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Packaging Corporation of America



All Production

Full Time

On Site


Wallula, Washington, United States

Wallula, WA 99363, USA Req #7049
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

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 hiring 1 Co-Op/Internship (Health & Safety) at our Wallula Mill. Representatives will be conducting interviews for students working towards a B.A/B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Occupational Health & Safety, or related field at the University of Washington, Washington State University, Eastern Washington University, Central Washington University, & University of Idaho.

Description of role:

3 – 9 month Co-Op / Internship. Safety & Health experience under the direction of Safety & Health Manager.

Principle Accountabilities:

Develop & implement training and evaluation programs for accident prevention.

Conduct site safety audits.

Make recommendations for compliance with regulations pertaining to occupational & environmental safety, health, and fire prevention.

Work with employees to implement accident prevention measures.

Prepare reports to update the Wallula Mill’s Noise Control Plan based upon information collected using sound level meters / noise dosimetry instruments.

Complete inventory of emergency response and mitigation systems by applying bar code technology for development of an internal inspection program (fire sprinkler system control valves, fire extinguishers, emergency eyewash / showers, etc.

Conduct contractor “work in progress audits”.

Conduct monthly inspections of ladders, eyewash / showers, and fire extinguishers

Basic Qualifications:

Completion of Sophomore year of college.

Must be pursuing a 4-year degree in Industrial Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Occupational Health & Safety, or related field.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in safety field.

The successful candidate must possess the following Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of OSHA standards, Workers Comp Laws, EPA regulations and industrial hygiene practices.

Excellent oral and written communication skills. Speak effectively and make use of audiovisual aids.

Capable of preparing and presenting training sessions to all levels of employees on topics related to occupational safety and health.

Be able to use and calibrate safety related instrumentation such as; sound level meters, noise dosimeters, heat stress monitors, etc.

Recognize hazardous conditions and unsafe acts and their cause and make appropriate corrective measures.

Respond quickly and appropriately in emergency situations.

Full-time Co-op/Intern Benefits include:

Participation in the PCA Savings Plan and Healthcare benefits. (Optional)

Paid Holidays.

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 Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $25.00