Grow your career on

Advanced Search
Want notifications for new jobs like this? Provide your information below to setup an alert.

Technician, Mechanic, Central Maintenance

Apply to this position
Company Logo
Job Title: Technician, Mechanic, Central Maintenance
Location: Aurora, NC, South United States, USA
Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Skilled and Technical Trades
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
Apply to this position
Apply to this position
Company Logo
Technician, Mechanic, Central 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 also operate 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 is an hourly position that will report to the Department Supervisor.
What you will do:
  • Work safely to prevent on-the-job injuries by following Nutrien, OSHA, MSHA, and MARSEC guidelines
  • Conduct inspections and perform equipment repairs on rollers, conveyors, screens, switches, and chemical processing components
  • Maintain the processing components of an assigned production area
  • Use proper Personal Protection Equipment such as safety glasses, gloves, ear plugs, face shield, flash suites, and personal environmental monitors
  • Assist in completing safe work permits tasks by confirming proper PPE is used, proper safety procedures are followed, Lock out tag out completed, and barricades are in place before work begins
  • Install new parts and production components such as bearing, seals, pumps, motors shafts, rollers, pulleys, and belts
  • Use hand and power tools to complete job tasks by making the proper selection of a tool to complete assignment
  • Work in teams by completing assignment to minimize down-time
  • Acquire necessary licenses to operate forklift, man lift and boom truck (area specific)
  • Pipe fitting and bolting up flanges by using proper techniques and tools to complete the task
  • Tear down and install processing components during a 8-hour shift
  • Complete hot work permitted tasks by acting as a fire watch, barricading access, fire control, and checking air quality
  • Complete confine space permit tasks by setting up ventilation fans, monitor air quality, and performing as an entrant and attendant duties
  • Complete Craft Training and Progression Plan training by testing for each module in the allotted time frame to ensure steady progression is achieved from Level 8 to Level 13
  • Install components such as pumps, compressors, drivers, turbines, conveyors, boilers, piping, and valves
  • Assist with PM task during down days 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 to ensure they are used in the most cost effective manner
  • Check the condition of rotating components by inspecting bearings, blades and fan belts, reports details to supervisor to schedule repairs
  • Inspect Hydraulic systems by checking oil levels, possible system leaks, and heat exchanger, reports concerns to supervisor to schedule repairs
  • Troubleshoot work-related problems by using established work methods to isolate concerns, and then uses proven repair techniques and best practice to complete work tasks
  • Housekeeping for an assigned area by cleaning area prior to job completion, turn in completed paper work indicating area is clean
  • Use schematics, diagrams, repair manuals, and blueprints to locate and repair equipment and production components
  • Assist electricians, welders, and other skilled trades to complete assigned tasks
  • Assist in fabricating metal production components by using cutting torch and welding equipment
  • Assist in rigging process components for removal and installation by following proper rigging techniques to complete tasks
  • Read daily job activities and scope of job to determine tools necessary to complete tasks, follows up on job package and reviews changes with supervisor
  • Assist in conducting fixed ladder inspections by using the Fixed Ladder Inspection sheet to verify each ladder component meets standards, reports any concerns to the shift supervisor
  • Conduct daily inspections of mobile equipment by using the mobile equipment checklist before using the equipment
  • Update job activities by documenting any changes to the job package and reviewing with supervisor
What you will bring:
  • High school diploma or equivalent, along with high school or postsecondary courses in mechanical drawing, mathematics, blueprint reading, computer programming, and electronics
  • Knowledge of the details of Standard Maintenance Procedures, safety, and environmental procedures, production, and regulations are necessary to become a competent Mechanic
  • 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 5 in Graphic Literacy, 5 on Applied Mathematics and 4 on Workplace Documents in order 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
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment exam and drug screening
  • Ability to talk and give instructions to others while focusing on the primary task of conducting repair
  • Ability to handle conflicting situations and task assignment changes may be needed when dealing with production concerns
  • Quick reaction time and creative thinking skills are requirements on the job
  • Ability to work in different bending positions
  • Ability to work safely in high places and around hazardous equipment
  • Constant attention to details during the daily production process to prevent upsets 
  • Reliability, responsiveness, and dependability. It also requires being careful about details and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Ability to wear a respirator.
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, nationa
To apply please click on APPLY TO THIS POSITION
Job Post Date: 01/12/21
Apply to this position
Here are some other jobs you may be interested in applying for.

Greenhouse Plant Scientist
Durham, North Carolina,

Mill Process & Production Engineer
Nutrien Ltd.
Aurora, North Carolina,

Operations Research Engineer
Durham, North Carolina,

Engineer, Chemical Process Production
Nutrien Ltd.
Aurora, North Carolina,