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Chip Mill Maintenance Mechanic


Alpine, AL, US, 35014

Department:  Mecanical maintenance - Sawmill (MM01)

We at Resolute are a diverse group of individuals who possess a wide variety of skills. Here, we believe that giving you the ability to maximize your potential without constraint is key to our shared success.

Our Coosa Pines location in Childersburg, Alabama is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Chip Mill Maintenance Mechanic. 

Primary PurposeSummarize the main purpose of your job in a few sentences:

Maintain chip mill equipment in a safe, efficient and productive manner


Duties and ResponsibilitiesList the primary responsibilities of your position (this description should focus on the job and not on the person doing it): 


  1. Safety. Participate in a comprehensive safety program based on Resolute’s Safety and Health Management System.  Ensure your personal safety by following company policy and proactively identifying and avoiding risks.  Report any safety near misses and hazards and help communicate corrective actions.  Participate in layered safety audits.  Participate in safety inspections and hazard analysis and take actions to mitigate safety risk. Report safety concerns to the shift supervisor.


  1. Maintenance.  Perform routine and major repair work on chip mill equipment at the direction of the supervisor.


The chip mill equipment includes a log boom crane, front-end loader, mobile knuckle-boom loader, and chipping and debarking line. 


  1. Other duties including housekeeping and notifying the supervisor of needed parts.


  1. Continuous improvement. Make suggestions for improvement in operations, equipment, and/or safety practices and PPE.




Physical Requirements



  1. Must be able to climb vertical steps and or ladders to access and maintain equipment.


  1. Able to maintain alert, coordinated physical movements of hands, arms and legs for sustained periods of up to ten hours with breaks.


  1. Able to safely lift objects as required up to fifty pounds.



Requisite Skills (preferred):


  1. General mechanical skills to include ability to use hand tools, measuring devices, meters and troubleshoot
  2. Ability to weld and cut carbon steel
  3. Knowledge of hydraulic systems and functions
  4. Basic electrical knowledge and troubleshooting
  5. Automotive engine repair is helpful
  6. DC drive knowledge






Resolute Forest Products is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

Forest products are essential, as are each and every one of our employees and contractors. We take the necessary steps to protect the health and well-being of our employees and to safeguard the integrity of all Resolute facilities.


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We are a global leader in the forest products industry offering a dynamic and safe work environment with opportunities and challenges that will help develop your skills.

With a diverse range of pulp, paper, tissue and wood products sold in over 70 countries, Resolute owns or operates some 40 facilities, as well as power generation assets, in the United States and Canada.

We’re a company writing a new story for itself in a rapidly changing industry. We have made important inroads to ensure long-term profitability and to be an environmental supplier of choice. In order to remain a leader in our field, we are looking for individuals who are driven and eager to learn. Come take part of our history and be part of the change!

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Nearest Major Market: Talladega
Nearest Secondary Market: Sylacauga

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