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Heavy Equipment Technician

Country:  United States
Country/Region:  Un
City:  Cloquet


Career Opportunity


Sappi North America is a division of Sappi Limited, a global company headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, with manufacturing operations on four continents in nine countries with sales offices in 50 countries. The Cloquet Mill, located on the banks of the St. Louis River, produces some of the highest quality heavyweight web and sheet fed products in the world.  The original mill opened in 1898 and has undergone a variety of changes and improvements over the years, most-recently (2013) to convert the pulp mill into a producer of Specialized Cellulose, dissolving pulp used primarily for the textile markets. With the conversion, the pulp mill is now able to swing between Specialized Cellulose and Kraft pulp based on market needs.  With a focus on responsible and sustainable operations, the Cloquet Mill is focused on energy savings improvements which have led to local, state, and national environmental recognition.


Position (job title):  Heavy Equipment Technician 

Work Site:  Mill Cloquet 


Position (job title):

Mobile Equipment Technician - Union  NCF&O of Local 32BJ/SEIU Chapter 939




Medical, Dental, 401K, Pension, Paid Vacation



Reports to (position title):

Area Superintendent

Work Site (city, state):

Cloquet, MN

Entry requirements:

Sappi Cloquet Operations currently has a Mobile Equipment Technician position open in our Maintenance Department.   

This position will fall under the current labor contract and could be expected to transfer to other process areas. 

Must have 2-3 years of current directly related experience in an industrial or military mechanical maintenance environment as a mobile equipment technician, or other multi-skilled craft mechanic.

Must be willing to work in a team environment with varying work schedules; to include shift work.

Knowledge and experience desired:

  • 2 year technical degree in an applicable area of study
  • Proficient with Computerized Maintenance Management System(s)
  • Experience with DC troubleshooting and repair
  • Mobile equipment service and diesel/propane engine repair/maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of hydraulic and electrical schematics
  • Basic welding experience


HR Contact for Questions:  Danna Carol Skull 

Contact Information:  (218) 879-0623 , 

Sappi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Sappi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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