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Mechanic -Millwright Job

DATE POSTED: Aug 03,2017

Soda Springs, ID

CATEGORY : Maintenance


JOB ID: 2017-5896


Maintenance - Millwright

If you live safety always and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Agrium’s culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is about achieving s

uperior results with integrity together while connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to lead your own engagement. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never envisioned while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working side by side in an inclusive culture.

As part of the Maintenance department, the Rotating Equipment Mechanic will report to the Rotating Equipment Supervisor and will be expected to execute work Safely and follow policies and procedures while troubleshooting, maintaining and repairing plant rotating equipment. Respond to plant repair and troubleshooting needs during normal work and off shift hours to support plant operation. Work will be done in a professional manner.

Key Tasks:

  • Execute high quality work with a focus on personal safety process safety and continuous improvement.
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, maintain and repair rotating equipment.
  • Use computers to initiate repairs, initiate change, document repairs and record plant equipment history.
  • Be responsive to plant repair and troubleshooting needs during normal work and off shift hours to support plant operation.
  • Team player that treats coworkers with dignity and respect, openly shares information and is engaged in continuous improvement.


  • Two years’ education at a vocational/technical school in the millwright field, or 5+ years’ experience.
  • Troubleshooting and analytical ability.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft products, SAP is a plus.
  • Be able to perform in a high performance culture, and to excel in a team environment.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Good Mechanical skills.
  • Experience rebuilding pumps, conveyer systems, rotating drums, gear boxes.
  • Experience operating man lifts, fork lifts and cranes.
  • Basic working knowledge of all types of rotating equipment such as pumps, gear boxes, conveyer systems, compressors, rotating drums.
  • Ability to use precise measuring tools, aligning tools.
  • Installations and alignment of mechanical equipment.
  • Experience in process plant/industrial operations a plus.
  • Be willing to enhance personal skills through training both onsite and offsite.
  • Be able to perform in a high performance culture, and to excel in a team environment.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have above average troubleshooting skill on rotating process equipment and computer skills.
  • Have a proficient understanding of, rigging and power tool usage.
  • Ability to excel in a cross functional team environment.
  • Ability to treat others with dignity respect and be a team player at all times.
  • Equipment operation Man lift, fork lift, and crane operation.
  • Machinist skills a plus.

Why Agrium?

Winning together; our culture coupled with great people, who deliver results with integrity, is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company. We are listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Agrium is committed to building an inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans.

We believe our diverse and inclusive workforce helps us communicate effectively and adds to our business success. Additionally, our Employee Resource Groups – the Women's Inclusion Network and the Young Professionals Network, create awareness and opportunity for constructive action and dialogue.

Those passionate about this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly at While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

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