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E&I Technician

Country:  United States
Country/Region:  Un
City:  Westbrook
State/Province:  Maine


Career Opportunity


Sappi's Westbrook Mill near Portland, Maine is where the history of Sappi Fine Paper North America began in 1854 with the S. D. Warren Company and where the tradition of papermaking has an unshakable hold. It is the site of the first coated papermaking facility in the United States of America and the place where Sappi Fine Paper North America first developed its reputation for quality and innovation. The Westbrook Mill manufactures specialty coated papers used in a myriad of diverse applications, including the fashion, automotive, aerospace and flooring industries. Our faux-leather and natural textures can be seen in any shopping center around the world.


Position (job title):  E&I Technician 

Work Site:  Mill Westbrook 


Position (job title):

E&I Technician


Maintenance - Westbrook

Reports to (position title):

Maintenance Planner, Westbrook

Work Site (city, state):

Westbrook, Maine

Entry requirements:

Minimum of two years’ experience with the ability to perform Electrical and Instrumentation Technician, work as highlighted below.

A Technical Degree and/or a certified Apprenticeship Program preferred.




In this multicraft role, the ideal candidate will have a solid work history and be able to communicate effectively and demonstrate an ability to perform various E&I Technician duties from past experiences.  The candidate will have a strong understanding of the importance of personal and group safety within the workplace.  The candidate will be a team player, working effectively with other craft employees, Mill operators, maintenance planners and supervision.  The candidate will have experience troubleshooting and leading repairs to complex workplace equipment. Finally, candidates will demonstrate an ability to read manuals, blueprints and working drawings, plan and lay out work, and take accurate measurements using devices common to the craft.




  • Work experiences with AC/DC Drives, I/A DCS and Rockwell (AB) PLC
  • Troubleshooting, repair, replacement and calibration of electrical control instrumentation such as, temperature, pressure, ph., conductivity, turbidity, flow meters, valve positioner actuators and associated 4-20ma control loops, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Steam Systems, Foxboro Spec 200
  • Experience with High Pressure Boilers and high voltage distribution
  • Demonstrate awareness of Electrical safe work practices including NFP70e awareness
  • Rigging experience, be able to safely rig all types of equipment


   Special Skills including license certification


  • Electrical Journyperson License and/or ISA Certification preferred
  • Methodical problem solving ability
  • Computer skills, including experience with SAP
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills such as log entries or work order documentation
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and conflicting priorities with confidence and accuracy


   Working Conditions


  • Shift work may be required, as well as occasional weekend and holiday coverage
  • Occasional Call-ins on nights and weekend, need to respond within an hour
  • Occasional work required from ladders, elevated platforms, hot and cold locations





Technical Degree or equivalent preferred, two or more years work experience


HR Contact for Questions:  Lisa G Patterson 

Contact Information:  207-856-4615,  

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