• Georgia-Pacific
  • Antioch, CA, USA
  • Jan 14, 2019
Full time Maintenance

Job Description

At Georgia-Pacific we offer more than just another job or role; we offer careers. Are you looking for your next career move?
Georgia-Pacific has an opening for a Mechanic Millwright at our facility in Antioch, CA and we are interested in learning more about you! This is a skilled hourly position requiring a thorough understanding of safe work practices, troubleshooting and maintenance of manufacturing equipment. This position creates value by performing predictive, preventative and corrective maintenance leading to increased uptime, reliability, and the assurance of meeting production and quality goals.
Why work at Georgia-Pacific? We value diversity and encourage growth opportunities for all. We create an environment where challenging the status quo is encouraged. OurGeorgia-Pacific in Antioch, CA produces a variety of Gypsum wallboard products. Wallboard is an affordable, strong, durable construction material used in residential and commercial building. Georgia-Pacific employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace. To learn more about our Gypsum division, visit


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Troubleshooting, installing, aligning, and dismantling industrial machinery and mechanical equipment        
  • Performing periodic maintenance routines on equipment to achieve optimal performance        
  • Working with operations associates to identify and prioritize maintenance needs
  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures and actively participating in the safety program


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • A minimum of two (2) years of industrial and/or manufacturing Mechanic or Millwright experience
    OR a minimum of two (2) years of industrial military experience
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing hydraulics & pneumatics
  • Experience with fabricating, torch cutting, and arc welding
  • Experience with reading blueprints and precision measurements
  • Experience troubleshooting issues with bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes, and conveyors,
    rollers, pulleys, and shafts
  • Experience using a computer for record-keeping and documentation functions     
  • Willing and able to adhere to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and
  • Willing and able to work  overtime, weekends, on-call, and rotating shifts


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Skilled trade certificate in Journeyman Mechanics or a Union Journeyman Trade Card
  • Five (5) or more years of industrial and/or manufacturing  Mechanic or Millwright experience
  • Technical Degree or higher in an Industrial Millwright and/or Maintenance Mechanic program


Why Work For GP?


  • culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

We're part of your everyday life. From the walls of your home to the Dixie® plates on your table, the boxes at your local grocery store or the Quilted Northern® in your bathroom, there's a good chance a Georgia-Pacific product is nearby. We need people like you: People who can help us make life's simple necessities better.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
Jiro Yamamoto
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