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Storage Mechanic 1 Grand Forks FG

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Storage Mechanic role is responsible for the mechanical and/or electrical repair and maintenance of agricultural equipment and vehicles for the purposes of potato storage. This position also will assist with the loading and unloading of potatoes during certain times throughout the year.

Key Responsibilities



Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Technical Education Preferred

Relevant Experience

3+ years related industrial/agricultural maintenance preferred including strong electrical background. 

Required Certifications

Other Information

Experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, and mechanics; Basic electrical repair in an industrial/manufacturing/agricultural environment; Ability to read and interpret documents and drawings and write detailed repair reports; Ability to analyze and make decisions; Ability to diagram equipment control problems; Strong verbal and written English communication skills; Good organizational and planning skills.

Preferred: Experience with 480 volt power and 24 control voltages to 120 volt electrical troubleshooting. Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory, and represent the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Requirements: Lift and move heavy equipment; Climb ladders and work in high, precarious places. Working Environment: May be exposed to wet or humid conditions; May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions; May be exposed to high noise environments; May be exposed to chemicals used in the process; Could be in temperatures of -5 degrees.

Job Requisition ID: 9054

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Grand Forks 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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