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Mechanic - Boone, IA

Midland Power Cooperative is seeking qualified applicants for the open position of Mechanic. This position is responsible for performing diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on cooperative-owned equipment.

Midland Power is a member-owned electric distribution cooperative located in central Iowa currently serving over 12,800 meters in parts of 17 counties. This position would be located in Boone, IA, which has excellent schools, a local hospital, the Des Moines River, Ledges State Park, and more. 

Employment type: Full-time
Regular working hours: 7:30 AM to 4 PM, Monday - Friday (with overtime as necessary)

Requirements

  • Repair fleet vehicles, including repairing engines, alignments, suspension, hydraulics, transmissions, and electrical systems. 
  • Diagnose failures of vehicles and disassembling, repairing and reassembling parts as necessary
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries and lubricating equipment and machinery
  • Perform routine maintenance, repairs, and inspections on assorted heavy equipment
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearing, and other vital parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition
  • Inspect, repair, and maintain air conditioning systems
  • Repair and maintain aerial and digger truck hydraulic systems, including troubleshooting issues both in the field and in the shop
  • Conduct a daily walk-around inspection of the fleet to ensure that trucks/cars are in good general working order
  • Make a weekly fleet inspection to check oil and fluid levels and record service mileage - schedule maintenance service and ordering parts
  • Required travel to other locations to perform fleet repairs/maintenance
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on production facility equipment as needed
  • Perform all other duties as assigned


Licenses & Certifications

Must possess and maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver License. National Institute for Automotive Service (ASE) certification preferred.

Qualifications:

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of an automotive or diesel technology program. An associate degree in auto technology and/or diesel technician is preferred. demonstrated work experience with aerial devices, truck service certifications, including dielectric testing, may be substituted. Minimum of two year's experience and/or schooling to include medium to heavy duty diesel trucks.

Ability to diagnose and repair all types of air conditioning systems, air brake systems, and hydraulic systems. Must have a working knowledge of scanner and electrical diagnostic equipment, as well as, computers, tablets, scanner, and test equipment associated with this position. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Includes a good range of motion and the ability to lift at least 50 pounds.

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Temporary 1,000 Hour Lineman - Boone, IA

Midland Power Cooperative is seeking qualified applicants for the position of 1,000 Hour Lineman. Midland Power is a member-owned electric distribution cooperative located in central Iowa currently serving over 12,800 meters in parts of 17 counties. This position would be located in Boone, IA, located just off of Hwy 30, within minutes of excellent schools, a local hospital, the Des Moines River, Ledges State Park, and more. 

Employment type: Temporary
Regular working hours: 7:30 AM to 4 PM, Monday - Friday (with overtime as necessary)
Location: 1781 219th Ln, Boone, IA 50036

Essential Duties:

  • Perform line construction and maintenance of overhead and URD distribution lines under the supervision of a First Class Lineman or Foreman.
  • Patrol the line and check for defective materials, equipment or unsafe conditions; notify foreman or supervisor of problems found.
  • Perform the duties of groundman and lineman. See that trucks, tools, and assigned equipment are properly used and kept in good working order.
  • Understand considerable hazards that exist, including falls, electric shock, electric flash, automobile traffic, and falling objects.
  • Understand and utilize safety equipment.
  • Learn and comply with all safety policies, OSHA rules and regulations.
  • Ability to read, write, and utilize computers or tablets is required.
  • Ability to understand safety material and instructions is also required.


Licenses & Certifications

Applicant must possess a HS Diploma and Diploma/Degree from an accredited Utility Line Program.
A valid Class A - Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with appropriate endorsements is required.

Skills:

Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, staking sheets, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. The ability to use PCs, Microsoft Office programs and iPads is required. Must also be willing to learn industry/company software. Must have an effective working knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code. Must know, understand, and apply all OSHA and company regulations and safety rules necessary to perform the job.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to climb, balance, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move on a daily basis up to 50-75 pounds. May occasionally need to lift and/or move up to 75-100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee occasionally is exposed to an environment with fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.  The employee frequently works on rugged terrain. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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All applicants who are selected for a position within Midland Power Cooperative or ENOVUS Management Cooperative are required to pass a pre-employment physical examination, background check, motor vehicle record check, and drug test when employed.

Midland Power Cooperative and ENOVUS Management Cooperative provides its full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package which includes: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurances, sick leave, vacation, holiday pay and 401K.

Midland Power Cooperative and ENOVUS Management Cooperative are an equal opportunity provider and employer.