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Maintenance Tech

Adams, NE 68301

Posted: 07/15/2024 Job Number: 718663 Pay Rate: 75,000 Industry: Chemical

Job Description

Position Title: Maintenance Tech -1st Shift

Wage: Based on Experience

Shift: 1st

Hours: 7:00am-4:30pm (Monday-Friday)

QPS Employment Group has a great opportunity available for a Maintenance Tech at a company in Adams, NE. This is a 1st shift, direct hire opportunity. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for preventative maintenance activities, troubleshooting, repairing, and replacing plant equipment and systems to ensure maximum plant performance. The position has a strong emphasis on mechanics, piping, welding, and hydraulics. All maintenance department employees assist in the development and implementation of plant safety programs and policies.

Maintenance Tech Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Perform expert troubleshooting, installation, routine maintenance, and repair of mechanical manufacturing equipment
- Have the ability to perform essential job functions outside of normal working hours
- Responsible for mechanical piping within the plant.
- Demonstrate understanding of welding principles associated with stick, TIG, and MIG welding.
- Responsible for reading and understanding mechanical and piping prints.
- Responsible for hydraulic operations and equipment.
- Demonstrate personal computer skills and use of mechanical programs.
- Perform rotating machine alignment.
- Have a basic understanding of electrical to assist Maintenance Electrical Technician.
- Maintain facilities and grounds in clean, well-kept, and efficient operating manner.
- Possess project management skills. Participate in plant projects when needed.
- Assist process operators when necessary.
- Assist Maintenance Manager with control of parts inventory.
- Assist in the development and implementation of safety programs. Carry out department and company safety policies and procedures at all times.
- Responsible for awareness and implementation of all local, state, and federal regulations as they apply to the maintenance department.
- Complete all tasks assigned by the Maintenance Engineer.
- Other duties not listed herein but need to be accomplished to maintain safe and timely day-to-day operations of the plant.
- Maintain confidentiality of all records and company matters.
- Support all company safety, health, environmental, and quality programs and policies, and be accountable for their performance within these programs in the Maintenance Department.
- Maintain a high level of service and work performance and support and promote a positive and cooperative team environment that fosters creative problem solving and shared learning.

Maintenance Tech Requirements:
- High school graduate or GED required o Technical degree or certification in related mechanical field preferred.
- 3 or more years of experience in maintenance operations o Industrial or process maintenance required, preferably in the ethanol industry
- Expertise in mechanical, piping, welding, and hydraulics.
- Detail-oriented with strong communication, organizational, time-management, and troubleshooting skills.
- Work rotating on-call schedule during weekends and holidays.
- This position requires walking, standing, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, seeing, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.
- Ability to ascend and descend stairs and ladders up to 200 feet.
- Ability to work while standing on a continuous basis.
- Ability to enter confined spaces.
- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis.
- Must be willing to work around dust, chemicals, and other substances.
- Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, steel-toed boots, and hearing protection.
- Ability to communicate by using and hearing a 2-way radio system.
- Ability to respond to and support emergency issues on a 24/7 basis during the assigned stand-by week and work outside of normally scheduled hours as needed.

About us:
QPS Employment Group is a full-service staffing firm comprised of dedicated and passionate people with over 50 offices throughout the Midwest. We place great people with great companies in industrial, skilled trades, administrative, manufacturing, general labor and professional employment.

Why Work with QPS?
-Access to sought-after positions with leading employers
-Dedicated placement specialists who will guide you through every step of the job search process

Jahswill.Ekele@qpsemployment.com

Job Requirements

Basic understanding of electrical; understanding of welding principles associated with stick, TIG, and MIG
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