SUMMARY: Assists in maintenance activities as well as grounds maintenance. Learn the flow of materials at the mill and develop a basic understanding of operations of all areas of the feedmill.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned
- Learn the flow of all materials, incoming and outgoing, develop a basic understanding of operations of all areas of the feedmill.
- Must be able to learn the computer controls for all areas.
- Effectively use any means at his/her disposal to upgrade, modernize and utilize any improvements to better manage maintenance, and not interrupt production.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent, but are not limited to the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school graduate or GED preferred; one or more years experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret machinery specifications. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors and management in English.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Must be able to calculate using basic addition, subtraction, division and multiplication.
REASONING ABILITY: Must have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Basic knowledge of the following is necessary: pneumatics and air cylinders, material flow control devices (turnheads, k-valves, y-valves), air compressors and compressed air moisture removal equipment. Belt conveyors and tracking of same, drag conveyors, bucket elevators (legs), air vibrators, electric motor and bearing lubrication, and the use of calipers. Must be able to critically align motors to input shafts, know how to use torque wrenches and torque multipliers, basic HVAC maintenance, plumbing and woodworking skills.
Must be able to safely perform basic electrical troubleshooting, from 110 volt to 480 volt motor voltage.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions, and is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee frequently works in high, precarious places and is often exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.
The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.
NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: The hours and days of work are established by departmental needs and at the discretion of management.