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Utility Operator- CoGen - Decatur, IL

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Job Title: Utility Operator- CoGen - Decatur, IL
Location: Decatur, IL, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Operator/General Laborer
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we're one of the world's largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 270 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 innovation centers and the world's premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at

Utility Operator- CoGen- Decatur, IL
This is a full-time, hourly position

Summary of Job:
Utility Operator position is responsible for the day to day operation of the Material Handling yard at the Decatur Cogeneration facility. Operators oversee the unloading of coal and lime material by both truck and rail. Also responsible for loading ash trucks. These task involve verifying correct weights and numbers and entry into the ADM Weigh system. Operators will perform troubleshooting tasks and then preventative maintenance on equipment in their areas. Progression into boiler house operation is expected.

Job Duties:

  • Help to ensure the safety of all personnel and maintain compliance with OSHA regulations
  • Recognize environmental and safety hazards and take actions to ensure they are mitigated so as not to affect employee safety, process quality, and environmental compliance
  • General labor.
  • Operate specific equipment including rail locomotive, skid steer loader, and end loader.
  • Data entry. Log specific data from trucks that are loaded and unloaded.
  • Troubleshoot equipment issues as they arise.
  • Preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Housekeeping tasks.
  • Coordination of material handling duties with the overall operation of the facility.

Skills Preferred:
  • Must be a self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented team player, with solid verbal communication skills
  • Proficient using computer software programs such as Microsoft Office.
  • Able to read and interpret documents/ drawings, possess sound troubleshooting skills, and write detailed reports
  • Have the ability to affect change through diagnosis, designing, and implementing solutions
  • Must be able to work independently, assess various situations, and make solid, reliable decisions

Education and Training Preferred:
  • High School diploma or GED preferred

Experience Preferred:
  • Experience in the operation of a coal fired Cogeneration plant is an asset.

Physical Requirements:
  • Applicant must have regular, prompt attendance. Have the ability to climb stairs, perform some lifting (50#'s), sit and stand for long periods, work in confined spaces, working with heights, bending, kneeling, and respirator qualified. Candidate must be able to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as hot and cold temperatures and a dust environment.

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 a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability

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Job Post Date: 04/09/19
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