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Maintenance Technician

Located in Mount Holly, NC, Glatfelter is seeking a Maintenance Technician reporting directly to our Maintenance Manager.  The Maintenance Technician has the qualifications and business acumen to troubleshoot machinery problems and continuously monitor electrical and mechanical devices as part of a predictive and preventative maintenance plan. The incumbent should understand and demonstrate proactive maintenance concepts and employ best maintenance practices. This position is expected to have a significant impact on improvements in run time efficiency.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Compete assigned work orders and checklists for the day, and document work performed using the internal documentation process.
  • Rapidly respond to urgent (prioity1) calls to address issues in a timely manner.
  • Troubleshoot to Identify electrical and mechanical issues by using test equipment (meters, meggers, strobe lights, etc.) and repair issues with all equipment (production, facilities, auxiliary, etc.)
  • Servicing of electrical equipment including AC and DC drives, PLCs, and their associated control networks and I/O.
  • Create and process urgent work orders when assigned.
  • Attend daily assigned meetings to assist in identifying priorities for the day.
  • Assist in Root Cause Analysis when involved in the associated failure.
  • Repair and/or replace defective electrical or mechanical equipment.
  • Assist in identifying parts for repairs.
  • Assist in the installation of new equipment and equipment modification projects.
  • Document all modifications made to equipment during repairs (mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam, etc.).
  • Work overtime as needed for critical jobs or breakdown situations.
  • Abide by Glatfelter Mount Holly standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • 2 years Maintenance work experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • 2 years technical degree is related area is preferred.
  • Basic understanding of electrical knowledge is preferred.


  • Basic electrical/electronic circuit knowledge.
  • Understanding of paper waste recovery, baler, and cyclone system.
  • Working knowledge of motor control systems, PLCs, and communications systems.
  • Working knowledge of relay and ladder logic.
  • Working knowledge of production and support equipment.
  • Ability to read prints, assembly drawings, and electrical schematics.
  • Machine roller and component rigging for overhead crane use.
  • Safe working knowledge on use of shop tools including lathe, mill, press, welder, and saws.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills is required.
  • Computer competency including email and Microsoft office.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Ability to work well under pressure independently and as part of a team.


If you are interested in this role, please apply on Glatfelter’s website to be considered.  Please do not reach out to executives or individuals directly.  Thank you.

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Maintenance Technician (Full Time)

  • Mount Holly Site - Mount Holly, NC, USA
  • Maintenance

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