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Nutrien Technician, Mechanic-Mining Maintenance in Aurora, North Carolina

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Technician, Mechanic-Mining Maintenance (Aurora, North Carolina, U.S.A.)

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We alsooperate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

This position reports directly to the Maintenance-Mining Supervisor.

What you will do:

  • Work safely to prevent on-the-job injuries following Nutrien, OSHA, MSHA, and other regulatory agencies rules and policies that apply

  • Confirm proper PPE is used, proper safety procedures are followed, Lock Out Tag Out is completed, and barricades are in place before work begins

  • Use the proper hand and power tools to complete job tasks

  • Work as part of a team to complete assignments to minimize downtime

  • Acquire necessary training and licenses to operate forklift, man lift, boom truck, and other equipment as needed

  • Pipe fitting and bolting up flanges by using proper techniques and tools

  • Responsible for work outcomes of their assigned work area

  • Complete hot work tasks by acting as a fire watch, barricading access, fire control, and checking air quality as assigned

  • Complete confined space permit tasks by setting up ventilation fans, monitoring air quality, and performing entrant and attendant duties as assigned

  • Conduct repairs on these components, and to be familiar with all health and safety regulations before starting repairs

  • Complete Craft and Progression Plan Training and testing for each module in the allotted time frame to ensure steady progression from Level 8 through Level 13

  • Use theoretical and practical knowledge to install components such as pumps, compressors, drives, gear boxes, conveyors, hydraulic components, piping, and valves

  • Perform Preventive Maintenance tasks by following PM check sheet and signing off to indicate tasks have been completed, forwards to supervisor for review

  • Utilize consumable supplies during repair activities in a cost-effective manner

  • Inspect hydraulic systems including checking oil levels, possible system leaks, and heat exchanger, reports concerns to supervisor to schedule repairs

  • Troubleshoot using established methods to isolate concerns, and then uses proper repair techniques and best practices to complete the repair

  • Perform housekeeping duties as assigned

  • Clean area prior to job completion, sign off on work order indicating area is clean

  • Use schematics, diagrams, repair manuals, and blueprints to locate and repair equipment

  • Assist electricians, welders, operators, engineers, and others to complete assigned tasks

  • Assist in fabricating and repair of metal components using cutting torch and welding equipment

  • Assist in rigging equipment and components for removal and installation by following proper rigging techniques

  • Review job activities and scope of jobs to determine tools necessary to complete tasks, follows up on job package and reviews changes with supervisor and planner

  • Conduct Pre-shift inspections of vehicles and mobile equipment before using the equipment

  • Complete Work Area Examination forms and corrects or reports deficiencies

  • Create Work Requests for deficiencies noted during PM or found while performing other repairs

What you will bring:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, along with high school or post-secondary courses in mechanical drawing/blueprint reading; industrial, automotive, or diesel mechanics, machining, or welding

  • Quick reaction-time and creative thinking skills are requirements on the job

  • Must have the ability to talk and give instructions to others while focusing on the primary task of conducting repairs

  • Ability to handle conflicting situations and task assignment changes may be needed when dealing with production concerns

  • Requires one to have constant attention-to-details and to be thorough in completing work-related tasks

  • The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) testing is required for all hourly applicants of Nutrien. Applicants must complete this test and meet a minimum of 4 in Graphic Literacy, 5 on Applied Mathematics and 5 on Workplace Documents to be considered eligible for employment with Nutrien.

  • The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) must be uploaded with your resume during your application to be considered eligible for employment with Nutrien.

Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test.While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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Job Locations US-NC-Aurora

Posted Date 1 month ago (7/9/2020 3:05 PM)

System ID 2019-10453

Job Category Manufacturing, Operations & Trades

Business Unit Phosphate

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