Industrial Maintenance Technician

Omaha, NE

Req #8935
Posted: 02/12/24

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


  • Perform a variety of maintenance tasks including troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing, rebuilding, or replacing mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems on plant equipment.
  • This position will have a focus in troubleshooting and repair of electrical and PLC systems.
  • Work as part of a team to safely perform Preventive Maintenance Activities as well as answer break down calls in a Production Environment.
  • Use maintenance knowledge to increase productivity, decrease downtime and waste.
  • Must be able to follow all safety and company policies that include lock-out tag-out procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1+ Year(s) experience in successfully troubleshooting and repairing PLCs, conveyors, controls, Operating Systems, or other electrical equipment.
  • Current third grade stataionary engineer license or PCA will sponsor.
  • Ability to work any shift, overtime, and weekends as needed.
  • Be Authorized to work in the US.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Technical Degree in the Mechanical or Electrical Trades.
  • Experience in the Corrugated Packaging or Printing Industry.
  • Electrical or PLC certification.
  • Experience with drives/PLCs from the following manufacturers: Siemens, Allen-Bradley, Lenze.
  • Basic understanding of ladder logic.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Proficient at working with PLCs.
  • Ability to read electrical blueprints/schematics.
  • Basic computer skills for diagnostic equipment.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Pay range is $28.29 - $42.35  per hour based on skills and experience.
  • Excellent Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Optometry).
  • 401K Plan with company match
  • PCA provides paid training during active work hours to help technicians advance through the progressive skill levels and achieve higher pay.
  • PCA provides all necessary tools.
  • PCA provides uniforms as well as all necessary PPE

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

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