Maintenance Technician III

Website WestRock Company

Maintenance Technician III Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Technician III
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Forest City, NC, United States
Company WestRock Company

Company Profile

WestRock Company provides differentiated, sustainable paper and packaging solutions. The team members support customers around the world.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a Maintenance Technician III who will be responsible for leading, overseeing and guiding the more complex and difficult tasks.

Perform skilled mechanical and electrical work.

Education Level

  • Not mentioned, yet a High School Diploma will be a plus

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (a plus)


  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown.
  • Fabricate, assemble, and disassemble manufactured products by hand.
  • Independently perform the most difficult mechanical or electrical maintenance, repair, installation, and testing functions on all but the most sophisticated equipment.
  • Interpret, explain, and enforce department policies and procedures to reach a full and accurate understanding.
  • Lead, plan, and review the work of personnel in the Maintenance Technician I and II roles that are responsible for performing mechanical or electrical duties in the maintenance, repair, inspection, testing, and installation of mechanical/electrical equipment including structural.
  • Operate hoist, winch, or hydraulic boom as needed.
  • Operate maintenance vehicles including aerial lifts, personnel transport vehicles, and forklifts.
  • Operate various tools, instruments, and equipment used in the testing and repairs of mechanical equipment.
  • Operate with advanced skilled hand tools both powered and manual.
  • Overtime is required.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, specifications, and technical drawings.
  • Read and understand work orders, instructions, formulas, or charts.
  • Respond to mechanical and electrical emergencies during non-standard business hours.
  • Responsible for the overall Safety and cleanliness of equipment and area.
  • Set up and operate a variety of machine tools such as a drill press, lathe, or welding equipment.
  • Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Troubleshoot basic to intermediate electrical circuits.
  • Understanding and demonstrating the behavior that the safety of yourself and other coworkers is paramount and is the #1 priority here at WestRock.
  • Use acetylene welding/cutting torch and combination welding procedures.
  • Use electrical or electronic testing devices or equipment.
  • Use tube bending equipment.
  • Work safely and efficiently following company policies and procedures.
  • Write routine reports and correspondence as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Advanced skills in both the mechanical and electrical trade and possess at least five years of experience in a combination of both.


  • The company offers great benefits, alternative work schedules, matching 401k, and more.

Employer’s Statement

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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