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Maintenance Technician I

Posted on: March 26, 2024

Website Prairie AquaTech LLC. dba Houdek


Prairie AquaTech Manufacturing, LLC dba Houdek is a manufacturing company based in Volga South Dakota that is improving animal health and nutrition by providing high-quality feed ingredients. Using patent-pending technologies licensed on a worldwide, exclusive basis from South Dakota State University and developed internally, the Company is upgrading soybean meal to high-quality ingredients used in aquaculture and other animal feeds.

As a key member of the Maintenance team, this role will report to the Maintenance Manager and will be responsible for the following:

•Ensure facility efficiency and workplace safety.
•Design equipment maintenance strategies, procedures, and methods
•Responsible for continuous running of equipment and machinery; troubleshoot any equipment issues
•Diagnose and troubleshoot any breakdown problems.
•Develop and maintain an accurate bench stock and spare parts inventory.
•Anticipate, predict, record, and report production maintenance issues.
•Carry out quality inspections based on the schedule.
•Monitor and control maintenance costs.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

•2-3 years experience in a maintenance field
•Completion of mechanical, electrical, or electrical technical school training preferred.
•Strong technical and troubleshooting abilities.
•Experience in mechanical assembly, electrical assembly, and equipment maintenance
•Experience with the repair of electronics or instrumentation
•Fabrication experience desirable

To apply for this job email your details to shellyj@prairieaquatech.com