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Maintenance Mechanic Level 2 - Starting at $26.43/hr

Darling Ingredients
Crows Landing, CA
  • Expired: August 02, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Summary

The Maintenance Mechanic Level 2 position performs preventive and corrective maintenance in the plant under management supervision.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • Assists in the installation of new equipment.
  • Assists the Maintenance Supervisor and/or other personnel on special fabrication and construction projects.
  • Able to identify and recommend modifications to equipment and systems to improve their efficiency and reliability.
  • Able to perform intermediate complex and non-complex routine repairs, adjustments, and modifications to plant equipment and systems.
  • Able to teach other technicians how to use tools, instruments and other devices to troubleshoot, repair and service industrial machinery and systems.
  • Responsible for using assigned personal protective equipment and required safety equipment; responsible for being familiar with and observing all Company safety rules and regulations.
  • Attends regularly scheduled safety meetings and may be asked to serve on Safety Committee.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • 3+ years of experience as a maintenance technician in an industrial facility is a minimum requirement.
  • Intermediate knowledge of metal fabrication and welding.
  • Strong organizational, coordination, planning, and problem solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Vocational school training preferred.
  • 2 years experience with rendering or similar equipment preferred.
  • Welding proficiency in MIG and Stick as well as vertical and overhead.
  • Good math skills; add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
  • Basic understanding of programmable logic controller (PLC) systems operation and troubleshooting.
  • Intermediate knowledge of boiler operations, chemistry and routine maintenance.
  • Strong organizational, coordination, planning, and problem solving skills.
  • Intermediate knowledge of industrial electricity including 3 phase power systems as well as familiarity with wiring diagrams, symbols and electrical measuring.

Physical Demands

  • Frequently required to push, pull, move or lift up to 100 lbs.
  • Frequently required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch.
  • Regularly required reach with hands and arms.
  • Maybe asked to travel to other plants for construction projects.
  • May need to work nights and weekends; available "on call" as needed.

Work Environment

Job functions will be carried out in a rendering facility which requires tolerance for wet and or slippery floors and high heat or cold temperatures.

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Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Darling Ingredients


Crows Landing, CA
95313 USA



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