Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. Field Technician in Des Moines, Iowa
Green Plains Inc. is a publicly traded Fortune 1000, diversified commodity processing business with agribusiness, ethanol production, cattle feed lot operations, commodity marketing, and distribution services. We are a growth company and the second largest consolidated owner of ethanol production facilities in the world. Green Plains, through our wholly owned subsidiary Fleischmann’s Vinegar Company, also provides specialized ingredient solutions for leading food and feed manufacturers.
Field Technician Location: Des Moines, IA
Performs manual labor and operates a variety of equipment to perform industrial cleaning under the immediate supervision of a Manager or Sr. Technician.
Essential Job Functions: *Travels to plant location to perform manual labor using a variety of powerful industrial equipment including high pressure hydroblasters. *Works in diverse environments including confined spaces, heights, grain bins, pits, storage tanks and ducts. *Frequent overnight travel is required; must be able to work extended shifts. *Drives Green Plains Industrial Cleaning Services vehicles and equipment to work sites. *Establishes and maintains a safe work site by following standards established by OSHA and Green Plains Industrial Cleaning Services. *Follows site rules and procedures as they pertain to the work being done. *Assures equipment, appropriate tools, personal protective equipment and materials are available and used in accordance with standards established by OSHA and Green Plains Industrial Cleaning Services. *Follows written and oral instructions. *Completes reports, records, work orders and driver logs as required by DOT regulations and Green Plains Industrial Cleaning Services procedures. *Performs other duties as required by management or the crew leader.
Requirements: *High school diploma or equivalent *0-2 years experience performing manual labor. *Previous experience operating heavy equipment preferred. *Ability to maintain insurability with Green Plains Industrial Cleaning Services insurance carrier (good history of driving record for three years). *Class B Commercial Driver License or ability to obtain within 6 months required. *Frequent travel and overnight stays required to project sites (75% during peak periods).
Physical Demands: *Requires working both indoors and outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions. *Regularly exposed to industrial environments involving equipment, elevated work areas, confined spaces, noise, dust, hazardous materials and odors. *Regularly required to traverse multiple flights of stairs carrying equipment, lift/move up to 50-100 pounds occasionally, 25-50 lbs frequently and 10-20 lbs; frequently performs tasks requiring climbing, crawling, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying and gripping. *Must be able to wear a respirator.
Green Plains Inc. offers competitive pay; a generous benefit package; paid holidays, vacation and sick time; a retirement savings plan; flexible spending accounts; a business casual attire work environment.
All potential employees of Green Plains Inc. will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check prior to employment.
Equal Opportunity Employer
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Interested applicants, please apply online at www.gpreinc.com/careers
Requisition Number: 18-0040
Post Date: 2/16/2018
Title: Field Technician
Employment Type: Full Time
Work Hours: TBD
City: Des Moines