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Maintenance Technician - Night Shift

Idaho Milk Products
Full Time
Jerome, ID 83338
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Job description


Reports to:
Maintenance Supervisor

Main Plant - Jerome ID

Employment status:
Full time

Night Shift

FLSA Status:

# of openings:


  • Night Shift, 6:00pm to 6:30am. Subject to change according to business needs.


  • Excellent benefit package available: medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, FSA, vacation, PTO, holiday pay, 401k subject to applicable eligibility and waiting periods.
  • On Site Gym!

The Maintenance Technician is an integral part of Idaho Milk Products' ability to maintain our production facility. The Maintenance Technician must be flexible and respond to growing and changing needs of the company, including but not limited to regular standby assignments and work scheduled off-hours due to business needs. Our technicians perform highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the plant’s business goals and objectives.


  • Performs highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment.
  • Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Diagnoses problems replace or repair parts, test and adjust equipment for proper operation.
  • Completes work orders, carrying preventative maintenance schedules, and installing new equipment.
  • Performs minor and major repairs on plant equipment in the production facility.
  • Performs as required skilled maintenance activities to include but not limited to construction, welding, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or needed.
  • Performs various welding projects.
  • Complies with OSHA Safety and Health rules.
  • Performs work in confined spaces.
  • Performs work from aerial lifts.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.


Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Education/Diploma or equivalent.
  • An AA degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance a plus.


  • Sanitary Tig welding experience preferred.
  • Allen Bradley drives experience is a plus.
  • Experience with Industrial plant safety practices.


  • Centrifugal pump maintenance and troubleshooting skills a plus.
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently and in groups.
  • Welding experience in the installation and repair of Sanitary product line, and steam & condensate piping.


  • Minimum of 2 years of maintenance experience in an industrial milk processing plant.
  • Electrical industrial experience is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of dairy processing equipment and plant facilities.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must possess strength, stamina and mobility to regularly perform heavy physical work outdoors in all weather conditions and with exposure to potentially hazardous conditions.
  • Excessive ascending and/or descending of ladders and stairs using feet and legs and/or hands and arms on a regular basis. Body agility is emphasized.
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances on a continuous basis.
  • Repetitive motions: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers on a continuous basis.
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist on a regular basis.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching: Regularly bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine continuously.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Includes activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Lifting: Able to lift up to 100lbs occasionally, up to 50lbs regularly.

Working Conditions:

  • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.
  • Subject to extreme heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than two hours occasionally.
  • There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout to be heard above the ambient noise level.
  • Subject up to at least 92db’s.

Machinery Used:

  • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.
  • Subject to extreme heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than two hours occasionally.
  • There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout to be heard above the ambient noise level.
  • Subject up to at least 92db’s.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 - $35.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Jerome, ID 83338: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Application Question(s):

  • What is your desired salary?
  • This is a night shift position. Are you willing to work the night shift?
  • Are you willing to work weekends and holidays?
  • Have you ever been convicted, entered a plea or no contest, or received a withheld judgement for any criminal offense, MISDEMEANOR or FELONY?

If you answered "yes", please list each individual conviction or withheld judgement below including month and year of each conviction, conviction level (misdemeanor or felony), and the specific crime.
Note: We follow EEOC guidelines when considering conviction history, and our background checks go back more than 7 years. Your conviction history will not necessarily disqualify you from consideration for this position, so please disclose any criminal offense, large or small. Failure to fully disclose will eliminate you from employment consideration.


  • Processing Plant Maintenance: 2 years (Preferred)
  • centrifugal pump maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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