Electrical Engineer Co-Op

Tomahawk, WI

Req #8710
Posted: 09/07/23

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

PCA is seeking Electrical Engineer Co-op positions at our mill in Tomahawk, WI for 2024 Fall and/or Spring terms.

Work with mill electrical engineers on the planning, designing, installation, and commissioning of electrical equipment. Some examples of equipment could include motors, motor control centers (MCCs), lighting, valves, buttons/switches, monitoring devices (sensors, cameras, etc), instrumentation, etc.

Update AutoCAD drawings and create new drawings for new projects/equipment.
Lead and/or assist with project management. Projects may be strictly electrical equipment install/repair/replacement, or be part of larger projects involving multiple engineering disciplines. Co-ops will need to communicate and coordinate with operations, contractors, and mill maintenance shops to ensure smooth project installation and startup. Project management will include monitoring costs, managing time restraints, and making sure things are done safely.

Basic Qualifications:

Working towards Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
Experience using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, AutoCAD and Project.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Must possess a valid driver's license.

PCA Representatives will be at the following schools:

UW-Madison Engineering & STEM Fair: Tuesday, September 12, 2023 11:00am-5:00pm. On-site interviews Wednesday, September 13, 2023.

University of Minnesota-Duluth STEM Fest: Thursday, September 14, 2023 10:00am-2:00pm. On-site interviews Friday, September 15, 2023.

Michigan Technological University Career Fair: Tuesday, September 19, 2023 11:00am-4:00pm. On-site interviews Wednesday, September 20, 2023.

Western Michigan University Engineering Expo: Wednesday, September 20, 2023 1:00pm-4:30pm. On-site interviews Thursday, September 21, 2023.

UW-Stevens Point PS & ChE Career Fair: Tuesday, September 26, 2023 4:00pm-7:00pm. On-site interviews Wednesday, September 27, 2023.

UW-Platteville Career Fair: Tuesday, September 26, 2023 3:00pm-6:00pm and Wednesday, September 27, 2023 3:00pm-7:00pm. On-site interviews Wednesday, September 27, 2023 and Thursday, September 28, 2023.

All qualified applicants must apply at Careers.packagingcorp.com to be considered.

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