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Smithfield Foods Power House Technician in MASON CITY, Iowa

Power House TechnicianID2021-16014Job LocationsUS-IA-Mason CityCategoryEngineeringTypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusHourlyShift2nd ShiftAdv.IndSPR- Engineering MaintenanceJob Locations US-IA-Mason City Your Opportunity Employee is responsible for preventive maintenance and repair of processing and packaging 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 processes. Core Responsibilities Operate 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; e.g. fans, pumps, valves and motorsEffectively 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; e.g. acids, bases, anhydrous ammoniaOperate fork lifts, scissor lifts and similar equipmentPerform water testing for wastewater, boiler and refrigeration systemMaintain and clean equipment and areaProvide feedback to help improve systemsPerform other duties as assigned Qualifications High School diploma or GED and 3-5 years' experience in the maintenance filed; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Ability to work with or without supervision.Good written and verbal communication skills.Effectively utilize measuring equipmentKnowledge of electrical and plumbing a plusPrior experience reading schematics and hydraulic drawings, preferredMay be required to work long hours and weekends Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities. Work Environment and Physical Demands 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.Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Work Environment and Physical Demands The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions, extreme cold and heat, working near appropriately guarded moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles and chemicals.Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area Careers and Benefits To learn more about Smithfield's benefits, About Smithfield Foods Headquartered inSmithfield, Va.since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000 European employees are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly." and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need.Smithfieldboasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such asSmithfield, Eckrichand Nathan's Famous, among many others. For more information, visit, and connect with us on Facebook,Twitter,LinkedInandInstagram. EEO/AA Information Smithfield 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 ident