Maintenance Mechanic (FG – Grand Forks, ND)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.
We currently have a position available at our potato processing facility in Grand Forks, ND.
SUMMARYThis position is responsible for maintaining the mechanical operation of plant equipment in the Process, Packaging, Logistics, Raw Receiving, Tank Farm, Water Resources, and Digester Areas. RESPONSIBILITIES * Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair any problems.* Practice preventive maintenance by continually checking equipment for signs of malfunctions.* Assist supervisor in compiling a list of maintenance repairs needed and request necessary parts to perform such jobs.REQUIREMENTS BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Must have successfully completed the Job Skill Evaluation to begin training in the position. Must complete the Structured Job Training program within recommended timeframe to remain in the position permanently. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and calculate percentages to make proper adjustments and calibrations, as required. Must be able to read, understand, and communicate in English in a manner to successfully complete job duties. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must be able to demonstrate manual and physical dexterity. Must be able to work with hazardous and corrosive chemicals in small areas. Must be able to tell time and be able to convert regular time to military time. Must be able to use a computer and successfully navigate through various applications. Must be proficient at computer system data entry. Must be able to maneuver in close quarters and climb stairs, ladders, and catwalks on a regular basis. Must be able to stand on concrete floors for long periods of time. Must be able to work in extreme environments (cold, hot, humid and slippery). Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Must have an AAS in Industrial Maintenance (or equivalent), or 2 years' experience in facility or plant maintenance Must communicate verbally and in writing with Team Leaders, operators, supervisors, managers, support personnel and peers in a professional manner. Must be able to read and understand drawings (mechanical, isometric, exploded view). Must be forklift, scissor lift, and snorkel lift trained. Must be able to work in confined spaces. Must have an understanding of welding procedures and have experience in one of the following: Arc, TIG (Heliarc), MIG (gas metal arc), Wire Feed, or Gas. Must be able to supply own hand tools, as noted in the minimum tool list. Must have an understanding of hand and power tools.
Applicants must be available to work any shift (7am-7 pm or 7pm-7am). High School Diploma and vocational/technical certificate or degree preferred. HOW TO APPLYExternal Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job Search Select Current Opportunities Select All Open Positions Apply to Job ID #3584Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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This process includes additional job-relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply.
**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.**