Helena Industries, LLC, a national agricultural-chemical company, has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Technician at our Cordele, GA plant. SUMMARY: During assigned shift performs all tasks associated with installing, adjusting and maintaining mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment in order to keep the operations running in a safe, efficient manner. Performs work in a safe, responsible manner by following all safety rules and procedures. Trouble shoots mechanical, electrical and computer related issues that arise and take appropriate steps to resolve. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include the following:Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.Responsible for reducing downtime and increasing on stream time on all operations running on assigned shift.Compose and provide written documentation on all issues untilizing a PM program or work order system to ensure clear communication is provided to the Maintenance Supervisor/Manager on items that need attention.Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instrumentsDetermines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.Analyzes mechanical and operational problems on equipment and plans for and takes corrective action. Makes necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality.Installs new machinery and equipment.Performs maintenance welding, cutting, brazing, sawing, grinding and related metal work.Maintains inventory of assigned tools and related supplies.Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.Maintains tools and machinery in good condition.Assists in training of plant personnel on the operation of new equipment.Notifies supervisor of recurring equipment malfunctions and corrective action taken and of quality problems or supplies needed.Maintains a clean work environment both inside and outside the facility by using good housekeeping habits.Other work-related duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.Reliable and regular attendance is expected. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability require. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Technical degree or trade school certificate in mechanical, electrical or HVAC trades and 2 years of plant maintenance work OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:Good written and verbal communications skills in English.Good organizational skills.Ability to prioritize on an hour to hour basis.Ability to use common tools and advance diagnostic tools.Ability to stand for long periods of time in extreme hot or cold temperatures.Employee may be required to pass OSHA respirator physical.Must be able to work rotating shift as scheduled. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 200 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes and airborne particles, extreme cold (non-weather), extreme heat (non-weather) and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. We offer an excellent working environment and an outstanding compensation and benefits package. Helena is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.Apply for this job.