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Smithfield Foods Refrigeration/Boiler Technician in DES MOINES, Iowa

Refrigeration/Boiler TechnicianRequisition #2021-16193Job LocationsUS-IA-Des MoinesCategoryEngineeringTypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusHourlyShift3rd ShiftAdv.IndSPR- Engineering MaintenanceJob Locations US-IA-Des Moines Your Opportunity This individual will perform the duties of a Refrigeration/Boiler Technician and assist other maintenance personnel on his/her shift. Core Responsibilities Responsibilities 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. Qualifications To 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 Responsibilities Thisposition has no supervisory responsibilities. Work Environment and Physical Demands The 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. Careers and Benefits To learn more about Smithfield's benefits, About Smithfield Foods Headquartered inSmithfield, Va.since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000 European employees are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly." and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to en