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Maintenance A (Helm, CA)

Company: J.R. Simplot
Location: Helm
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. We are a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.SummaryThe Maintenance A performs work involving the skills of several trades including, but not limited to electrical, instrumentation, fabrication, machining, etc. to keep machines, mechanical equipment, and structure in repair. This individual completes preventative maintenance (PM), repairs, overhauls, and special projects to ensure successful and efficient production. The Maintenance A has certifications in at least two of the trades necessary to maintain the plant and trains less experienced employees on the job as required. This individual leads assigned projects and directs Maintenance personnel in the absence of supervision. Key Responsibilities Maintains production, processing machinery, conveyors, and elevators; troubleshoots mechanical problems, explains process to less experienced team members, and determines how to correct. Installs electrical power distribution, control systems, and components throughout the facility.
Repairs, tests, adjusts, or installs electronic equipment such as industrial controls, transmitters, variable frequency drives, and programmable logic controllers. Assembles, installs or repairs wiring, electrical and electronic components. Reads schematics and mechanical, electrical blueprints.
Dismantles, repairs, and re-assembles mechanical regulating and controlling devices including, but not limited to electric meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and any other mechanical governors. Operates electrical test equipment including, but not limited to voltmeter, ohmmeter, megger, transistor, etc.
Dismantles, repairs, and re-assembles pumps and all associated equipment, gear boxes, hoses, and flanges. Performs routine machinery maintenance including, but not limited to cleaning and lubricating machinery, shafts, bearings, gears and changing parts.
Fabricates components and materials; inspects welded joints and conducts tests to ensure that welds meet company standards, code requirements, and job specifications. Operates MIG/TIG and arc welding equipment. --- Dismantles heavy equipment and machinery to make repairs and PM; operates or assists in operating cranes (if certified), hoists, hand tools and/or power tools.
Retrieves, prints, and completes/closes assigned work orders; electronically updates progress in JD Edwards. Performs assigned monthly and quarterly PM and routine visual checks of machinery.
Completes requisitions to order parts, supplies, and equipment from catalogs and suppliers; researches and makes recommendations for parts and/or products. Collaborates with Buyer as required.
Maintains safe working environment by complying with all rules and regulations, and continuously practices safety while performing duties. Responsible for lock out/tag out procedures associated with energy sources to include, but not limited to electrical, chemical, compressed gas, gravity, and thermal.
Wears the appropriate PPE including, but not limited to assigned uniform, steel-toed boots, safety glasses, hard hat, hearing protection, respirator, acid gear and gloves when entering specified plant areas at all times. Additional PPE may be required based on specific job duties.Relevant Experience Two-year certificate or degree from a trade school or college; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Certification in at least two trades (electrical, welding, instrumentation, etc.) required.
Minimum of five to eight (5-8) years experience and/or training in a manufacturing or chemical plant required.
Required to have the knowledge, skill, and ability to maintain all of the plant equipment and tools without supervision/instruction.
Ability to prepare basic written and/or computer reports; working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications to include, but not limited to Excel, Word, etc. Prior experience using JD Edwards.
Ability to use tools and equipment including, but not limited to power (electric, hydraulic, and pneumatic) tools, presses, lathes, various measuring tools, basic hand tools, calibrators, etc. Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
Ability to read and comprehend safety regulations and policies, and to implement safe operating practices; intermediate shop math skills and ability to read blueprints and schematics.
Demonstrated leadership skills; ability to work independently or under minimal supervision; a team player, and ability to work with multiple disciplines.
Must be assertive, enthusiastic, accurate, and detail-oriented; excellent attendance record and punctual.
Required to operate a front-end loader, fork lift, and/or other equipment as needed; valid driver's license required.
Required to maintain reliable, regular attendance. Physical RequirementsThis job requires the ability to work in excess of eight hours per day to include weekends and off-duty hours to reach operational goals and compliance requirements. Job duties may require the ability to climb stairs, climb ladders, bend, stoop, reach, lift, grip, push, pull, move and/or carry tools and/or equipment which may be in excess of 50 pounds. In order to perform the duties of this job, the incumbent may be required to walk in excess of 350 yards to reach areas across the facility. Finger dexterity may be required to operate various hand tools and/or calculator, etc. This individual uses frequent repetitive motions with hands and/or feet to complete job duties; may be required to walk on uneven or slippery surfaces and stand for extended periods of time. The incumbent may perform job duties from a ladder, scaffolding, or elevated place as necessary.Job Requisition ID: 15037Travel Required: NoneLocation(s): ABW Plant - HelmCountry: United StatesRate of Pay: $38.48 / hrAttractive total rewards package that includes: Medical, dental, vision coverage 401(k) savings plan 10 Paid Holidays Vacation Time Details available in Collective Bargaining Agreement Paid Family Building Leave Education Assistance Benefits details available at simplotbenefits.com**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **Nearest Major Market: Fresno

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