Powerhouse Technician @ Illinois

Position Title*
2nd Shift/3rd Shift – Powerhouse Technician
Company Offering Job*
Smithfield Foods
Link to Company Website*
Location of Job*
St. Charles, IL
Requested Experience*
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 1+ years of related experience and/or training in an industrial mechanical maintenance or food manufacturing environment; or 4 years’ direct experience in an industrial mechanical maintenance or food manufacturing maintenance environment. Ability to work with or without supervision. Good written and verbal communication skills. Effectively utilize measuring equipment Knowledge of electrical and plumbing a plus Prior experience reading schematics and hydraulic drawings, (Preferred) May be required to work long hours and weekends Ammonia operator I, II, III, RETA, PSM, Boiler I, II and license (Any preferred) Capable of meeting the physical requirements of HAZMAT Technician.
Education Preferred*
HS Diploma or Higher
Hourly Rate Range $29.72 – $36.00
Perks of employment outside of salary?*
Great benefits, Growth potential
Job Description
Operate boiler system, ammonia refrigeration system, air compressors and wastewater treatment system Follow written and verbal procedures to comply with company and governmental regulations Work as a member of a round-the-clock team utilizing written, verbal and email communication Read, record, and interpret data from gauges, computer programs and measurement equipment Enter and retrieve information from a computer system; Microsoft Word/Excel, SAP, and Internet Perform preventative maintenance tasks and inspections on all associated systems. Perform basic mechanical repairs on all associated systems, (i.e., fans, pumps, valves, and motors) Effectively troubleshoot the systems both mechanically and electrically. Utilize schematics to aid in troubleshooting Install all kinds of plumbing (not including welded lines) Follow PPE requirements to work with hazardous chemicals, (i.e., acids, bases, anhydrous ammonia) Ability to operate a forklift, genie lift or scissor lift or other powered industrial trucks (PIT). Perform water testing for wastewater, boiler, and refrigeration system Maintain and clean equipment and area Provide feedback to help improve systems The 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.
Email Address for resume to be sent*
Phone number for applicant to call if have more questions about job offering*