COMPANY: Topflight Grain Cooperative
HIRING MANAGER: Joe Kapraun
LOCATION: Monticello, IL
PAY GRADE: Hourly
This position entails the installing and maintenance of machinery, electrical systems and equipment to Topflight Grain's full-time and seasonal elevators, including troubleshooting and repair of mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic failures. It requires the operation of hoists, lift trucks, hand tools, and power tools in the effort to repair, rebuild, and maintain elevator operations. It may also include the installation of material systems and fabrication when necessary.
Essential Job Functions
Gain a thorough knowledge of the equipment used in the operation of grain elevators and/or vehicles
Install, repair, troubleshoot, and maintain a preventative maintenance program on machinery and equipment.
Work with grain elevator dryers, drive and conveying systems, electrical and control systems, hydraulics, hoists, jacks, welding, fabrication, and industrial equipment installation.
General electric installation, repair and troubleshooting, general mechanical repair and installation, fabrication and welding.
Able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to climb ladders daily to heights generally ranging from 4ft-25ft and occasionally lift, carry, push, pull weights in excess of 50 pounds.
Design and implement electrical maintenance strategies, procedures, and methods and preventative maintenance schedules.
Must maintain a high level of customer service.
Communicates daily with Operations Manager and/or Operations Asst. Managers to coordinate repair work.
Maintain the general appearance of the facility to include elevator, grounds, buildings etc. Includes location upkeep of yard work such as mowing and trimming.
Load trucks and railroad cars if needed.
Able to drive and operate elevator equipment. Bobcat, forklift, front-end Loader.
Good communication skills with customers and fellow employees.
Exhibit regular and prompt attendance. Exhibit a professional image and maintain a positive and respectful attitude.
Willing to work weekends, seasonal hours, holidays, on-call, and overtime if needed.
Able to work under time constraints.
Maintain a safe and sanitary workplace. Promote safety amongst customers and employees.
3+ years experience working as maintenance/millwright preferred.
Keeps up to date on government (OSHA, State, Federal, etc.) regulations concerning the handling and storing of grain.
High School Diploma/GED or equivalent. Related work experience is preferred.
Skills & Abilities
Strong Mechanical Skills
Working knowledge of a variety of tool manuals, automatic tools. Level and alignment skills.
Speaking-effective communication among employees and customers.
A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required and must be adaptable, a self-starter, and dependable.
Demonstrate initiative to work independently, while able to work in a team setting as needed.
3 phase power supply knowledge is essential.