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Wednesday, July 17, 2024 12:46:00 PM

 RJK currently hiring for Maintenance Technician for local grain processing company


This position responds to all mechanical repair needs in the plant.  They work closely with the Production group to ensure mechanical problems are isolated and repaired in a safe and expedient manner.  Technicians respond to breakdown calls and work orders by troubleshooting and repairing the problems and perform regular preventative maintenance on a multitude of equipment types.  This position reports to Maintenance Department Superintendent / Plant Shift Superintendent.

Must work well with all levels of the Company, acting in a professional manner.  Reliable / self motivated, requiring minimal supervision.  Must be able to communicate to all levels of the organization, whether it is for hourly technical assistance, technical recommendations, or cost justifications.  Effectively utilizes time and resources.

Job Requirements:
• Be knowledgeable about the process equipment plant-wide and the proper maintenance requirements of that equipment.
• Service equipment by checking, testing, and replacing faulty mechanical components.
• Troubleshoot and repair mechanical problems in the field.
• Maintain accurate and complete records of work performed on work orders.
• Be proactive in the mechanical/technical needs of equipment maintenance.
• Practice good safety procedures in all work performed.
• Follow plant policies, rules, and guidelines.
• Communicate observations to Maintenance and Production supervisors
• Ensure proper housekeeping and general clean-up practices during and after work completion.
• Be available to work various shifts and hours as business needs dictate.
• Other tasks as assigned.

Working knowledge of or ability to learn:  (partial listing)
Blowers - Hoffman, New York, Roots
Gearboxes - Dodge, Eurodrive, Falk, Reeves, Sumitomo
Material Handling - Belt, Drag, Screw, and Roller Conveyors, Bucket Elevators
Motors – Classifications and Bearing Types
Process Equipment - Centrifuges, Mercones, Rotary Dryers 
Pumps - Gorman Rupp, Goulds, Milton Roy, Pulsafeeders, Rannie, Worthington
Valves - Fisher, Neles-Jamesbury
Computers – Basic skills such as: Windows Office Software (OUTLOOK, WORD, EXCEL) and AX
CMMS – Use a Computerized Maintenance Management System
EDMS – Electronic document management system utilization
Drawings and other Documents – Able to understand and implement information

• High school diploma or GED
• At least 2 years maintenance experience

• Swing shift. Monday through Sunday
• Full time with benefits
• $29.30-$33.00 plus based on Exp

• Pre-employment background screening
• Pre-employment drug screening
• Valid DL
• Must be able to pass physical and work steps

Call Rachel at 563-263-6589 or email at