Agropur, Inc.
  • Maintenance
  • Lake Norden, SD, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans, Life, Disability and 401 (k)

Agropur is currently hiring for Boiler/Utilities I position in our Lake Norden facility:

Essential Functions include the following

  • Operates and maintains automatically fired boilers, water systems. Perform preventive maintenance on equipment such as traps, pipes, valves and make repairs when necessary.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair equipment problems in plant.
  • Operate and maintain plant air compressors to insure incoming quality air for the plant.
  • Perform maintenance PM's on ammonia system.
  • Support, implement and maintain food safety practices as required.

         Will be responsible for completing job duties in a manner that supports all plant safety, food safety, quality and environmental practices.

  • Able to support, implement and maintain PSM program and policies in coordination with regulatory requirements.

Secondary Functions include the following:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

               This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

Technical Competencies:

  • Knowledge and application of Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.
  • Possess strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work with chemicals
  • Ability to perform mechanical and electrical trouble shooting.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Knowledge of boiler and ammonia systems.


  • Good problem solving skills, ability to follow and use root cause analysis.
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, procedures and related documents as needed).



  • One or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 1st Class Boiler Operators License



Non-technical Competencies:

  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail multi-task effectively.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.
  • Excellent telephone and oral communication skills.

Work Conditions

  • Requires the ability to communicate and document work.
  • Track and maintain information on a database.
  • Be able to move up and down stairs.
  • Occasionally move up to 80 pounds for 12 hour shifts.
  • Able and willing to work at heights of 80 feet or more.
  • Able and willing to work in confined spaces.
  • Able and willing to work in cold or hot environments.
  • Able and willing to work on ladders.
  • Be able to work at floor level, waist level, and shoulder level, and above both close and away from body.
  • Be able to work the shift assigned and fill in other shifts as needed.
  • Be able to work weekends (including Saturday and Sunday) and off shifts if needed or assigned.

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