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Smithfield Foods Refrigeration/Boiler Technician in DES MOINES, Iowa

Refrigeration/Boiler TechnicianID2020-14813Job LocationsUS-IA-Des MoinesCategoryEngineeringTypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusHourlyShift3rd ShiftJob LocationsUS-IA-Des MoinesYour OpportunityThis individual will perform the duties of a Refrigeration/Boiler Technician and assist other maintenance personnel on his/her shift.Core ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities and tasks are written as follows:Have or be able to attain RETA certificationDemonstrate strong safety leadership skills and follow safe work practicesWork as part of a team to plan and conduct equipment repairsConduct routine audits and equipment inspectionsDemonstrate troubleshooting abilitiesMaintain open and professional line of communication with operationsRespond to unplanned/emergency work requests in a timely and effective mannerFollow food safety and good manufacturing practicesBe highly motivated and able to work independentlyThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and completion of a formal trades training program, or an equivalent number of years of education and maintenance experience.Two years of industrial maintenance experience including comprehensive knowledge in three or more of the following areas: RETA CertificationAmmonia RefrigerationEngine and Boiler systemsElectricity and motor controlsControls and instrumentationPLC/software and hardwarePneumatics and HydraulicsMechanical systemsPredictive/Predictive maintenanceMaintenance PlanningSite utilitiesSystem analysis and troubleshootingPipefitting and weldingMachiningMetal fabricationBasic computer skills and the ability to work independently are also required for this position. Preference will be given to candidates with a certification or degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial maintenance and/or related college or technical level course work. This is a full time hourly position; all applicants should be willing to work all shifts (days/evenings/overnights), extended hours and weekends. Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis position has no supervisory responsibilities.Work Environment and Physical DemandsThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.EEO/AA InformationSmithfield, is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status or status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.Careers and BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit Software Powered by iCIMSSmithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender ident