Currently, Meijer is seeking a Facilities Technician. Responsible for the safe, efficient and reliable operation, maintenance and monitoring of the steam generating boilers and equipment, soft and hot water systems, ammonia refrigeration compressors and equipment, compressed air compressors and equipment, plant vacuum pumps and fire alarm system. Practices 200% Safety Accountability (self and others).
Responsible for planning, scheduling, executing and proactively maintaining all water treatment, refrigeration, boiler functions and equipment, including: ammonia refrigeration, boilers, chilled water, compressed air, and HVAC including record keeping for all systems.
Responsible for water treatment systems including operation, preventive maintenance, work order completion, record keeping, etc.
Performs chemical / other tests and makes operational adjustments to maintain proper operating parameters for all equipment and systems.
Monitors the plant heating/ventilating system and adjusts controls for proper operation.
Communicates with plant production for matters relative to utilities and reacts appropriately.
Monitors automatic processes on weekends and holidays and takes appropriate action as needed.
Maintains supplies: orders and receives chemicals, records usage and interfaces with vendors.
Ensures all equipment is maintained: performs PMs and lubricates equipment, makes necessary repairs to all equipment / notifies leadership of unsafe, damaged or work equipment and makes recommendations regarding repair/replacement. Writes required repair work orders and may liaison with external contractors.
Assists engineering and management with technical and operational expertise.
Performs all other duties as required.
High School diploma or GED/equivalent
Formal education/certification/training in maintenance manufacturing in Boiler Operator, Ammonia Operation and Waste Treatment Operations; formal apprenticeship completion preferred.
Required to have refrigeration 1 and 2 certificates
Must possess appropriate certification/licensing by location/state to comply with local regulations and legal requirements.
3-5 years previous maintenance manufacturing experience (industrial boiler, ammonia refrigeration, water treatment, PLCs & electrical knowledge) or a combination of technical school and experience to equate same.
Requires a complete understanding of all machinery including operating adjustments, maintenance and troubleshooting
Must be able to pass basic mechanical and mathematical aptitude testing, as this position requires a basic understanding of chemical usage, math skills, (including decimals/fractions), and computer usage for tracking purposes.
Good communication skills are required to share technical information, as well as the ability to work from brief verbal as well as moderately complex written instructions with minimal supervision and without close observation.
Must be able to work all shifts, 365 days/year, including weekends and holidays.
Ability to use emergency respiratory PPE which requires passing of a yearly medical physical/ pulmonary function test.
Must have a critical awareness of operating parameters and perform sensitive adjustments of complex controls on equipment, for varying operating characteristics.
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Fred Meijer always said, "Customers don't need us, we need them." At Meijer, we focus on our customers and thrive by meeting their needs and exceeding their expectations. Retailing is a fast-paced business that demands continuous improvement. Meijer is committed to keeping our competitive spirit strong and staying nimble and flexible to win in the marketplaceMeijer is a family business. We believe in treating each other with dignity and respect. We are committed to strengthening the communities we serve.