Underground Maintenance Technician at Cargill
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Underground Maintenance Technician

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Job ID 245922 Date posted 10/14/2022 Location : Lansing, New York

Cargill is a trusted salt supplier to a wide variety of industries; our portfolio includes food processing salts, sodium reduction solutions, salt for water softeners and swimming pools, bulk and packaged ice melters, industrial salts, and salt for animal feeding. Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive – a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe! We depend on creative, responsible, hardworking individuals like you to operate our business successfully!

Job Type: Full Time

Shift(s) Available: 1st and3rd shift

Compensation: $24.15/hour plus $0.40 Shift differential

Sign-On Bonus: $1500

A Typical Work Day May Include:

Completing preventative, predictive, and reactive industrial maintenance throughout the facility

Documenting all completed work and the conditions found; utilizing maintenance computer software as necessary

Installing, maintaining, testing, evaluating, and repairing various components and systems including heavy mobile equipment, hydraulic systems, 12 & 24V mobile electrical systems, belt conveyors, gear reducers, and bearings

Operating standard maintenance tools such as power tools, basic hand tools, pneumatic tools, electric tools, etc.

Comprehending mechanical/electrical schematics, blueprints, and/or operation manuals

Operating forklifts

Understanding and adhering to all safety policies and procedures

Maintaining a safe and clean work environment

Other duties as assigned

What You Will Need:

Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

Must be 18 years or older

Basic computer skills

Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)

Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50lbs., kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting, with or without reasonable accommodation

Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)

Minimum of one year of experience with industrial electrical knowledge and mechanical maintenance trades

Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice

Ability and willingness to work underground in a mining environment

What Will Put You Ahead:

Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

Certified Maintenance Reliability Technician (CMRT) or willing to acquire certification

Heavy equipment/industrial maintenance technical diploma from a trade school, or 3 years equivalent experience

Predictive Maintenance and/or Precision Maintenance Certifications

High school diploma/GED or a minimum of two years equivalent work experience

Experience troubleshooting and maintaining various components and systems such as but not limited to packaging equipment, hydraulic & pneumatic systems, belt or roller conveyors, pumps, gear reducers, or bearings

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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