Darigold is seeking a skilled and motivated Maintenance Mechanic to be a part of Darigold’s Sunnyside team. The Maintenance Mechanic must possess the desire and ability to maintain and repair all plant equipment. The Maintenance Mechanic’s role is to maintain and repair plant machinery and assist with special projects, which include fabrication and sanitary welding.
Benefits of Working at Darigold
We understand that as an employee, benefits that support you and your family in and out of work are important. We’re proud to offer eligible positions a competitive total rewards package – that includes:
Employer 401K contribution of up to 9%
Comprehensive medical, dental & vision benefits
Employer paid life & disability coverage
Paid time off and paid Holidays
8 weeks paid paternal Leave
Flexible (hybrid) working arrangement
Community giving through matching donations
Access to great dairy products & participation in our employee butter purchase program
What you will do:
Performs the firing of boilers and operation of refrigeration and auxiliary equipment
Performs inspection, installation, operation, lubrication, maintenance and repair of line/lines, boiler, refrigeration and support & facility for general operating conditions or evidence of deterioration; listens for sounds from machinery that indicate mechanical malfunction, or other problems that could lead to breakdown; observes and interprets meters and gauges, adjusts and repairs boiler, refrigeration, and support & facility equipment
Conducts tests to determine operating efficiency of various pieces of equipment monitoring, troubleshooting, etc.
Inspects equipment for safe condition and need for replacement components by using procedures and test equipment to determine condition of operating equipment
Repairs, fabricates, or replaces broken parts on boiler, refrigeration, and support & facility equipment
Cuts and threads pipe using hand pipe cutters and/or pipe threading machine
Assembles and installs valves, pipe fittings and pipes using hand tools and power tools, checks for system leakage
Cuts and prepares materials for fabrication using hand and power tools
Fabricates materials using welding and cutting equipment
Inspects, diagnoses and repairs hydraulic and pneumatic systems
Repacks, repairs, and adjusts pumps
Performs general building maintenance work on facility
Notifies supervisory personnel of conditions affecting the operation of equipment or safety of staff
May perform water treatment tests
Records data concerning operating hours, temperatures, pressure, and fuel consumption and maintains log
Participates in Process Safety Management functions
Helps maintain general cleanliness of engine room, boiler room and maintenance areas
Performs maintenance work using a variety of hand, shop, and power tools. Demonstrates working knowledge of hand, shop, and power tools
Much effort has been made to make sure this job description is as complete as possible. It is, however, not inclusive and should not be taken as such. Other activities may be assigned.
What you will bring:
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
Skill in reading and writing in English enough to read and write logs
Ability to keep detailed records as required
Skill in communications, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with supervisors and coworkers enough to convey or exchange information
Ability to work effectively with others
Must have working knowledge of company policies and procedures and the ability to work within these guidelines
Ability to perform under pressure of production environment and effectively manage down time situations
Must have working knowledge of the firing, operation, maintenance and repair of steam boilers, refrigeration, and auxiliary equipment
Must have the ability to interpret and work from sketches, drawings, plans and blueprints
Must have the ability to exercise independent judgment in determining operating conditions, malfunctions (troubleshooting), repairs and meeting emergency situations
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Must be able to work any shift and overtime as required
Required Education/Training/Certification Qualifications:
Must provide basic hand tools
May be required to participate in the company respirator program and the use of appropriate safety equipment necessary to perform maintenance on the refrigeration system
Must participate in ongoing state, federal and industry training requirements
Essential Physical Abilities:
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a range of arm movements necessary to operate equipment; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and stand on concrete, occasionally required to stoop, crouch, and climb or balance.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Concrete mostly but may need to work on mats or grates at times
High Noise Level
Hazards of the Job:
We offer our employees a team-oriented work environment, competitive salary, and an excellent benefit package and education assistance program.
Darigold is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, creed, religion, genetic information or any characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
Darigold participates in E-Verify. Detail in English and Spanish. Right to Work Statement in English and Spanish.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Contact Person: Stephanie Tonning
Location: Sunnyside, WA
Application Method: Resume
Base Pay: $25 or more DOE
2011 W. Washington Ave
Yakima, WA 98903