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Job Summary:

As Utilities Maintenance Technician for Materne, North America located in Nampa, ID you will be responsible for the performing and coordinating maintenance for the plant utility systems.  This position will also be a resource to assist with general facility and property maintenance for the Nampa, ID plant.

Primary Job Duties:

Maintain efficient operation of the facility utilities by either directly performing the work or collaborating with contracted firms with respect to waste water, HVAC, boilers, nitrogen refrigeration, compressed air, steam and access control. Maintain efficient operation of the production equipment for the designated production processes.  The hours for this position are Wednesday-Saturday nights, and overtime as needed. Starting pay for this position is $26.42/hr.

Additional Job Duties:

  • Occasionally perform and/or coordinate maintenance and basic repairs for the building and facilities as requested with respect to movement and assembly of office furniture, plumbing, electrical, hardware, etc.
  • Occasionally perform and/or coordinate maintenance of the grounds and property, including waste removal, snow removal, landscaping, etc. 
  • Work with computer interface to monitor equipment
  • Establish and maintain effective Preventive Maintenance programs and regulatory compliance programs
  • Detect equipment problems and communicate with appropriate individuals.
  • Effectively manage projects with regard to time, safety, and resources.
  • Complete paperwork and documentation.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.  Additional technical education beyond high school is highly desired.
  • Minimum of 3 years of facilities maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience working in the food industry is preferred 


Certified Boiler Operator  or experience operating gas fired boiler systems is strongly preferred, in addition to experience maintaining at least 2 of the following utility systems:

  1. Waste Water
  2. Nitrogen Refrigeration
  3. Access Control
  4. Steam
  5. Compressed Air
  6. HVAC
  • Strong mechanical and/or electrical background
  • Welding skills are a plus
  • Strong troubleshooting ability
  • Ability to understand and see "the big picture" and work independently
  • Moderate computer skills
  • Time management skills
  • Willing to be on call or work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift as required

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for an entire shift (12 hours)
  • Must be able to safely bend, squat, kneel and crawl in, on, or under machinery as needed
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. regularly. 

Materne, North America offers a competitive compensation package which includes: Medical, Dental & Vision Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic partners & children; Retirement & Savings Plans, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

Materne, North America is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results and background investigation.

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