Seasonal Maintenance Technician – $20/hr


Located in Huron , SD

Seasonal Maintenance Technician – $20/hr 


Location Huron South Dakota


Maintenance Technicians are responsible for the safe and efficient repair, maintenance, and cleaning of all equipment associated with plant processes, including building and grounds as directed by the Maintenance Lead/Manager. They also perform preventive maintenance tasks. Employment for this position is conditioned upon successfully passing certain pre-employment requirements.


Maintenance Technician job functions:

  • Repair and maintain machinery and equipment including but not limited to: pumps, rolling stock, electrical components, tanks and vessels and pipe welding, heat exchanges, grain/elevator equipment, building and grounds, and other various equipment
  • Candidate must have good understanding with working with mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems
  • Preventive maintenance and minor repairs on wheeled equipment at the plant
  • Competent in the safe operation of heavy equipment including wheeled loader, skid-steer, forklift, and track mobile
  • Will work flexible hours to accommodate operations and be able to meet call-in requirements as needed
  • Maintain self- awareness on safety issues and requirements and report any safety concerns immediately to your supervisor and safety manager
  • Work cooperatively and support plant maintenance personnel and contractors to achieve completion of workload in a safe, efficient manner
  • Work cooperatively with other departments so as to have an efficient Maintenance Department
  • Work closely with production and maintenance personnel to reduce or eliminate down time
  • Support efforts to maximize production through creative problem solving, adaptation, and correction of process bottlenecks
  • Communicate maintenance performance to the Maintenance Lead/Manager and carry out all directives from the Maintenance Lead/Manager
  • Effectively communicate with Maintenance team and other departments to keep them informed and resolve issues
  • Learn and understand plant processes for a better understanding of how the equipment is utilized
  • Safe work practices are a condition of employment. Report any safety issue or problem to your supervisor and safety coordinator immediately
  • Focus on continuous improvement in all aspects of the job
  • Candidate must not be afraid of heights or confined spaces
  • Actively promote GLE’s vision, mission, and values with employees, outside vendors, and customers
  • Be depended on to report to work at the scheduled time and is seldom absent from work
  • Be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate and thorough manner
  • Maintain high level of customer service
  • Other duties as assigned

What we look for in a Maintenance Technician role:

  • While performing the essential duties of this position, the employee will be exposed to moving, mechanical parts, dusty conditions, high noise levels, internal and external temperature/weather conditions, and exposed to chemicals.
  • Qualified individuals will work at heights, be able to adapt to 10 hour workdays, and be able to meet call-in requirements as needed
  • Must be able to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and steps and lift a minimum of (60) pounds
  • Must be able to climb several flights of stairs and ladders up to 175 feet
  • Opening valves.
  • Occasionally bending, twisting, and turning while lifting weights of less than fifty (50) pounds.
  • Data entry while seated for greater than one (1) hour
  • Walking up to one (1) mile per day
  • Pushing brooms, shovels, etc
  • Working at heights, in confined spaces, and at temperatures from -20 to +100 degrees.
  • Standing for extended periods of time



  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Additional training in Mechanical, Heating/Cooling, Electrical, Building Trades/Maintenance, Environmental Controls and/or Certified Welder is preferred.
  • Must have working knowledge of maintenance procedures for centrifuges, drying equipment, boilers, cooling towers, chillers, air compressors, pumps, valves, electrical circuits, and equipment and 4-20 milliamp instrumentation.
  • One (1) to two (2) years of experience within the maintenance field or related fields, experience in ethanol plants highly desirable
  • Knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations is also a requirement.
  • Must be a self-starter, highly organized; able to work well within all levels in the organization.
  • Must be able to assimilate information quickly and accurately to make effective day-to-day maintenance decisions.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly in English.


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Our location:
3590 S 42nd Street

Grand Forks ND 58201

(701) 787-5655


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Express Office: Grand Forks
3590 South 42nd Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201
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