Job Information

JBS USA PLANT MECHANIC - (Case Ready - Denver) in Denver, Colorado

Essential Job Duties:

Assumes responsibility for the timely and effective performance of maintenance procedures.

  • Runs tests to ensure that equipment is operating properly. Ensures that parts and components produced meet or exceed product specifications.

  • Schedules. Cleans, oils, fills tanks, and adjusts equipment to ensure smooth operations.

  • Completes basic repairs on equipment and machines. Refers more difficult repairs to the Manager and recommends outside service providers.

  • Identifies operational inefficiencies and makes recommendations for improvement.

  • Conducts regular visual inspections of production equipment.

  • Completes all maintenance functions in accordance with established procedures, policies, and safety regulations.

Assumes responsibility for the efficient, timely, and accurate completion of maintenance records.

  • Updates maintenance log books.

  • Completes paperwork for outside service referrals and repairs.

  • Maintains files of operational guides for production equipment.

  • Files invoices and receipts.

Assumes responsibility for maintaining effective communication, coordination, and working relations with area personnel.

  • Meets the needs of Production personnel by completing maintenance functions in a timely manner.

  • Makes suggestions to improve operational procedures as appropriate.

  • Keeps management informed of area activities and of any significant equipment problems.

As sumes responsibility for related duties as required or assigned.

  • Ensures that work area is clean, secure, and well maintained.

  • Stays informed of maintenance requirements.

  • Completes special projects as assigned.


  • Equipment and machines are maintained in accordance with established schedules.

  • Production goals are well supported by maintenance and repair activities. Scheduled downtime is carefully planned.

  • Basic repairs are completed timely and effectively.

  • Department paperwork and maintenance documentation is correct and appropriately filed.

  • Good communication and effective coordination exist with Production personnel.

  • Management is appropriately informed of area activities and significant problems.


Finger Dexterity : Using primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together.

Talking : Especially where one must frequently convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly or quickly.

Average Hearing : Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.

Average Visual Abilities : Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or products or operate machinery.

Physical Strength : Standing, walking, bending, lifting, stooping, crouching, kneeling intermittently, ability to lift up to 50lbs


Worker subject to changing inside temperature (such as freezers or cold rooms).

Worker subject to fumes, odors, dusts, gases, and/or poor ventilation that affect the skin or respiratory system.


Reasoning Ability :

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but, uninvolved instructions and to deal with problems that include a few variables.

Mathematics Ability :

Ability to perform very basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing two digit numbers; the four basic arithmetic operations with money; and operations with units such as inch, foot, yard; ounce, and pound (or their metric counterparts).

Language Ability :

Ability to read, speak and write English proficiently

Ability to read and understand directions

Ability to communicate in comprehensive sentences


Education/Certification: High school degree or equivalent; training in maintenance and repair operations and safety certification may be required.

Required knowledge:

Knowledge of basic mechanics

Knowledge of machine testing procedures

Understanding of equipment maintenance requirements

Solid problem-solving skills

Good oral communication abilities

Able to use all related mechanical and testing equipment

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:

  • Local 1 IUOE Membership

  • Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage;

  • Competitive time off plans, including paid sick leave and paid vacation;

  • Automatic Pension Contribution by Employer;

  • Current Thereafter Journeyman rate of $29.84