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Georgia Pacific

Corrigan, TX 75939
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Georgia-Pacific (GP) is among the world's leading manufacturers of bath tissue, paper towels, napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our building products business makes DensGlass gypsum board often seen in commercial construction, DryPly plywood and RESI-MIX wood adhesives, among others. Our containerboard and packaging business offers high-end graphic packaging to bulk bins as well as Golden Isles fluff pulp. You may also recognize consumer brands like Angel Soft, Brawny, and Dixie on retail shelves and enMotion towels, Compact bath tissue and SmartStock cutlery dispensers when you are away from home. Our GP Harmon business is one of the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. As a Koch Company, we create long-term value using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible, and economically sound. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA., we employ approximately 35,000 people. For more information, visit

Hourly - Fluid Power Technician

Corrigan, Texas Plywood Facility

The Fluid Power Technician will serve as the subject matter expert regarding all aspects of fluid power and pneumatic systems in the plywood operation. This includes troubleshooting systems, preventative and predictive maintenance tasks and duties. This person will also be tasked with overhaul, repair and installation of hydraulic and pneumatic machinery and help in the design/redesign of systems in the operation.

This position will be required to use hand tools; electric, pneumatic and hydraulic power tools; forklift; chain hoist and other weight handling equipment; machinist tools; hose making equipment; portable filtration units; hydraulic test bench equipment; heat exchanger; cleaning equipment; oil condition and testing equipment; manlift.

Overtime is a normal requirement. Weekend work is required routinely. Work area is subject to seasonal temperatures and outside weather conditions. Subject to noise levels requiring constant hearing protection. Exposure to caustics, chemicals, lubricants and hydraulic fluids are common to this type work.

Job Duties include:

Sole owner of the Hydraulic Hose Room.

Utilizes expertise to analyze oil samples and provide a path forward on samples failing Building Products ISO counts.

Performs preventative maintenance on hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

Performs predictive maintenance on hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

Overhauls and reconditions hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

Installs new hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

Serves as the technical expert and troubleshoots hydraulic and pneumatic issues.

Assists with design/redesign of new and existing hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Attends training sessions.

Provides failure analysis on failed equipment.

Provides training to craftsmen on fluid power systems and hose making best practices.

Follows TEAM standards, promotes a philosophy for perfect operating systems and strives for the best and most efficient system operations.

Documents information and changes/improvements to systems.

Communicates needs, improvements and status to management as directed.

Works smoothly with fellow employees, supervisors and managers.

Follows any other job-related instructions and performs other job-related duties requested by supervisor.

Assist and/or lead RCFA (Root Cause Failure Analysis) investigations.

I. Basic Qualifications:

If not certified, successful candidate will be expected to obtain the IndustrialHydraulic Mechanic (IHM) certification within 12 months of hire and the Industrial Hydraulic Technician (IHT) certification within 24 months.

Must be able competent in utilization Microsoft Office suite.

Must be able to read, write and comprehend blueprints, schematics and technical manuals.

Must be able to accurately perform all math functions including decimals and fractions needed to calculate flows and speeds, pressures and force.

Must have a working knowledge of electrical and hydraulic central circuits needed to troubleshoot systems.

Must be adept in fluid power and pneumatic systems & circuitry.

Must be a very strong technical troubleshooter with the skills to find solutions to complex issues with all types of fluid power and pneumatic systems.

J. Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum (3) three years experience in hydraulics and pneumatics systems.

Industrial Hydraulic Technician (IHT) Certification.

Minimum (1) one year Millwright/Mechanical experience is preferred.

NORIA MLT Level 1 certification.

Prior experience working in building products business with similar equipment or in similar jobs.

Must be capable of wearing all OSHA mandated safety equipment required for this job.

One year industrial electrical experience regarding hydraulic power systems.

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.

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