Maintenance Technician

Draper, UT
United States
Job Description

Intermountain Farmers Association (IFA) is a regional farm supply co-op with diverse operations including feed production, agronomy services, and retail stores throughout the intermountain west. We are currently seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN for the Draper Feed Mill located in Draper, Utah.

SUMMARY: This position needs someone who is mechanically inclined. Who troubleshoots, solves issues with, and repairs production machinery and other electrical and electronic equipment including PLC's. This person would have a broad spectrum of experience including, welding, process equipment maintenance (screw and drag conveyors, elevators, mixers, scales, flakers, extruders, coolers, etc.), machinery, bagging and sacking equipment, boilers, mechanical plumbing, and air compressor systems.


  • Responds to manufacturing personnel calls to repair machinery and equipment.

  • Installation, repair and maintenance of electrical equipment. Ability to work with high and low voltage electrical up to 480 3 phase power.

  • Read and review electrical blueprints to assist in installation, repair and improvement of equipment.

  • Troubleshoot computerized controls (PLC)

  • Removal and installation of varying sizes of motors, including electrical connections and belting.

  • Repair of drag and screw conveyors, roll changes and repairs on flaking equipment, elevators and other process handling equipment.

  • Maintain records, implement and follow preventative maintenance routes and routines.

  • Fabricate and weld.

  • Works to improve the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment.

  • Must be flexible to work different shifts.

QUALIFICATIONS: Agricultural Systems degree and/or 3 years experience working on industrial manufacturing equipment a plus. Experience with AC/DC motor control, PLCs and circuit boards in an industrial environment. Proficiency in reading electrical schematics, block diagrams and ladder logic. Proficient at troubleshooting all problems systematically including electrical and electronic systems, identifying malfunctions and repairing equipment down to the component replacement level. Proficient in the use of electrical and electronic testing and monitoring equipment necessary for the maintenance of the plant and equipment. Experience with Microsoft Office and SAP a plus.


  • General Schedule is about 40 hours per week. Some Saturday work, when mill is shut down.

IFA is an Equal Opportunity Employer


United States