Maintenance Instrumentation Electrician (IE) (Journeyman I) in Texarkana, Texas, United States at Graphic Packaging International

Date Posted: 11/16/2019

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Job Description

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child’s cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Graphic Packaging International Texarkana Mill is looking for qualified candidates who are interested in working in hourly paid manufacturing positions. This position will be responsible for calibration, troubleshooting, proper repair, precision installation, successful start-up, and reliability of all related facility equipment. Successful candidates must have a minimum of journey skill level experience in instrumentation and/or industrial electrical systems.  Duties for IEs include, but are not restricted to, electrical circuit troubleshooting & repair, conduit & wire installation, lighting repair, PLC troubleshooting & repair, drive troubleshooting & repair, Instrumentation & control valve calibration, troubleshooting & repair, and HVAC work.  Another prerequisite is experience in electrical and pneumatic process controls (transmitters, control valves, DCS equipment, programmable logic controllers, recorders, etc.) three phase motors and controls, lighting, AC and DC drives, and computer literacy in software applications for control systems and troubleshooting. Industry experience is a plus.  Job requires full compliance with all safety guidelines and policies.  Beginning Pay Rate: $30.40


  • Minimum high school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Electrical applicants must have served 4 years of electrical apprenticeship or helper, and obtained a Journeyman Electricians License


Instrument applicants must have one of the following:

  • Industrial technology degree
  • Certificate from accredited college or trade school
  • ISA CCST Certificate
  • Willing and capable of working all shifts

EXPERIENCE (desired skills)

  • Electrical Experience
  • High-voltage and power distribution
  • AC motors and drives, DC motors and drives
  • Control systems experience: DCS, PLC’s, PC’s and analytical equipment
  • Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, calibration, and use of test equipment
  • Control valve repair experience
  • Knowledge of P&ID’s, instrument loops, and electrical schematics
  • Welding skills
  • Ability to work in team environment

Interested candidates must submit electronic resumes at and may seek assistance in doing so at the Texas Workforce Commission. Consideration for employment will require successful completion of basic skills tests, an interview, pre-employment health assessment, background check and drug screen.

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.

Required Experience


  1. Electrician Jobs
  2. Electrician Apprentice Jobs

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