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Plant Maintenance Technician

Company: Knife River - Texas Division Department: Dollinger Shop
Location: Beaumont, TX Hiring Manager: Devon M Fontenot
Closing Date: 01/31/2021 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Good pay! Good Benefits! Good people! At Knife River, we take care of our team because we know it's our people who make us successful. We are adding people to our team - people who are committed to working safely and to delivering high-quality results for our customers.

This person will be mechanically maintaining, fabricating and repairing all the components of Ready Mix Facilities including pug mills, pump stations, conveyor systems, rail yards, and plumbing. Identifying and repairing mechanical failures and implementing preventative maintenance applications.
Minimum Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or GED
- Mechanically inclined
- Willing to work late evenings and weekends
- Basic Computer Skills
- Valid driver's license required
Duties and/or Responsibilities:
An individual in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples DO NOT include all of the duties which the individual may be expected to perform.
- To keep equipment running and maintained properly to maximize production and quality
- Troubleshoot and complete maintenance & repairs on equipment
- Use cutting torch and perform welding tasks
- Operate lifting devices
- Fabricate parts and equipment
- Report information accurately on time card, shop repair orders, and other reports daily
- Clean work area and execute other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Mechanical abilities
- Ability to accomplish basic welding & cutting torch tasks
- Analytical skills
- Ability to pay attention to detail
- Problem solving skills
- Knowledge and application of safe driving techniques
- Ability to operate automatic and manual transmission vehicles
- Verbal and written communication skills
- Listening and strong interpersonal skills
- Ability to work with difficult people
- Ability to work independently
Physical Requirments:
- Extensive walking on uneven surfaces
- Lift and carry up to 100 pounds
- Climb up and down ladders and silos
- Exposure to dust, fumes, odors
- Hand eye coordination
- Exposure to mists, adhesives, acids
- Frequent and/or extended periods requiring kneeling, bending, and/or twisting
- Operating equipment at night under artificial lighting
- Working in all weather conditions for extended period of time
This position will be posted through 1/31/2021, or until filled.
* Paid Holidays * Paid Vacation * Two Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions * Health Savings Account * Prescription Card * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life Insurance for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program
How To Apply:
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation, PO Box 20257, Beaumont, TX 77720 or apply in person at 4825 Romeda Rd. Beaumont, TX 77705.

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