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Cargill Maintenance Tech 1A in Columbus, Nebraska

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Type : Full-Time

Shift: 2nd Shift

Compensation : $18-$21/h

Principal Accountabilities

• Maintenance and repair of plant plumbing

• Occasional construction of shipping crates for outbound equipment

• Obtain materials needed for repair, load, unload, and transport materials or machinery

• Support R&M supply room demands, as needed

• Maintain facility grounds keeping when necessary. Weed control/painting lines in parking lot

• Occasional construction/remodel of facility offices

• Various facility maintenance repairs. To include but not limited to preventative maintenance and repair of plant lighting, doors, caulking, floor patching, and emergency exit doors/lighting.

• Painting, sanding preparation and application of various types of paints.

• Additional tasks as assigned by supervisor through plant MMS or work order request

• Perform hot work of cutting, grinding, soldering; hot work fire watch and confined space attendant roles.

• Able to perform elevated work from man lift, ladders, and platforms.

• Member of facilities HazMat Team, at minimum in a supporting role

Required Qualifications


• Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or visa sponsored by a third-party employer

• Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a plant job

• Must have simple math skills, which includes fractions


• Must have prior experience in carpentry or building facility maintenance

Skills (applied knowledge and technical skills directly related to this position)

• Areas of focus include plumbing, tiling, painting

• Basic knowledge of electrical

• Ability to work independently

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.