Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: June 5, 2020

Organization: Georgia Pacific

Location: Newberry

City: Prosperity

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or higher
  • Willing and able to provide your own metric and standard tools, e.g.: socket and wrench sets, and Allen T-handles
  • Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment 
  • Willing and able to work any shift, holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed 
  • At least one (1) year of experience working within a manufacturing, industrial, or industrial military environment
  • Experience in industrial electrical repair, process controls, and/or instrumentation 
  • Experience using a computer for basic record-keeping and documentation functions
  • Experience with single and 3 phase electrical repair/trouble shooting up to 480 volts
  • Knowledge of electronic circuitry and test equipment  
  • Experience reading electrical and maintenance schematics/blueprints
  • Experience measuring, cutting, and bending conduit
  • Experience troubleshooting hydraulic equipment, circuits and component
  • Willing and able to routinely lift and carry up to 40 pounds and work at heights of up to 80 feet
  • Experience with PLC’s


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years electrical experience within a manufacturing, industrial, or industrial military environment

  • Electrician journeyman card
  • Associate's degree or higher in Industrial Electricity, Instrumentation, Electrical & Control Technology, or Electrical Engineering
  • Coursework in Principles of Technology, Electrical Control Systems or Control Theory OR Military or apprenticeship experience in PLCs, voltage, wiring or schematics
  • Experience troubleshooting manufacturing equipment
Job Description:

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. Our Prosperity, SC Lumber facility is seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as an Industrial Electrician. The Electrician helps ensure the successful operation of the planer mill by resolving electrical issues, identifying quality concerns, and understanding the production threshold of the equipment. 


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Problem solving, troubleshooting, installing, repairing and maintaining facility electrical distribution and manufacturing process equipment
  • Installing and maintaining electrical systems in a manufacturing environment
  • Understanding, troubleshooting and modifying programmable logic control (PLC) and distributed control systems (DCS)
  • Learning technical skills to keep current with changing operations
  • Providing feedback on equipment conditions, potential failure risks, corrections and additions on job plans
  • Installing new conduit and wiring and making modifications to existing conduit and wiring
Application Process:
Apply on company website
Employer Address:

191 Georgia Pacific Blvd
Prosperity, SC 29127
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.