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Renewable Energy Group Maintenance Technician in Mason City, Iowa


The purpose of this job is to be responsible for and assist with performing the maintenance of all equipment in the factory, identifying and ordering spare parts, working with contractors to maintain and upgrade the plant, and improving the reliability of the plant. This position is also responsible for ensuring the plant is maintained in a safe and clean condition.


Key Accountabilities:

Maintain the Plant

• Write work orders

• Write Requisitions for parts and materials to maintain the plant

• Perform preventive maintenance tasks

• Support predictive maintenance practices

• Perform Corrective maintenance

• Perform failure analysis and implement improvements

• Update and maintain the CMMS information for the plant

• Enter work order information into the CMMS

• Calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair plant controls, valves, and instruments

• Troubleshoot and repair Motor Control Centers

Operate Utility systems

• Boilers

• Air compressors

• Water Treatment systems

Other frequent duties:

• Assist operations as needed

• Operate equipment such as skid steers, fork truck, rail movers, lifts, etc.

Perform other duties as assigned


Education Required:2 year associates degree– Industrial technology, Instrumentation Technician, Industrial technician or equivalent.

**Experience may substitute education requirements

Experience Required:2-5 years depending on education

**Experience in a process plant or production environment experience in biofuels, petrochemical or agricultural sectors preferred

Skills Required:

Verbal and written communication skills

Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,)

Strong organization skills

Strong technical background

Ability to work as a member of a team

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

Instrumentation and/or controls

Centrifugal pump operation and maintenance

Millwright or mechanic training

Welding skills or Certification

Cause analysis

CMRT (Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician) or CMRP (Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional)

REG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.