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Powerhouse Mechanic- 1st Shift

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Omaha
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

If you are currently employed at Smithfield, please log into Workday and submit your application through the Jobs Hub. A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!Your Opportunity Our team members receive industry-competitive salaries and are eligible for great benefits packages:--- Competitive Starting Pay: $37.10-$48.00/hr
--- Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and MoreLooking to move? We will help! Ask about our Relocation Assistance packages! Benefits include, but are not limited to:--- Lump Sum payments--- Agents to help you sell/buy--- Lease Termination AssistanceIn addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional development, and tuition assistance. Employee is responsible for preventive maintenance and repair of thermal processing equipment in the facility. In addition to these skills, this individual will be responsible for safe and compliant operation of refrigeration, ammonia, HVAC and engine room processes. (Must have Omaha 3rd Grade Stationary Engineer's License) The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section. Core ResponsibilitiesOperate boiler system, ammonia refrigeration system, air compressors and wastewater treatment systemFollow written and verbal procedures to comply with company and governmental regulationsWork as a member of a round-the-clock team utilizing written, verbal and email communicationRead, record, and interpret data from gauges, computer programs and measurement equipmentEnter and retrieve information from a computer system; Microsoft Word/Excel, SAP, and InternetPerform preventative maintenance tasks and inspections on all associated systems.Perform basic mechanical repairs on all associated systems, (i.e., fans, pumps, valves, and motors)Effectively troubleshoot the systems both mechanically and electrically.Utilize schematics to aid in troubleshootingInstall all kinds of plumbing (not including welded lines)Follow PPE requirements to work with hazardous chemicals, (i.e., acids, bases, anhydrous ammonia)Ability to operate a forklift, genie lift or scissor lift or other powered industrial trucks (PIT).Perform water testing for wastewater, boiler, and refrigeration systemMaintain and clean equipment and areaProvide feedback to help improve systems The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions .
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 1+ years of related experience and/or training in an industrial mechanical maintenance or food manufacturing environment; or 4 years' direct experience in an industrial mechanical maintenance or food manufacturing maintenance environment.
Ability to work with or without supervision.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Effectively utilize measuring equipment
Knowledge of electrical and plumbing a plus
Prior experience reading schematics and hydraulic drawings, (Preferred)
May be required to work long hours and weekends
Ammonia operator I, II, III, RETA, PSM, Boiler I, II and license (Any preferred)
Capable of meeting the physical requirements of HAZMAT Technician.
Work Environment & Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
Must be able to perform studies on the production floor and cooler areas, working temperatures ranging from -40 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit and in constant noise, exposure to fumes, dust, mechanical, electrical and safety hazards.
Noise level in the work environment is moderate but can be loud if in the plant areas.
Must be able to work in confined spaces
Must be able to work at elevated heights
Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds utilizing the buddy system or specifically designed lifting devices. IndSPR T2 -M&EEEO/AA InformationSmithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.Salary Range$45.00 - $45.00

Keywords: Smithfield Foods, Omaha , Powerhouse Mechanic- 1st Shift, Engineering , Omaha, Nebraska

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