Millwright - Western Grain Marketing - Virginia, IL

Baltimore, VA
United States
Job Description

COMPANY: Western Grain Marketing


LOCATION: Virginia, IL


Under the direction of the Grain Operations Manager, this position is responsible for elevator maintenance, installation, dismantling and repair including all aspects of grain handling, safety and maintenance, rolling stock and customer service.




·    Responsible for installing, maintaining, dismantling and repairing new and existing machinery or equipment and its components such as conveyor systems, pulleys, mechanical clutches, gear boxes, hydraulic and pneumatic control systems.

·    Responsible for routine tasks such as lubrication of machinery, seal replacement, cleaning of parts during and overhaul, adjusting valves and seals, investigating breakdowns and preventative maintenance.

·    Required to work within precise limits or standards of accuracy, at heights without fear; the use of logical step-by-step procedures in work; planning, solving problems and decision-making based on quantifiable information.

·    Responsible for compliance with OSHA, state, and federal safety regulations and maintenance and professional appearance of equipment, rolling stock and facilities.

·    Maintains a safe working environment and promotes safety amongst customers and employees.

·    Adhere to company policy in regard to expenses, PTO, and vehicle usage reporting.




·    Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company standards.

·    Performs related duties as assigned.

·    Responsible for adhering to the company Employee Policy Manual.

·    Exhibit a professional image and maintain a positive and respectful attitude.

·    Exhibit regular and prompt attendance including but not limited to all required meetings and training programs.

·    Work weekends, seasonal hours, holidays, on-call and overtime if needed.




·    Must be able to read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures, to construct foundations for and to assemble, dismantle and overhaul machinery and equipment, using hand and power tools and to direct workers engaged in such endeavors.

·    Must be able to move, assemble and install machinery and equipment such as shafting, precision bearings, gear boxes, motors, mechanical clutches, conveyors and tram rails, using hoists, pulleys, dollies, rollers, and trucks.

·    Understanding of fluid mechanics (hydraulics and pneumatics) and all of the components involved in these processes, such as valves, cylinders, pumps and compressors.

·    Must be trained to work with a wide array of precision tools, such as vernier calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, levels, gauge blocks, and optical and laser alignment tooling.

·    Understanding and experience with mechanical diagnosis, service, repairs, maintenance, and upkeep of equipment and vehicles.

·    Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant.




·    Normally requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. and/or experience in a related agriculture field.




·    Must be able to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.

·    Must be able to frequently handle, lift, carry and set up parts and equipment that weighs up to 50 pounds and occasionally over 50 pounds.

·    Proven ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.

·    Demonstrate core competencies including collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development. 




·    Maintain a Class D License to drive company vehicles


This company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Western Grain Marketing, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





Physical Abilities

Stand Frequently

Walk Frequently

Sit Frequently

Handling/Fingering Frequently

Reach Outward Frequently

Reach Above Shoulder Frequently

Climb Frequently

Crawl Occasionally

Squat or Kneel Occasionally

Bend Occasionally

Driving Occasionally




10 lbs. or less Frequently

11-20 lbs. Frequently

21-50 lbs. Frequently

61-100 lbs. Occasionally

Over 100 lbs. Occasionally




12 lbs. or less Frequently

13-25 lbs. Frequently

26-40 lbs. Occasionally

41-100 lbs. Occasionally



·    Exposed to noise from grain probe, truck traffic, and elevator operation.

·    Exposed to extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)

·    Exposed to grain dust.

·    Will work at varying heights including climbs on grain bins, legs, etc.