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DAIRY FARMERS OF AMERICA INC Maintenance Technician in Allerton, Iowa

Maintenance TechnicianAllerton, IowaThis position is responsible for ensuring all equipment and systems within the Allerton facility are performing properly and efficiently; performing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairing equipment; and assisting with utility tracking.Job Duties and Responsibilities:Perform required preventative maintenance such as lubrication, cleaning, filter changes according to Quality System proceduresCalibration, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of equipmentPreventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of mechanical and electrical systemsRoutine preventative maintenance as assigned and scheduled by electronic maintenance programUse of hand and power tools to perform tasksAccurate reporting of time spent and parts used to complete assigned taskInspecting and assessing the functionality of production equipmentInstallation of new production equipmentMaintenance and troubleshooting of plant automation systemsRead and record water and gas meter readingsMaintain facility utility systems: boilers, waste water, water treatment, HVACs, chillers, and air compressorsOperate, perform general maintenance, and required safety verification of boilersPerform non-certified welding as requiredFabricating parts for repairs and equipment upgradesRead and interpret assembly drawings and blueprintsUse specific knowledge of motor load centers, power distribution systems, and motor/electrical controlsPerform daily and weekly housekeeping duties to maintain a clean and sanitary environment, equipment and toolsFollow company safety rules and use appropriate PPE and safety gear providedConduct routine checks of safety equipment and systemsDuring shutdown periods some general cleaning, painting, and other maintenance projects may be assigned to complete throughout the facilityCommunicating with the production team to coordinate equipment availabilityBe available for on-call as scheduledOther tasks as assignedAn Equal Opportunity EmployerEEO/AA/Female/Minority/Disabled/Veteran