unavailable during these hours, please contact Mackenzie Kriebel at [email protected] BEFORE the event to arrange an alternate interview time. **

Your Job

Our Brookneal OSB facility in Gladys, VA is seeking an Electrician. Our Electricians are responsible for troubleshooting and repairing electrical issues on manufacturing equipment to ensure the facility is operating at its highest capacity. Electricians also perform preventative maintenance to ensure reliability of electrical components to meet the facility's goals for quality and production. Our Electricians demonstrate critical thinking skills and work as team to ensure a safe working environment for all employees.

Our Electricians are asked to work any shifts; twelve (12) hour rotating shifts that include weekends, holidays, and overtime. Our employees work in a tobacco-free environment.

Successful candidates will be detail oriented, have strong initiative and able to collaborate in a team-oriented environment effectively and efficiently.

Our Team
Georgia-Pacific located in Gladys, Virginia manufactures Oriented Strand Board (OSB), a popular type of wood product used for flooring, walls, and roof sheathing in mostly residential construction applications. Georgia-Pacific's building product business has consistently been among the nation's top suppliers of building products to building materials dealers and large warehouse retailers. Georgia-Pacific employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace.

What You Will Do

  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance (PM) on electrical equipment
  • Troubleshoot electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems
  • Repair, maintain and upgrade electrical manufacturing equipment
  • Perform Programmable Logics Controllers (PLC) changes and programming
  • Maintain accurate records such as labor hours, preventative maintenance, and service orders in the Maintenance software system (MP2 system)
  • Adhere to and promote all safety policies to include wearing all necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Learn and comply with environmental and safety guidelines, policies, and permit requirements
  • Prepare work orders
  • Work in high places more than 80 feet, using man lifts and work in confirmed spaces
  • Complete training to become CPR certified and First Aid trained
  • Communicate effectively and respectfully with other team members in a team-based environment to accomplish assigned tasks
  • Participate in special projects as assigned

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience using industrial test equipment; digital multimeters, ammeters
  • Experience troubleshooting electrical systems
  • Experience with different voltages (i.e. DC, 3 Phase, medium voltage)
  • Either completion of an apprenticeship program, Associate's degree or trade school certificate in the electrical field OR at least two (2) years of experience in the Industrial Electrical field

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience with running conduit and installing electrical infrastructure to code
  • Experience using Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) and Controls; identifying major components, wiring input/output cards, and reading basic ladder logic diagrams
  • Experience troubleshooting hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Experience with fabrication and welding
  • Experience using Allen-Bradley PLC's

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy
All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are
As a Koch company and a leading manufacturer of bath tissue, paper towels, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers, building products and much more, Georgia-Pacific works to meet evolving needs of customers worldwide with quality products. In addition to the products we make, we operate one of the largest recycling businesses. Our more than 30,000 employees in over 150 locations are empowered to innovate every day - to make everyday products even better.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits
Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Equal Opportunities
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. 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: http://www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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