Summary: The Maintenance Technician will provide day-to-day troubleshooting and repairs to the managed farms. This person will be part of the preventative maintenance team. Work will involve building maintenance, equipment repair, welding, electrical, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electric motor replacement and other equipment repair.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Ability to work independently or in team setting depending on work assignment(s)
Be efficient in time management and stay on task until daily assignment(s) are complete
Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
Ability to read blueprints/schematics.
Knowledge in welding, plumbing, and electrical skills.
Communicate effectively with farm managers, farm employees, and maintenance management staff.
Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships.
Ability to travel as needed on a daily basis with occasional, planned overnight trips to distant farms
Requires valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
Education and Work Experience
A minimum of 5 years’ maintenance experience across multiple disciplines and
1 to 2 years involvement in project management
High School diploma
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
Strong maintenance background including reading blueprints.
Ability to stand, bend, climb ladders, lift up to 50 lbs. for extended periods of time.
Must be willing to accept after hours trouble calls and respond as needed.
Ability to work independently.
Strong planning and organizational skills.
** Job description may not be all inclusive **
For consideration, submit a resume to: Human Resources, PO Box 220, Carthage, IL 62321.
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