Maintenance Electrician - Richland, WA

Employer: Packaging Corporation of America

Job Description:

We are looking to continue building a high-performance maintenance team. Our Maintenance Mechanic/Electrician salary is based on skills, knowledge and experience. The maintenance classifications rates range between $26.29/hr. to $35.00

If you want to be part of an exceptional team with competitive pay and benefits package, please apply at


Perform a variety of maintenance tasks to diagnose, repair, rebuild, and replace mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and steam systems on all plant manufacturing and support equipment.
Work as part of a team in a manufacturing operation with a goal of increasing productivity; decreasing downtime and waste.
Follow all company safety rules and lock-out tag-out procedures.
Work with a sense of urgency to reduce downtime of machines.


Proper general maintenance and troubleshooting practices.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, tables, charts, etc.
Demonstrated ability to read equipment instruction manuals; align equipment to specified tolerances; machine and fitting shop knowledge.
Troubleshooting and repair of mechanical and/or electrical equipment experience including pumps, gearboxes, fans and agitators.
Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
Must have good interpersonal skills, excellent planning and organizing skills, ability to work independently, and a high degree of self-motivation.
Must be willing to pursue ongoing technical training to enhance capabilities.
Be passionate about maintaining a safe work environment.
Ability to work any shift, overtime, and weekends as needed.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Good computer skills
Must be able to progress to A level mechanic within 36 months.


2 to 5 years of practical application experience in mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, steam and pneumatic maintenance functions.
Electrical or PLC certification.
Electrical competency.
Basic computer skills for diagnostic equipment.
Knowledge of working, troubleshooting and programming of PLCs.
2+ years of experience in successfully troubleshooting and repairing industrial machinery and/or technical degree in related field.
Experience in a manufacturing environment, particularly within the corrugated or packaging industry.


Ability to work safely in a fast pace environment.
Must be able to acquire and/or retain a multi-craft skill set. The candidate must be able to acquire the skills of both mechanic and electrician.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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Location: Richland, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: $26.29-$30.00/hr

Posted on November 12, 2020

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