Maintenance Mechanic

Arlington, TX

Req #6084
Posted: 06/22/22

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

People • Customers • Trust


At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise.

At PCA, you’ll find the best people in the industry operating in a “golden rule” culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way.

As a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers.



Inspect, test, troubleshoot, repair, install, and maintain electrical equipment in a safe manner within a Hexacomb packaging manufacturing facility, including but not limited to: motors (all types), starters, breakers, transformers, isolation switches, relays, fuses, resistors, air conditioning, valves, AC Drives, and DC Drives.  Electrical equipment of varying voltages, including but not limited to 0V through 480v.

Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic and pneumatic mechanical systems including valves, solenoids, and manual and automatic controls, which includes but is not limited to glue systems and production heating systems.

The maintenance department’s main objective is to support the operation of a fast-paced packaging manufacturing facility by providing technical services in the preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair, and functional improvement of all current and newly installed machinery while excelling in customer service and professionalism; ensuring our customers get the quality, consistency, and responsiveness they deserve.


Basic Qualifications: 

High School diploma or GED.

2+ years of electro-mechanic experience within a manufacturing environment.

Strong proficiency in reading blueprints and schematics.

Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings.

Demonstrated experience with Automation Controls (PLC Hardware and Software); NEC and NFPA70E.

Must provide own set of tools. (Specialized tools will be provided by the company.)

Familiar with mechanical and electrical test equipment, which includes meters, micrometers, calipers, alignment tools, etc.

Previous experience with process flows, machinery, and mechanical equipment such as pneumatic and hydraulic pumps, motors, other pneumatic systems and valves, other hydraulic systems and valves, conveyor systems, air compressors, IR heaters and controllers, large rotating equipment, and other continuous process equipment.

Ability to work any available shift; as well as overtime.

Pay and Benefits: 

Pay range $23.02 to $33.37 based on skills and experience

Excellent benefits package (health, dental, vision)

Company-paid life insurance

401k plan with company match

Retirement savings plan

1.5 pay over 8 hours, over 40 hours, and on weekends

1.5 pay on holidays, plus additional overtime over 8 hours on holidays

Uniforms provided

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

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