Maintenance Technician

Direct Hire

Benefits start on the 1st of the month following the 1st full month worked.

The 401k is 100% match up to 6% and is vested immediately which is an outlier from most companies!

They're in the process of trying to staff up to run a 4-shift operation. That would be 5-on-4-off, 4-on-5-off. 12-hour shifts. Currently they have a 3-shift operation with all employees working 6 days per week. 8-hour shifts.

They want an all around maintenance tech who can weld, similar to a millwright, fabrication type work, they have 3 maintenance technicians now and they need a total of 5 in maintenance so they need to hire 2 more techs now. Will be mostly day shift 7 am – 3:30 pm, with required call ins – 4 hours at time and a half, which happens a lot but if you come in for even just a half hour you'll still get paid for 4 hours at time and a half. They run 24/7, they’re strong on core values, they trust their employees to do the right thing, do what’s best for the company and the shareholders, they want people to be safe, there’s a lot of community involvement, they’re owned by a couple of different families, 401k match – 6% 100% match, vested on day one. Pay range is $23.22/hr based on 3rd class ranking and 1st class ranking is at $28.15/hr, there is typically a 3% pay bump every January. There's a 5-10% yearly bonus based on EBITDA, they have an aptitude test they give that mostly leans toward the mechanical side, if a candidate comes in at the lower range they’re expected to go to school, and they’ll be reimbursed for it. Work days are Mon – Sun, maintenance folks are needed all the time. They try to give them days off, they don’t have scheduled days off right now. Until they get more maintenance guys, the current maintenance guys are expected to work 6 days a week.


    • Day Shift (Required)
    • Night Shift (Required)
    • Overnight Shift (Required)
    • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
    • Maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)

Maintenance Technician



The Maintenance position is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain production and facility equipment in accordance with safety, predictive, and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.


· Maintain the Maintenance Shop areas in a clean, sanitary, and safe condition at all times.
· Conduct his/her work in a professional, skilled manner in compliance with safety and plant rules and good manufacturing practices.
· Assist other personnel as needed to supply tools, parts, and communication with other areas of the plant in order to help maintenance work proceed in a smooth and efficient manner.
· Complete work in a safe manner, in compliance with OSHA and plant safety rules.
· Maintain Food Safe conditions when working in the facility
· Establish and perform Predictive, Precision, and Preventative Maintenance practices on the mill equipment
· Establish and Maintain a documented inventory process of spare parts, tools, and equipment
· Fabricate and weld parts and repairs as needed.
· Document work completed including parts used and other data as required


· Must be able to read/comprehend English.
· At least (3 years) of experience in production or maintenance related work
· Must be experienced with computer software such as Excel, Word, and Outlook.
· Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold. Ability to work in elevated areas and confined spaces.
· Ability to work in dusty environments, including wheat and grain dust
· Must be able to perform maintenance trades including welding, pipe fitting, and fabrication, gearbox and bearing maintenance, lubrication and mechanical maintenance.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: People in this position shall have the following qualifications:

· Able to lift 100 pounds on occasion, 50 pounds frequently
· Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, and other equipment manipulation. Exert in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of
20 pounds of force regularly to move objects.

· Able to work in elevated positions and on mobile aerial equipment
· Able to work in a crouched position
· Able to ascend and descend multiple level ladders
· Able to work in confined spaces
· Able to operate forklifts and other material handling equipment
· Able to work in flour and wheat dust environment
· Able to work in hot and cold environments
· Must be able to clearly communicate in English, both written and verbally.
· Must hold a current valid driver’s license
· Available for off-shift and call-in work


· Leader in safety
· OSHA Certification (such as 30-hour)
· Understands Food Safety
· Experienced with computer-based work order systems
· Experienced with Predictive Maintenance
· Very experienced with precision maintenance
· Knowledgeable on lubrication
· Leader in preventative maintenance
· 5S or Six Sigma experience (organized)
· Welding experience (MIG and TIG)
· VFD and PLC experience preferred
· Great people skills – must respect and value others
· Willing to help the community
· Experienced writing job procedures


1. This job description is not all-inclusive. Successful candidates will be required to follow instructions and perform other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.

Pay: $23.22 – $28.16 per hour DOE


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)
  • Night Shift (Required)
  • Overnight Shift (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location
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