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CHS Inc. Mechanic Apprentice - Great Bend, KS in Great Bend, Kansas

Mechanic Apprentice - Great Bend, KS

Location:

Great Bend, KS, US, 67530

Date posted: Nov 13, 2021

Job ID: 2933

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world. We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world. Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.

Summary

CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Energy Refined Fuels Division. We are looking for a Mechanic Apprentice to perform maintenance and repair duties for our fleet of equipment at our Great Bend, KS location. You must have strong mechanical aptitude and diagnostic skills, a commitment to quality and the ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work in both a team environment and on self-directed tasks are essential.

Responsibilities

You will:

  • Assist in performing equipment and vehicle maintenance and repairs to ensure safe operation.

  • Assist in diagnosing and performing accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair, including the repair of brakes, engine tune-ups, suspensions, drive trains, transmission clutches and other repairs.

  • Assist in removing and replacing engine, transmission, and differential assemblies.

  • Ensure work orders are completed properly and accurately. Maintain records of all maintenance work completed including parts and supplies used.

  • Assist with preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual maintenance inspections.

  • Maintain records of use, mileage, maintenance, repairs, and service.

  • Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action taken.

  • Road test vehicles to determine necessary repairs.

  • Evaluate completed work prior to release and seek approval where required.

  • Adhere to safety standards, policies, and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.

  • Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary.

  • Work extended hours as needed to meet business demands.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • High school diploma and 1 year experience working with a mechanic

  • Valid Driver’s license

  • Ability to lift 75 lbs

Additional Qualifications (preferred)

  • CDL

  • Strong computer skills

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective January 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires employers to conduct a pre-employment verification full query against the newly established License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse prior to beginning employment in a position that requires a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL). Candidates seeking employment in a position that requires a commercial motor vehicle license must voluntarily enter their information into the FMCSA and must provide disclosure authorization, at the time of offer, to CHS or an authorized third-party agent of CHS to verify the information.

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