Georgia-Pacific – Journeyman Millwright/General Mechanic

Palatka, FL
Journeyman Millwright/General Mechanic

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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. If you are interested in joining out team, we are currently seeking a Journeyman Millwright in Palatka, FL.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Performing mechanical inspections, repairing and performing maintenance on all machinery and equipment
  • Understanding and troubleshooting of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, power transmission and steam systems
  • Working in high places in excess of 80 feet, using man lifts and working in confined spaces
  • Performing work that entails lifting up to 50 lbs, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for a least twelve (12) hours a day
  • Utilizing computer systems to input work orders and identify parts
  • Performing precision alignment and other precision techniques as required
  • Replacing defective parts with new parts or repairing/reproducing parts using welding, drill press, surface grinder and other machine shop equipment
  • Maintaining and lubricating machines, tools and equipment
  • Performing preventive maintenance on equipment as scheduled or assigned
  • Maintaining accurate records such as labor hours and important PM findings on work orders
  • Assisting with creating job plans for future reference on repair jobs
  • Adhering to and promoting all safety policies and to include wearing necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Participating in special projects as assigned
  • Working any shift, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Completion of an approved apprenticeship program, Associate’s degree or trade school certificate in the mechanical field or at least two years of experience in the Industrial Maintenance field
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience performing welding repairs

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience with arc welding and oxygen/acetylene cutting
  • Fabrication experience
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