Maintenance Technician

Redfield Energy, LLC   Redfield, SD   Full-time     Maintenance
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Posted on May 28, 2021

Maintenance Technician

Redfield Energy, LLC is hiring talented, highly motivated, and aggressive individuals to join our company. We offer competitive wages and benefits package as well as an opportunity to grow within our company. We currently have openings in our Production, Maintenance and Commodity departments. We are committed to providing our employees with a great team working atmosphere and a place where you will want to come to work everyday.

Reports To: Maintenance Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Department: Maintenance

Summary: The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the safe and efficient repair, preventative maintenance and cleaning of all equipment associated with plant processes. Team members in this position will also perform maintenance tasks on all plant equipment. Maintenance Technicians are accountable for communicating any issues with the management team. Continuous plant operation requires rotating shift work. Team member must be able to adapt to 12-hour workdays and meet call-in requirements as needed. Team members must be able to work mandatory overtime when outside their regularly scheduled shift when directed by management.

Essential Functions: 1. Coordinate work functions with fellow team members and other departments within Redfield Energy. 2. Maintain all plant equipment including, but not limited to: centrifuges, pumps, motors, gearboxes, minor electrical systems, PLC’s, heat exchangers, compressors, grain handling equipment and fans or blowers. 3. Discuss any problems or unsafe conditions with the management team. 4. Learn the plant process for a better understanding of how the equipment is utilized. 5. Operate equipment including, but not limited to: telehandler, skid steers, tractors, ATVs, pay loaders and fork lifts. 6. Perform welding, cutting and fabrication on plant and structural equipment. 7. Responsible for concrete work including building forms, pouring and finishing. 8. Understand the basic operation of the biorefining process to better understand how the equipment and controls are utilized. 9. Must be willing to take on call rotation of 24/7 for one full week of rotation. 10. Perform all tasks associated with Feed Safety/Quality, assigned or as needed, to meet internal and external requirements relating to the production of safe, quality feed products. 11. Foster a culture of safe behavior and environmental compliance at all times. 12. Work in an honest and ethical manner; maintain confidentiality on all business-related matters. 13. Team member is expected to physically report to work on time at their assigned location and is seldom absent. 14. Team member can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate and thorough manner and is conscientious about assignments. 15. Maintain a team environment with other departments at all times. 16. Champion Redfield Energy in the community. 17. Maintain a high level of customer service and friendly atmosphere. 18. Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements/Competencies: To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should demonstrate and provide the following: • High school diploma or equivalent required. • Secondary education and/or certifications beneficial. • Forklift certification (or ability to achieve) required as well as a valid driver’s license with proof of insurance. • Experience with fabrication, welding, cutting; repair of equipment such as pumps, gearboxes, airlocks, fans/blowers, agitator assemblies, and valves; material handling systems such as conveyors; preventative maintenance practices, fabrication and repair of metal/plastic piping systems; and instrument and electrical work preferred. • Experience with concrete work, hydraulics, pneumatic and fluid processes and ability to read schematic drawings is helpful. • Knowledge in Word, Excel, and Outlook and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications. • Excellent organizational skills, communications skills, the ability to multi-task, and most importantly, the ability to work well in a team.