03 Jul
OM3 Mechanic Rock Springs AB
Wyoming, Rocksprings

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Mechanic works independently and with other plant personnel to perform preventative, predictive and routine maintenance tasks. This role includes troubleshooting issues, repairing failures of production and facilities equipment, and ensuring maximum equipment efficiency and effectiveness. This person provides direction for effective execution of maintenance activity on all machinery and equipment throughout the plant and office facilities. The Maintenance Mechanic is also responsible for the optimum utilization of available resources such as manpower, equipment, time, etc. This person must be responsible for decisions, actions and failures; must establish clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and measuring results. In addition, the maintenance mechanic must partner with others to get work done and work cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to work with others in a safe, cooperative, and productive manner
  • Perform inspections and PM’s on plant rotating equipment.

  • Perform Mechanical repairs in the Operating plants on Pumps, Motors, Valves, Piping, Heat Exchangers, Cooling Towers, Bucket Elevators, Belt lines, Kilns, etc.

  • Complete tear down inspection and repairs of plant equipment, Pumps, Motors, Gearboxes, valves etc.

  • Perform Laser and Dial Indicator alignments on equipment.

  • Operate Overhead Cranes, Fork Lifts, Manlifts, Carry Deck Cranes(up to 15 ton)

  • Report for work promptly everyday as scheduled.

  • Respond to overtime and callout requirements as plant needs dictate.

  • Perform millwright jobs as assigned.

  • Completion of Primary Mechanical skills checklist.

  • Completion of Secondary Welding skills checklist.

  • Completion of College testing program.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

  • 3 years Industrial Maintenance Experience
  • Associate’s degree in Industrial Maintenance required if less than 3 years industrial maintenance experience.

  • Compensation will be determined by level of demonstrated experience based on college testing program and work experience

  • The position is for day-shift that periodically requires schedule adjustments as plant needs dictate and may require rotating shift work

Required Certifications

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.
  • 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: 1470

Travel Required: None

Location(s): AB Plant - Rock Springs

Country: United States

The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.

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