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GTTC Technician Intern - GROWMARK, Inc. - Morton, IL

Growmark

Growmark

Morton, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

GROWMARK is an agricultural cooperative serving almost 400,000 customers across North America, providing agronomy, energy, facility engineering and construction, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services. Headquartered in Bloomington, Illinois, GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by its member cooperatives. GROWMARK also owns and operates SEEDWAY, the largest full-line seed company in the United States. More information is available at growmark.com.

See what it's like to work at GROWMARK: https://youtu.be/CSVMnKCySsY

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT 

 

Under the direct supervision of the Shop Manager / Foreman, helps perform all fleet maintenance required for GROWMARK and external customers. 

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

 

Performs and aids with maintenance and repairs according to company operating procedures and standards. Fulfills all required regulatory agency obligations. Analyzes maintenance problems and determines solutions. 

 

Operates diagnostic equipment to analyze and identify needed repairs and problems. 

 

Repairs pressure vessels, dry vans, fuel trailers, and all other GROWMARK equipment, as well as LP bobtails and fuel tank wagons. 

 

Maintains working knowledge of proper welding techniques. 

 

Maintains a safe and clean work environment and adheres to all company safety standards and guidelines.  

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS 

 

Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply. 

 

Performs all other duties as assigned. 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS 

 

Normally requires a high school degree or GED equivalent to demonstrate the ability to read and interpret maintenance manuals.  

 

Prefer diesel and/or heavy-duty truck maintenance interest.

 

The ability to climb into, out of, and work inside small, confined spaces with a 16-inch entry/exit opening.  

 

GTTC Technician Intern: 

 

  1. Learn basic shop procedures to include safety, proper work order and tire work orders steps to insure correct parts pricing, labor hours, unit numbers, etc. for the training purposes on GROWMARK units, as well as outside customer repairs and invoicing.  

 

  1. Learn and develop a working knowledge of DOT regulations and requirements as they relate to proper maintenance, testing, and reporting requirements on all MC/ DOT-coded trailers and GROWMARK van trailers. This is to include all PM inspection forms, testing forms, and hose reports. 

 

  1. General mechanical knowledge with the ability to: repair leaks on petroleum, anhydrous ammonia, and LP units (not to include any welding on the tank itself), brake jobs, suspension repairs, pump and valve rebuilding, minor electrical repairs, pressuring, and de-pressuring MC330/331 bottles safely, and welding and cutting (plasma, cutting torch, Stick, tig and mig). 

 

Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development. 

 

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.  

 

Proven verbal and written communication and customer service skills. 

 

Ability to perform work in confined spaces, stand for long periods of time, and lift items weighing up to 50 pounds. 

 

Frequently exposed to the following conditions: Extreme weather (hot, cold, wet, etc.), noisy conditions, dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safely measures. 

 

Ability and willingness to participate in any required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.