Boiler Maintenance Mechanic (Nights) - Moses Lake, WA

Simplot | Moses Lake, WA

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Posted Date 7/11/2024
Description The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held global food and agriculture company headquartered in Boise, Idaho. We are a true farm-to-table company with an integrated portfolio including food processing and food brands, phosphate mining, fertilizer manufacturing, farming, ranching and cattle production, and other enterprises related to agriculture.


This job is responsible for maintenance and operation of all equipment, including air compressors, in the Boiler/Refrigeration system. The individual in this role must be capable of performing mechanical repairs in all areas of their responsibility and be fully capable of operating all Boiler/Refrigeration equipment and support systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures the operation of the Boiler/Refrigeration system is conducted efficiently and safely in cooperation with the maintenance teamleader, process teamleader, and packaging teamleader to achieve operational goals.
  • Ensures the efficient operation of all equipment, including air compressors, in the Boiler/Refrigeration area by using preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, overhauling and repairing equipment to achieve operational goals.
  • Ensures the accuracy of data reporting systems such as DMACS, refrigeration logs, boiler logs and cold storage warehouse recorders.
  • Performs ARC, MIG, TIG, and Acetylene cutting and welding in a safe and correct manner when repairing and fabricating equipment.
  • Ensures effective training of new Boiler/Refrigeration mechanics.
  • Ensures that work orders are completed as assigned.
  • Performs assigned responsibilities during plant evacuation or other emergency situations, which includes the fire sprinkler system.
  • Ensures attendance and participation in training activities appropriate to the position and incorporates acquired skills and knowledge.
  • Ensures self-compliance with Company policies and procedures and Union Labor Agreement
  • Ensures the interface with team members and other support groups is conducted in a participative management style consistent with operational goals.
Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

3+ years related experience and/or training

Required Certifications

RETA Certification - (CARO) Certified Assistant Refrigeration Operator or (CIRO) Certified Industrial Refrigeration Operator, preferred but not required.

Other Information

Experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, and mechanics; Basic electrical repair in an industrial/manufacturing environment; Ability to read and interpret documents and drawings and write detailed repair reports; Ability to analyze and make decisions; Ability to diagram equipment control problems; Strong verbal and written English communication skills; Good organizational and planning skills.

Preferred: Experience with 480-volt power and 24 control voltages to 120 volt electrical troubleshooting; Program and trouble shoot Allen Bradley SLC500 and MicroLogix series. Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory, and represent the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Requirements: Lift and move heavy equipment; Climb ladders and work in high, precarious places.

Working Environment: May be exposed to wet or humid conditions; May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions; May be exposed to high noise environments; May be exposed to chemicals used in the process; Could be in temperatures of -5 degrees.

Job Requisition ID: 19027

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Moses Lake

Country: United States

Rate of Pay: $33.78 - $38.84 DOE

Attractive total rewards package that includes:
  • Medical, dental, vision coverage
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Vacation Time
  • Details available in Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Paid Family Building Leave
  • Education Assistance
  • Benefits details available at
Salary36.31 Hour
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