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Packaging Corporation of America

E&I TECH (Industrial HVAC Tech) - Wallula, WA (Mill)


All Production

Full Time

On Site


Wallula, Washington, United States

E&I TECH (Industrial HVAC Tech) - Wallula, WA (Mill)

Wallula, WA 99363, USA Req #8705
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company. Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds. Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence. We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers. Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust

We are currently seeking resumes for an Industrial Licensed HVAC Technician (1-opening) at our Wallula, WA Pulp and Paper facility.

Description of role:

The Industrial Licensed HVAC Technician is a member of the Electrical and Instrumentation team within our maintenance department. The Industrial The Industrial Licensed HVAC Technician works Monday through Friday, 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week.

Pay and Benefits:

The hourly rate for the E&I TECH (Industrial HVAC Tech) position is $43.10.

Employees (and their dependents) are eligible for medical, dental, vision, basic life, and disability insurance coverage, subject to applicable waiting periods. Employees are automatically enrolled in PCA’s 401k retirement plan at the time of hire. Employees are eligible for 40 hours of vacation after one (1) year of service and between 0 and 36 hours of vacation during their first year. Employees also receive nine (9) paid holidays and up to five (5) paid floating holidays per calendar year.

This is a union environment. Employees will receive all of the rights and benefits associated with union membership when they join our mill facility

Principal Accountabilities:

Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on industrial equipment such as HVAC systems, Air Handlers and supporting equipment.

Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on 480V, 230V, 120V, low volt, 3 phase and single-phase equipment and control systems.

Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on mill HVAC systems – equipment rounds, filter checks, parts ordering, scheduling repairs, etc.

Monitor and log freon usage per EPA regulations.

Action items that are impacting mill Freon usage to minimize loss.

Write work orders and build machinery history against the various HVAC assets in the facility.

Respond to emergency maintenance requests.

Assist and supports other general maintenance facility needs as needed.

Operate equipment (forklifts, scissor lifts and boom man lifts). Training will be provided.

Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.

Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

Possess Washington state HVAC/refrigeration system license (06A) or HVAC/refrigeration – restricted (6B)

Candidates with heavy industrial environment preferred.

Basic Qualifications:

High school graduate, or equivalent. Technical degree in HVAC l with minimum 4 years industrial HVAC experience/other related field OR equivalent combination of education/experience.

Possess strong troubleshooting, problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Strong aptitude for HVAC tools and equipment – general hand tools, leak detecting equipment, volt/ammeter, ability to solder or braze and basic fabrication skills.

Understanding of package and split system operation, maintenance and repair.

Candidate will need to exhibit lock out/tag out understanding and compliance. Mill to provide training for facility specific requirements.

Possess ability to learn PCA’s Trident Maintenance system to track work, enter machinery history, order parts, download reports and build spare part inventory.

Ability to work both independently, with limited supervision, and as a team member to complete daily activities.

Have the identification and communication skills to pass on system issues or concerns with maintenance personnel and plan repairs and maintenance around facility operational requirements.

Ability to obtain system lube samples to be sent out for lab analysis through the reliability department.

Strong sense of urgency to work effectively in a deadline driven environment.

Ability to work overtime, weekends, or holidays - if needed

Ability to pass criminal background check and federal drug screening.

The successful candidate must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

Must possess an EPA Type 2 Universal card, EPA 608 Universal or other credential that supports the purchase of Freon.

Candidate must own all required hand tools to support maintenance and repair of all Mill HVAC equipment – mill will provide leak detection equipment, charging manifold, recovery unit and bottles, vacuum pump and scale.

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationship with coworkers.

Ability to work alone and in a team environment.

Ability to work safely in a labor-intensive environment.

Ability to learn quickly and with attention to detail.

All qualified applicants must apply at [Register to View] to be considered.

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

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $43.10