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Plant Engineer



Job Type

Full time

Required Travel


Primary Responsibilities

  • Repairs, maintains, and installs plant’s machines and equipment.
  • Performs electrical/electronic maintenance, construction, layout, installation, repairs and controls according to established practices and methods.
  • Assembles, disassembles or installs mechanical, electrical/electronic equipment working from engineering drawings, field sketches, other related documents and verbal field instructions needed to perform assigned duties.
  • Uses and operates tools and/or any equipment with proficiency in performing work of the craft.
  • Reads and maintains electrical metering devices.
  • Adjusts, repairs and replaces and faulty parts in plant machinery and equipment.
  • Analyzes, troubleshoots and performs maintenance and repairs of any plant mechanical and/or electrical systems.
  • Participates in the plant preventative maintenance programs.
  • Cleans and maintains motors, pumps and parts.
  • Complete required records and reports
  • Rigs ladders and scaffolding necessary to accomplish assigned work.
  • Moves equipment as required using powered or manually operated equipment assigned.
  • Operates forklift and man lifts.  Performs operator inspection of equipment; checks fluid levels and various component systems for malfunctions.  Charges and changes batteries.  Completes daily vehicle inspection form.  
  • Maintains and repairs plant building and grounds items (including but not limited to walls, floors, roofs, windows, drains, piping, roads, sidewalks, docks, etc.).
  • Responds to production service calls.
  • Applies protective coatings to equipment, floors, etc.
  • Participates in the safety and good housekeeping programs as established within the plant.
  • Performs other related duties consistent with the nature of the job as directed by Plant Manager.
  • Regular, consistent physical attendance


  • Five(5) years related experience and/or training

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • PC Literate, ability to effectively utilize Excel, Word, email, Power Point.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively to employees of the organization.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts, such as probability and statistics.  
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to forecasting and other practical situations.
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Education, Licenses & Certification

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year(2) college or technical school; or at least five(5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

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