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Darling Ingredients Incorporated Maintenance Technician in East Earl, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 3415230 Job Summary The Maintenance Technician position performs preventive and corrective maintenance in the plant under management supervision. Essential Duties/Responsibilities Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Performs all phases of maintenance, including electrical and mechanical systems (i.e. fabricating, welding troubleshooting, repairing, installing, and performing required preventative maintenance). Understands the mill flow and mill schematics. Maintains all equipment in good working condition. Follows preventative maintenance schedule. Able to perform routine services and troubleshoot and repair all mill equipment. Maintains clean, neat, and orderly work area at all times. Assists personnel on special fabrication and construction projects. Performs machine repair and installation such as replacing motors, rebuilding gear boxes, run threaded piping, run weld piping, replace belting, replace bearings, welds and uses cutting torch. Conducts daily greasing and oiling of plant equipment as needed. Diagnoses and replaces equipment parts with little or no direction. Communicates well with operators and management. Responsible for using assigned personal protective equipment and required safety equipment; responsible for being familiar with and observing all Company safety rules and regulations. Attends regularly scheduled safety meetings and may be asked to serve on Safety Committee. All other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED equivalent. 2 years minimum experience with pellet mills/feed mill equipment. Forklift experience. Welding proficiency in MIG and Stick. Preferred Qualifications Vocational school training preferred. Experience involving/using CPM 7000 series. CMMS experience. Ability to diagnose and repair control circuits and VFD installation preferred. Physical Demands Frequently required to push, pull, move or lift up to 100 lbs. Frequently required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch. Regularly required reach with hands and arms. May be asked to travel to other plants for construction projects. May need to work nights and weekends; available "on call" as needed. Work Environment Job functions will be carried out in a feed mill facility which requires tolerance for dusty environment and high heat or cold temperatures. Darling Ingredients is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military service, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local law. Know Your Rights: If you would like more information, please click on the link and paste into your browser: