Facilities Technician Level II at Datepac LLC - Joe Produce | Produce Jobs, Produce Careers, Agriculture Jobs, Agriculture Careers

Facilities Technician Level II

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Job Description: 

Datepac is located in the beautiful and thriving city of Yuma, Arizona. Across from Bard, California and caressed by the Colorado River and a tempered climate, this area produces the finest Medjool dates year after year. Datepac was established in August 2002 by local Bard Valley growers to become the best grower-owned company and consolidate the packing of Medjool dates for the Bard Valley Medjool growers. This consolidation enhanced the quality of dates produced and distributed throughout the world.
We now have an opening for a Facilities Technician Level II to join our team. This person will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of our complete packing line.

  • Must have working knowledge and comply with Datepac, OSHA, FDA, GMP and other compliance requirements for a food packing/processing facility.
  • Safety - Must be able and willing to gain knowledge/safe practices in the following areas: Lock-Out/Tag-Out, Shop Tool Safety, Fall Protections, PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), Confined Space & Electrical Safety
  • Intermediate Mechanic, Electrical, Pneumatic, and/or Fabrication/Welding Skills or an acceptable combination
  • Troubleshooting and repair skills on automated food processing/packing equipment
  • Understand and practice preventive and predictive maintenance techniques.
  • Able to weld MIG/TIG for Mild or Stainless Steel.  Weld quality to be acceptable for food grade applications
  • Must be able to read blueprints
  • Must be able to respond to trouble calls and emergency conditions as requested
  • Must be able to install and setup equipment (drives, flow sensors etc.) using vendors manuals and specifications
  • Must have knowledge of mechanical drive fundamentals, i.e. chain drive sprocket and gearbox radios etc.
  • Must be able to replace automated equipment mechanical components
  • Must be able to use standard hand tools such as wrenches, hammers, bearing pullers etc.
  • Must be able to use simple power tools such as drills, grinders, cut –off saws, impact wrenches, etc.
  • Must have working knowledge and experience with electrical components and wiring logic
  • Must be able to read electrical diagrams
  • Must be knowledgeable of NEC (National Electric Code) requirements
  • Must be able to run and bend electrical
  • Must have working knowledge of electrical testing equipment, such as multi-meter
  • Prefer knowledge with low voltage control circuits such as in our automated equipment
  • Must be knowledgeable in programming and troubleshooting Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)
  • Prefer a working knowledge of PLC system components and understand the relationships of a PLC system from program to inputs and outputs

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Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

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