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Rig Mechanic - Waggaman, LA

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Job Title: Rig Mechanic - Waggaman, LA
Location: Waggaman, LA, South United States, USA
Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Marketing/Branding
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We're a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world's premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at

Rig Mechanic - Waggaman, LA
This is a full-time, hourly level position.

Position Summary:
  • ADM is seeking a mechanic for various mid-stream stevedoring rigs based out of our American River Transportation Company (ARTCo) location in Waggaman, LA.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Complete daily care, service and preventive maintenance of all deck equipment and winches; pumps; mobile equipment; generators; blowers; and any other mechanical equipment
  • Troubleshoot/diagnose problems with and make repairs to rig machinery with minimal assistance
  • Dismantle and repair heavy equipment, including mobile cranes
  • Move machinery and equipment as needed for diagnoses and repairs
  • Act as signalman for equipment operators and crane operators when needed and as assigned
  • Assist in deck operations when needed and as assigned
  • Assist in rig, ship and barge mooring operations when needed and as assigned
  • Complete all required trainings
  • Report all injuries, illnesses, and near misses in a timely manner
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as required or requested

Job Requirements:
  • Must have a minimum of two years of experience maintaining heavy equipment including, but not limited to track hoes, front end loaders, etc preferred
  • Basic understanding of diesel and mechanical technology
  • Basic mathematical skills sufficient to comprehend/complete a variety of tasks
  • Ability to operate a variety of tools and equipment including, but not limited to, cutting torch, welder, forklift, hand tools, power tools (impact wrench, drills, etc.) and electric meters
  • Reading and writing skills sufficient to comprehend/complete a variety of documents
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule; must allow for changes in assignments, and priorities depending upon identified needs of the operations
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Must be able to work in all types of climates
  • Must have a demonstrated history of safe work behavior and a sincere desire to follow and improve upon safety policies and procedures
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Ability to work extended hours, evenings, weekends, Holidays and be on-call as requested
  • Promote the ADM Way and core Values

Physical Requirements:
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screening and Company human performance exam (physical ability test)
  • Standing for prolonged periods of time
  • Frequent heavy lifting
  • Prolonged periods of kneeling, bending and climbing stairs/ladders
  • Ability to work near or on large bodies of water, at various heights and in confined and dimly-lit spaces

Relocation assistance is not available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical/respirator questionnaire and a background check.
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Job Post Date: 08/14/20
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