Electrician (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  PaperWorks Industries Inc

  Hastings, Nebraska, United States


Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, PaperWorks Industries is a leading, integrated North American full-service provider of recycled paperboard and specialized folding cartons for packaging applications.

Our purpose is clear. To deliver innovative, value-added packaging solutions to the world while making it a better place for all.

At PaperWorks, we are committed to the highest sustainable forestry and procurement standards. Product certifications include the Forest Stewardship Council and 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance.


Maintenance and repairs of all pneumatic machines and line equipment. Understands all aspects of line and machine operation and offers assistance wherever needed.


Essential duties and responsibilities may include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform preventive and predictive maintenance as scheduled.
  • Complete diagnostic troubleshooting, as well as complete teardown, rebuild and remanufacturing of machinery and related systems.
  • Execute daily machine checks, lubrication, machine start-up, clean-up changeovers and adjustments to maintain the greatest operational efficiency.
  • Maintenance and calibration of micro-processor based control equipment, general instrumentation and electrical control systems.
  • Read and understand electrical schematic diagrams as well as industrial three phase 240V and 480V power distribution and VFD wiring practices.
  • Troubleshoot, program, and/or replace Allen Bradley PLC’s equipment.
  • Possess a broad general knowledge of welding techniques (i.e. MIG, TIG, Sanitary, Stick, etc.) and must be able to apply these techniques to various operations within the plant.
  • Operate various power tools including but not limited to torque wrenches, calipers, and gauges in a safe and proficient manner.
  • Assist in the operations of the line and in training operators/mechanics on repairs, adjustments and standard operating procedures.
  • Maintain continuous improvement and comply with all safety requirements.
  • Maintain records of Lock Out/Tag Out procedures and follows the guidelines closely.
  • Follow all applicable ISO procedures and make recommendations for system improvements as identified.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and comprehend documents and verbal instructions in English for Safety, ISO, and work related tasks.  Must have the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to accurately use and read a standard tape measure using 16th and 32nd measurements.
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