Packaging Corporation of America

International Falls, MN


Competitive Hourly

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.

We are seeking applicants for a Pipefitter in our International Falls, MN Paper Mill. The International Falls facility is a White Paper Mill owned by Packaging Corporation of America.

Work as part of a team in support of a paper manufacturing operation with a goal of increasing productivity; decreasing downtime and waste.
Troubleshoot hydraulic systems including steam, water, and heating systems.
Responsible for the installation and repairing of expansion joints, valves, gaskets, and steam traps.
Read drawings, complete layouts, cut/join and fit pipe tubing.
Ability to make pipe patterns for saddles, reducers, and offsets along with pipe fabrication.
Maintain condensate systems.
Install, repair, replace, maintain, and modify piping systems.
Install, repair, replace, maintain, and modify natural gas, oxygen, gas (including chlorine), chemical, and process lines.
Install, repair, replace, maintain, and modify non-condensable lines.
Perform ARC welding and TIG welding.
Perform proper rigging and use of mobile cranes, lift conveyors, and hoists.

Basic Qualifications:
High School Graduate or GED.
Ability to obtain a Minnesota High Pressure Piping License within 4 years.
Ability to sit, stoop, and bend.
Ability to work from heights.
Ability to pass pre-employment physical and drug test.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in a paper or other manufacturing environment.
Completion of a formal pipefitter apprenticeship or currently enrolled in one or equivalent experience and training.
Preference given for applicants with a MN state plumbing license.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must be willing to work closely on a day-to-day basis with other production personnel.
Ability to share ideas with others to solve problems of essential importance.
Thrive in a cross-functional team environment.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously.

PCA provides a competitive comprehensive benefits package.

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

All Qualified Applicants must apply at