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PRAIRIE FARMS DAIRY, INC Plant Maintenance Technician in Dubuque, Iowa

Plant Maintenance Technician Full TimeManual Labor PF - Dubuque, Dubuque, IA, US

Responsibilities include maintaining and troubleshooting packaging equipment in conformance to specifications, safety, sanitation, and quality requirements.

Requirements for the position include:

  • Plant maintenance experience or equivalent technical training.
  • Strong electrical experience along with hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • PLC experience is a plus.
  • Must have math and mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English
  • Must possess High School diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements

  • Must have full range of motion and be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to tolerate allergen exposure to milk, cocoa and egg proteins.
  • Must be able to stand or walk for 80% of the workday.
  • Must have full range of motion and be able to bend, squat, climb and lift
  • Potential/Existing Hazards
  • Heat
  • Steam
  • Chemical (CIP compounds including Caustics, acids and chlorinated cleaners, ammonia)
  • Natural Gas
  • Compressed Air
  • Electricity

Flexibility to work day and evening hours including weekends is required.

In return, Prairie Farms; will offer:

Competitive compensation $30.05/hr. $0.55 shift premium from 6 PM to 6 AM.

  • Teamsters pension benefits
  • Vacation/Personal/Holidays
  • Health Insurance and 401K
  • Health Spending Account
  • Night shift premium
  • Life Insurance

Prairie Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified application will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.