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BAY VALLEY FOODS Maintenance Technician-1 in NEW HAMPTON, Iowa

Employee Type:Full timeLocation:IA New HamptonJob Type:Production MaintenanceJob Posting Title:Maintenance Technician-1Job Description:The essential functions for New Hampton Maintenance Technician position is listed below. Thisdescription of the essential job functions excludes any marginal functions that are incidental tothe performance of fundamental job duties.This description in no way states or implies that those job functions listed below are the onlyjob duties to be performed by the employee(s) occupying Maintenance Technician positions.Employees will be required to follow any other job related duties requested by theirSupervisor/Manager.The essential job functions listed below are representative of minimum levels of knowledge,skills and/or abilities. To perform jobs successfully, the incumbent will be required to performthe essential functions with or without accommodation.Bay Valley Foods reserves the right to modify, delete or add to the essential functions for theposition at any time.SummaryTroubleshoot, maintain and perform repairs on industrial production and facilities: electromechanicalequipment and controls; AC/DC motors single/three phase up to 600v, Milling,lathes, grinding machines, fans, chilled water systems, blowers, variable frequency drives(VFD), Ammonia refrigeration, Boiler operators, scrubbers, instrumentation, plumbing, wastewater system (DAF), vibration analysis and various other mechanical, electrical and buildingsystems in such manner as to ensure optimal customer relations. Ability to work 10 to 12 hourshifts that include weekends.Responsibilities* Self-starter ability to apply knowledge to current situations and do the safe/right action* Responds in a professional, polite and helpful manner when dealing with customers.* Perform Preventive Maintenance (PM), repair and maintains all equipment including airhandlers, chillers, ventilation, Cranes/hoists, etc.* Performs other tasks as instructed including, but not limited to, painting, plumbing,lighting, filter changing, light construction, welding, machining, grinding and assistingother trades as necessary.* Thoroughly and accurately completes paperwork and prepares reports.* Assists in emergencies as needed including emergency calls at non-scheduled hours.* Returns all work areas to a clean, neat, orderly and safe condition.* Learns, understands and complies with fire, safety, food safety, LOTO and otheremergency practices. Informs supervisor of any condition observed to be unsafe.* Learns, understands and complies with all ABM and customer policies.* Electrical journeyman license or equal is preferred, Refrigeration and A/C is a plus.* Lean Manufacturing knowledge is preferred* Five or more years of experience with industrial manufacturing equipment and systems.* Knowledge of the equipment, tools and materials used in building maintenance.* Excellent troubleshooting skills.* Ability to keep simple records of activities performed and complete basic reports.* Ability to read and understand blueprints and other technical documentation.Minimum Educational Requirements* High School Diploma or equivalent.Essential Functions* Will read, write, speak and communicate efficiently in English with a wide variety ofpeople and personalities.* Will perform basic mathematical functions.* Will keep legible and accurate records.* Will read follow verbal and written instructions and company-posted work and safetypolicies, procedures and programs.* Will follow all safety rules and regulations, perform all duties in a safe and efficientmanner, and wear all required personal protective equipment, including but not limitedto safety shoes and hearing protection in designated areas.* Will conform to all good manufacturing practices and be responsible for the cleanlinessof immediate work area and contribute to the overall cleanliness of the facility.* Will have adequate vision ability (depth perception and field of vision) to move aroundthe facility safely and distingui