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Maintenance Technician

Adams, NE 68301

Posted: 06/19/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Light Industrial - Skilled Trades Job Number: 23575 Pay Rate: $40-46/Hour

Job Description

A fast-growing ethanol company is looking for a Maintenance Technician to oversee preventative maintenance, troubleshoot issues, and conduct repairs or replacements of plant equipment and systems. The ideal candidate has extensive expertise in mechanics, piping, welding, and hydraulics. Under the supervision of the Maintenance Engineer, the new team member will ensure maximum plant performance by effectively executing job functions while assisting in the development and implementation of plant safety programs and supporting the overall company objectives.
Salary + Additional Benefits:
  • $40-46/hr
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Job Training
  • Opportunity for Overtime Pay
  • Relocation Expenses

Location: Adams, NE
Type of Position: Direct Hire

  • Perform expert troubleshooting, installation, routine maintenance, and repair of mechanical manufacturing equipment.
  • Responsible for mechanical piping within the plant.
  • Demonstrate understanding of welding principles associated with stick, TIG, and MIG welding.
  • Responsible for reading and understanding mechanical and piping prints.
  • Responsible for hydraulic operations and equipment.
  • Demonstrate personal computer skills and use of mechanical programs.
  • Perform rotating machine alignment.
  • Have a basic understanding of electrical to assist Maintenance Electrical Technician.
  • Maintain facilities and grounds in clean, well-kept, and efficient operating manner.
  • Possess project management skills. Participate in plant projects when needed.
  • Assist process operators when necessary.
  • Assist Maintenance Manager with control of parts inventory.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of safety programs. Carry out department and company safety policies and procedures at all times.
  • Responsible for awareness and implementation of all local, state, and federal regulations as they apply to the maintenance department.
  • Complete all tasks assigned by the Maintenance Engineer.
  • Perform other duties not listed herein but need to be accomplished to maintain safe and timely day-to-day operations of the plant.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all records and company matters.
  • Promote the company in the community.
  • Support all company safety, health, environmental, and quality programs and policies, and be accountable for their performance within these programs in the Maintenance Department.
  • Maintain a high level of service and work performance and support and promote a positive and cooperative team environment that fosters creative problem solving and shared learning.

  • High school graduate or GED required; Technical degree or certification in related mechanical field preferred
  • 3 or more years of experience in maintenance operations; Industrial or process maintenance required, preferably in the ethanol industry
  • Expertise in mechanical, piping, welding, and hydraulics
  • Detail-oriented with strong communication, organizational, time-management, and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to perform essential job functions outside of normal working hours
  • Work rotating on-call schedule during weekends and holidays
  • This position requires walking, standing, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, seeing, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions
  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs and ladders up to 200 feet
  • Ability to work while standing on a continuous basis
  • Ability to enter confined spaces
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis
  • Must be willing to work around dust, chemicals, and other substances
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, steel-toed boots, and hearing protection
  • Ability to communicate by using and hearing a 2-way radio system
  • Ability to respond to and support emergency issues on a 24/7 basis during the assigned stand-by week and work outside of normally scheduled hours as needed

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

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Cassey Morales
Senior Recruiter - Murray Industrial

Specializing in matching talent with exciting opportunities in light industrial and skilled trades.


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