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Key Cooperative Maintenance Operations Technician in Roland, Iowa

Maintenance Operations Technician

Location Roland, Iowa

Apply Now ( Key Cooperative is a member-owned, rural Iowa cooperative serving agriculture producers. With locations in 13 communities and 6 counties. Key Cooperative provides Agronomy, Energy, Feed and Grain with a small-town, yet professional feel. Our employees take pride in our identity, and they're committed to the success of our owners by delivering innovation, leadership, and performance. If you're looking for a place where you can grow and be proud of what you do each day - you can find this kind of career at Key Cooperative.

We’re hiring a Maintenance Operations Technician for our location in Roland, Iowa (about 17 miles northwest of Ames, IA). In this role, you will perform maintenance, installation, and repair of equipment, plant, and rolling stock.

We offer competitive compensation along with a full benefits package including development opportunities, health, vision, and dental insurance along with two retirement plans - 401(k) and pension. We also offer an amazing family work environment where we all share a passion for agriculture and our member-owners and customers.

What you will be doing:

  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment. Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with operators or other maintenance workers to diagnose problems or repair machines.

  • Dismantle defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.

  • Clean and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.

  • Install and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.

  • Lay out, assemble, install, and maintain related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.

  • Promote the business with existing and potential customers.

  • Repair and maintain physical structure of establishment.

  • Operate cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts. Fabricate and repair other wooden structures.

  • Supporting the other departments by seasonally filling in jobs, including but not limited to dumping grain, cleaning grain bin bottoms and pits, fill anhydrous tanks, etc.

  • Continuously follows the safety guidelines and safety programs established by Key Cooperative. Maintain good housekeeping practices and attend all safety training.

  • Performs additional tasks that may be required.

    This role is for you if you have:

  • High School diploma or GED and/or experience in maintenance, equipment repair, installation, plant maintenance, or other related maintenance experience.

  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License or willingness to obtain.

  • A keen attention to detail, excellent problem-solving skills, and be comfortable using mechanical and electrical power tools.

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