• Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-AL-Florence
    Posted Date 6 months ago(4/20/2018 10:07 AM)
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    Manufacturing, Operations & Trades
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  • Job Description

    Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician, Florence, Alabama

    Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Multi-craft Maintenance Technician (union) position will be responsible for;

    Key Tasks:

    • Maintains a safe and clean work environment while adhering to All Safety procedures/rules/regulations (Life Criticals, LOTO, PSM, PPE, etc.)

    • Maintenance and Repair of entire facility ranging from basic equipment to complex machinery.

    • Using SAP Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), review work orders, identify needed repairs on equipment, and acquire parts, equipment, and tools to complete repairs.

    • Document all activities through SAP work management system.

    • Performing daily, weekly, monthly preventive and predictive maintenance. Ensuring, through effective communication, these activities are comprehensive enough to drive Machine Reliability.

    • Communicating effectively and professionally with fellow employees.

    • Participating in daily shift meetings, provide feedback, aid in prioritizing and reviewing work orders to schedule daily work.

    • Contribute to Plant Continuous Improvement Initiatives through constant feedback concerning CI ideas, PM optimization, etc.

    • Updates job knowledge by identifying and participating in educational opportunities.

    • Any other work as assigned by Supervisor/Manager.


    • Highly disciplined, problem-solver, team player with a strong work ethic
    • Safety Conscious
    • Ability to work in a Manufacturing environment
    • Strong Mechanical Skills
      • Understands Components (Bearings/Gearbox/Power distribution)
      • Good welding and fabrication skills
      • Can read blueprints, parts diagrams
    • Intermediate Electrical Skills
      • Ability to use Multi-Meter (Voltage, Continuity, Amperage, etc.)
      • Understands and can troubleshoot electrical components, Read and understand Control Schematics
      • Can troubleshoot Motors and understands 3 phase voltage
      • Understands AC drives and basic parameter adjustment
      • Basic PLC knowledge 
    • Hydraulic Principles
      • Process flow, pumps, valves, etc.
      • Pipefitting principles
    • Must Understand and be able to use Basic Microsoft Office applications. Previous Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) knowledge preferred
    • Good communication skills (written/oral)


    • Associates Degree in Industrial Technology, Plant Maintenance or maintenance field preferred, or combination of education and 3-5 yrs. experience.

    • High school graduate or equivalent

    • Must be able to use basic hand tools and specialized tools as appropriate

    • Able to lift and carry products and/or equipment of up to 50 lbs

    Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. This job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.



    **EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteran


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