GROWMARK, Inc. Maintenance Welder Fabricator - Agronomy & Energy - AgVantage FS - Hazleton, IA in Hazleton, Iowa
AgVantage FS* is headquartered in Waverly, Iowa with branches in Northern and Eastern Iowa. AgVantage FS has about 400 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 23,000 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, energy, grain, precision agronomy, agri-finance, and crop insurance. AgVantage FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT*
The purpose for this position is to assist in daily operational duties at agronomy and energy locations.
- ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS*
Responsible for plumbing and piping at NH3 and Propane bulk plants.
Responsible for bringing NH3 and Propane facilities up to current standards at retail supply locations.
Follows maintenance schedule of facility and equipment.
Responsible for inventory and distribution of products.
Maintains and improves the company’s image.
Assists in obtaining goals by improving efficiency and reducing costs.
Provides excellent customer service.
Assists in demolition projects including demolition of obsolete buildings.
Works with Risk Manager and safety team on all safety and compliance issues.
- OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS*
Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.
May be required to drive for local errands as needed.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and 1 or more years of retail related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of basic business principals of inventory management and mechanics.
Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
Must have or obtain and maintain a Class A CDL license with required endorsements, a satisfactory driving record and valid medical card.
Highly encouraged to obtain a certification in welding.
Frequently required to lift 51-70 lbs as needed.
Frequently required to work in extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
Frequently exposed to working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures
Will be required to work hours other than those considered “normal” to meet seasonal demands.
Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.
We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.