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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Industrial Electrician & Mechanic

Kansas City, USA
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COMPANY: BARTLETT AND COMPANY

Job Description

Job Title: Industrial Electrician & Mechanic

Primary Job Location: Can be based out of Kansas City, Wichita, Council Bluffs or St Joseph. Travel to elevators in KS, MO, IA, NE, IL and CO

Job Classification: Full-Time

Work Schedule: As required

Job Summary

Bartlett Grain Company is seeking dedicated, hard-working individuals who are looking for a chance to prove they can learn new tasks, advance and take any and all responsibility for their safe work behavior and the safety of their coworkers. These tasks include, but are not limited to:  basic design, layout, fabricating, welding, and installing, evaluating and repairing various systems, such as, scale systems, hydraulics, and mechanical systems. Industrial electrical experience is required. This work will take place in and around various grain storage facilities located throughout the Midwest. Priority one is to provide a safe work environment for you and fellow workers.

Responsibilities

  • Perform your job tasks in a safe manner in compliance with Bartlett safety programs and procedures.
  • Perform industrial electrical repairs, upgrades, troubleshooting, including 440 volt, 3-phase
  • PLC system trouble shooting and repair
  • Understand I/O and HMI panels
  • Understand Arc Flash ratings and regulations
  • Read blueprints, schematics equipment drawings and documents to determine work procedures.
  • Recommend changes, modifications or upgrades of equipment to improve machine reliability and performance.
  • Observe and test the operation of machinery and equipment in order to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Diagnose trouble quickly to avoid shut-downs.
  • Construct foundation for machines; fasten machines to foundation or other structures using bolts, welds, rivets, etc.
  • Cut and weld metal to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new parts, and assemble new equipment. Leveling, grouting, fabricating and erecting platforms, stairways and walkways around machinery.
  • Repair and maintain the operating condition of the grain elevator processing equipment & machinery.
  • Examine parts for breakage and excessive wear and perform preventative maintenance services such as cleaning, lubricating & replacing worn parts to prevent unexpected downtime or potential injuries.
  • Prioritize jobs through the supervisor. Coordinate and monitor outside contractors if under your supervision. 
  • Be familiar with all operations, systems, policies and procedures including:
    • weighing or measuring materials and products and using scales or other measuring instruments in order to verify specified tonnages
    • manipulating controls, levers, and valves to start pumps, auxiliary equipment, or conveyors, and to adjust equipment positions, speeds, timing, and material flows
    • recording and tracking data such as weights, types, quantities, and storage locations of materials, as well as equipment performance problems and downtime
    • cleaning, sterilizing, and maintaining equipment, machinery, and work stations, using hand tools, shovels, brooms, chemicals, hoses, and lubricants
    • observing conveyor operations and monitor lights, dials, and gauges, in order to maintain specified operating levels and to detect equipment malfunctions. 
  • Take responsibility for your safe work behavior.
  • Maintain your work areas and Bartlett facilities properly.
  • Provide courteous and responsive customer service.

Compensation and Benefits

Base Wage: $20.00/hr and up

Bartlett offers a generous benefits package including

  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Profit sharing plan
  • Health Insurance, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability coverage paid 100% for employee
  • Dental and Vision insurance available
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED degree or related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude is required
  • Experience with agriculture and farm equipment is preferred.
  • You must have reliable transportation to be available for work 24/7

Physical Demands and Requirements

This job is physically strenuous (demanding) from time to time, and a successful candidate will be expected to be able to work in tight and confined spaces, walk, climb, bend, kneel, lift, grip, grasp, push and pull various tools and equipment. This job may require the ability to ride a belt man lift and occasionally work at significant heights, with requisite balance and equilibrium without fear.  The job requires the ability to frequently lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds and occasionally more. This job requires the ability to ascend/descend ladders. 

This job requires wearing personal protective equipment, including hardhats, gloves, safety glasses, safety shoes, and respiratory protection and ear protection as appropriate.

This job requires the ability to read and comprehend written and oral operational and safety instructions and related rules, policies and memos, and to communicate clearly with co-workers and supervisors.

It is important to have vision that permits close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

You also need the ability to detect odors and the ability to understand and discern safety warning systems.

Working Environment

This is a physical job that includes both indoor and outdoor work in all types of weather and temperature environments.  This job may include working at heights and in confined spaces.  It may be noisy and dusty at times.

Company Overview

Bartlett Grain Company is an affiliate of Bartlett and Company - a diverse, agri-business company headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. Bartlett is more than 100 years old, and FORBES ranks it among the largest private companies in the U.S. Its principal businesses are grain merchandising and logistics, exporting, flour milling and feed manufacturing. Family-owned and growth oriented, the company has facilities in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, North and South Carolina, Virginia and Mexico. Financially strong and highly disciplined, we use our expertise to provide our customers with the highest quality and best service possible. Throughout our operations, safety, cleanliness, and facility maintenance are a top priority and, as such, all employees must be absolutely committed to following our disciplined safety policies and procedures.

Candidates with the following backgrounds, often make great maintenance mechanics:

Maintenance, Electrician, Electrical, Repairs, Install, Construction, Milling, Mechanic, Farm, Industrial, Factory

All employees shall be subject to drug testing and background checks.   

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt.

This job description is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities perform the essential functions of the job.  Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.  

Bartlett will not accept unsolicited applications or resumes from placement services, recruiters or staffing firms.  Bartlett WILL NOT pay any placement fee for unsolicited applications unless a written agreement is in place, in advance, for a specific job requisition. Unless such a written agreement is in place, any unsolicited resume shall be deemed Bartlett property and no fees shall be due from Bartlett to any third party under any circumstances.

You may be required to work periodically at other Bartlett regional locations.

 

Company Description
Bartlett Grain Company is an affiliate of Bartlett and Company - a diverse, agri-business company headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. Bartlett is more than 100 years old, and FORBES ranks it among the largest private companies in the U.S. Its principal businesses are grain merchandising and logistics, exporting, flour milling and feed manufacturing. Family-owned and growth oriented, the company has facilities in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, North and South Carolina, Virginia and Mexico. Financially strong and highly disciplined, we use our expertise to provide our customers with the highest quality and best service possible. Throughout our operations, safety, cleanliness, and facility maintenance are a top priority and, as such, all employees must be absolutely committed to following our disciplined safety policies and procedures.


Role: Industrial Electrician & Mechanic
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