Midwest AgEnergy Group Operator Technician in Jamestown, North Dakota

Position: Operator TechnicianEmployment Status: FulltimePosted to: Internal and External ApplicantsLocation: Spiritwood, North DakotaClosing Date: June 3, 2018Hiring Range $22.15 - $27.70/hr (Full Scale $22.15 - $39.55/hr)Company OverviewMidwest AgEnergy is a North Dakota biofuels enterprise that owns Blue Flint, a 70 million gallon per year biorefinery in operation since 2007 near Underwood, ND and Dakota Spirit, a 70 million gallon per year biorefinery in operation since 2015 near Spiritwood, ND. Together with our partners, we are building a renewable energy future for our country, increasing value for North Dakota farmers, and bringing prosperity to our communities. Please visit www.midwestagenergy.com for more details. We value: Accountability, Commitment to Employees, Safety, Open and Honest Communication, Ethics and Focus on customers. We offer 401k and paid time off starting on your first day. We pay over 80% of a family health, dental and vision premium. Position OverviewThe operator technician position will be responsible for safe and efficient operation of plant equipment, including the centrifuges, dryers, RTO, DDGS receiving system, and grain handling equipment. The operator technician will provide support to all plant departments as needed during each shift with a primary focus on plant operations. This position will manage specialized work efficiently with confidence and competence. If you are a task oriented individual with a conservative, careful, and cautious approach to your work, please consider applying. Work schedule will vary depending on the shift assigned which will include 12 hour shifts. Must have the flexibility to work as needed which includes days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Employees can advance to a higher operator level based on completing company training programs. Minimum Qualifications:High school diploma or equivalentValid driverand#39;s licenseAbility to work as needed which includes days, nights, weekends, and holidaysMust live within a one (1) hour drive time of the plant location Preferred Qualifications:Certificate in process or power plant technologyPrevious experience in ethanol productionPrevious experience in an industrial/manufacturing settingExcellent verbal and written communication skillsExperience performing maintenance or mechanical dutiesGrain handling experienceKnowledge and/or experience reading PandIDsKnowledge and/or experience with Distributed Control System (DCS)Experience adhering strictly to regulatory and safety standardsExperience with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel All employment offers will be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening and a federal and state background check.