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FT Maintenance Mechanic- vacation relief in Dubuque, IA at Prairie Farms Dairy

Date Posted: 6/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsibilities include maintaining and troubleshooting packaging equipment in conformance to specifications, safety, sanitation, and quality requirements.

 

Position Schedule:

  • When not filling in for vacations, hours will be Wed - Sat 8am - 6:30 pm 4 - 10 hours days. When filling in for vacation could be 1st thru 3rd but will be same all week.  

In return, Prairie Farms; will offer:

  • Central States Health & Welfare Benefits
  • Teamsters pension benefits
  • Vacation/Personal/Holidays
  • 401K
  • Health Spending Account

 

Job Requirements

 

Requirements for the position include:

  • Plant maintenance experience or equivalent technical training.
  • Strong electrical experience along with hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • PLC experience is a plus.
  • Must have math and mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Willing to work weekends and be flexible.
  • Must be able to tolerate allergen exposure to milk, cocoa and egg proteins.
  • Flexible availability to fill in for vacations. 

 

Qualifications/Physical Requirements:

Standing: Watching / servicing machinery
Walking: Moving around plant / making rounds up to 1`500ft. up to 4/shift
Sitting: Reading instructions or work orders
Lift / Carry: Hand tools and parts up to 70# up to 2/hr. with help
Use up to 60# force to move up to 450# barrel cart up to 100 ft. up to1/shift
Use tools up to 70# wrench pull up to 2 hrs. up to 4/shift
Push / Pull: Use up to 60# force to move up to 450# barrel cart up to 100 ft. up to1/shift
Apply up to 70# force to wrenches and tools up to 2 hrs. up to 4/shift
Climbing:
Up to 24 foot extension ladder, up to 48stairs to roof top equipment up to 4/shift
Reaching: Overhead: Servicing large equipment
Forward: Servicing large equipment
Stoop / Bend: Servicing large equipment
Kneel / Crawl: Servicing large equipment
Squatting: Servicing large equipment
Balancing: Servicing large equipment
Handle / Finger / Feel: Use of hand tools up to 5# force
Gripping / Grasping: Use of hand tools up to 70# force


Qualifications/Physical Requirements:

Talking: Communications /Crew work
Hearing: Communications / crew work
Color Discrimination: Installation books / labels / wire colors
Depth Perception: Working near operating machinery
Near Vision: Reading work orders / Installation books
Far Vision: Working near operating machinery
Peripheral Vision: Working near operating machinery

Environmental Exposures

Inside: Production floor, 35* cooler as needed
Outside:
Extreme Heat: Working on or near operating boilers
Noise: Working near operating machinery
Vibration: Working on or near operating boilers
Moving Equipment / Parts: Servicing when other machines are running nearby
Fumes / Dust / Odors: Servicing when other machines are running nearby
High Elevations: Servicing roof units / condensing towers up to 50 ft up to 1 / week
Slippery Surface: Outside winter ice

Equipment/Tools Used

• Hand tools
• Welder
• Machine tools
• Forklift
• Torch

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