Wage: $22.40 to $24.75

 Location:  Fort Morgan, Colorado


Position Overview


As a Mechanic, your role is to safely carry out the preventative and predictive maintenance of all our manufacturing equipment.  Furthermore, to safely troubleshoot, repair, and improve the functionality and reliability for all mechanical installations and repairs. Be a self-motivated team member and possess good organizational and time management skills.

  • Be a safety leader with solid safety behaviors and demonstrated leadership
  • Precision leveling and alignment of a power transmission system
  • Complete understanding of pipe-fitting and valve systems
  • Demonstrate proper fitment of bearing tolerances
  • Demonstrate understanding of basic hydraulics
  • Understand fundamentals of airflow, steam flow and fluid flow
  • Expert rigging skills
  • Blueprint reading
  • Demonstrate good math skills using angles and decimal dimensions used in layout and precision work
  • Demonstrate proper bolt selection and torque procedures
  • Understand all aspects of power transmission lubrication
  • Familiar with using precision tools
  • Excellent mechanical-system-troubleshooting skills
  • Produce a weld equivalent to AWS D1.1 3G SMAW following accepted setup and safety procedures.
  • Participate in root cause and corrective actions to process chokepoints
  • Excellent verbal, written, communications
  • Be able to work the universal schedule
  • Strong customer focus mind-set
  • Friendly, results oriented, and collaborative
  • Be able to handle several priorities at one time


Education Requirements

High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience Requirements (Years/Type):

At least two years of experience working in preventative and routine maintenance in a manufacturing, technical, or military environment

Travel Requirements, if any (please indicate percentage):

Up to 5%


Please apply online:  clburdette@westernsugar.com or apply at the office:

The Western Sugar Cooperative

18317 Hwy 144

Fort Morgan, CO 80701