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Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. Yard Crew Mechanic Cattle in Eckley, Colorado

  • Green Plains

  • YARDC02588


GPC Eckley, CO

Eckley, CO, USA


Green Plains Inc. is a publicly traded Fortune 1000, diversified commodity processing business with agribusiness, ethanol production, cattle feed lot operations, commodity marketing, and distribution services. We are a growth company and one of the largest consolidated owners of ethanol production facilities in the world. Green Plains, through our wholly owned subsidiary Fleischmann’s Vinegar Company, also provides specialized ingredient solutions for leading food and feed manufacturers. Summary: Ensures operation of machinery and facility by performing preventative maintenance and repair. Performs the following duties. Requirements Essential Duties and Responsibilities: -Models safe work practices and complies with all applicable safety rules and policies. -Identifies/prioritizes necessary repairs through communication with Facility and Farm Manager and review of job requests. -Completes preventative maintenance requirements and repairs for rolling stock including: feedtrucks, tractors, loaders, pickups, trailers, and other heavy equipment. -Locates sources of problems through diagnostic measures and reports repetitive issues to Facility and Farm Manager. -Manages parts and tool inventories by researching costs, designing inventory systems, determining required inventory levels, anticipating needed supplies and placing orders. -Responsible for operating and maintaining feedlot irrigation systems. -Manages expenses by researching costs and utilizing best options for long term solutions. -Maintains maintenance records by documenting observations, work performed, and parts used. -Maintains shop appearance by disposing of trash, putting away supplies/tools, discarding items no longer usable. -Responsible for daily housekeeping - including cleaning, sweeping, mopping, dusting, and organizing shop work areas. -Will participate in yard construction, renovation, and repair projects. -Complies with applicable OSHA, FDA, and EPA regulations; maintains appropriate compliance records. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Expected to work efficiently with minimal supervision; adapt to changes in the work environment; have the flexibility to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events; exhibit sound and accurate judgment; prioritize and plan work activities; observe safety and security procedures; and report potentially unsafe conditions. Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Previous Mechanic experience preferred While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Green Plains Inc. offers competitive pay; a generous benefit package; paid holidays, vacation and sick time; retirement savings plan; flexible spending accounts; and more. Equal Opportunity Employer To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned. All potential employees of Green Plains Cattle, LLC, will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check prior to employment.