• Maintenance Technician – Ethanol Plant

    Description
    Responsible for the repair and maintenance of the plant equipment, to ensure maximum production quantity and quality, while supporting the policies, goals, and objectives of the company.
    Participates in plant maintenance program.
    Repairs or replaces plant equipment or systems on a scheduled or emergency basis.
    Performs preventative maintenance activities as required.
    Communicates directly with production and shipping/receiving department to coordinate maintenance and repair work.
    Works with engineering department, external contractors and vendors to implement installation of new equipment or systems.
    Assists with diagnosing and trouble-shooting maintenance related issues.
    Assists with new installations and other projects, as requested by supervisor.
    Knows and understands city, county, state, and federal regulations relating to maintenance and plant equipment, and works in a safe manner to ensure that these regulations are met at all times.
    Works a schedule that occasionally requires overtime or call-in as required.
    Participates in plant turn-arounds.
    Participates in programs and procedures required to ensure plant cleanliness.
    Participates in Health, Safety and Environmental programs.
    Completes work orders as assigned.
    This position is hourly nonexempt status, which means you are eligible for overtime pay.
    Qualifications
    High school diploma or GED required.   
    Two years experience in the maintenance or repair of industrial equipment (pumps, valves, compressors, conveying equipment, etc.) required.       
    Welding experience on carbon/stainless steel preferred.
    Experience in the maintenance functions of a dry-mill ethanol plant preferred.
    Experience in the use of hand and power tools preferred.