Operations Engineering Technician - $5,000 Hiring Bonus
Job Details
South Feedlot - Nebraska
Full Time
Responsibilities & Qualifications

Adams Land and Cattle has an opportunity for a highly motivated and disciplined individual who enjoys working in a variety of trades, including electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, GPS, and general construction. This position is located in Broken Bow, Nebraska.


This person will be responsible for:


  • Providing a broad range of technical support across the business and its locations, including, but not limited to: electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, water, PLC/controls, GPS, and general construction.

  • Gaining a broad knowledge of the infrastructure and its associated structures and systems throughout the business, noting that several of these items have been internally engineered.

  • Completing facility preventative maintenance and repairs while utilizing Manager Plus, the management software used for documenting preventative maintenance and repair work orders.

  • Maintaining and repairing underground utilities (e.g. water, plumbing, electric).

  • Maintaining and repairing company housing.

  • Operating equipment, including, but not limited to: skid steer, backhoe, loader, telehandler, excavator, forklift, UTV, and dump truck.

  • Completing items on the Operations Project List and the Capital Expenditure List, as well as safety action items.

  • Working closely with project managers to define project requirements, scope, budgets, timelines, and objectives.

  • Coordinating and executing project plans, including, but not limited to: ordering parts/supplies, completing projects task lists, managing external contractors, developing preventative maintenance tasks and lock-out/tag-out requirements, and completing employee training post-implementation.

  • Cleaning and organizing of project locations, as well as parts/materials/tools storage areas and buildings.

  • Proposing and implementing cost savings ideas.


Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:


  • Commitment to safety and quality culture.

  • Electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, water, PLC/controls, GPS, and/or general construction skills and experience.

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and CAD drawings. Ability to operate/use the CAD program is a plus.

  • Understanding of GPS, its application and operation/use.

  • Experience operating multiple pieces of equipment (see above) is a plus. If no previous experience, willingness to learn is a must.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Must work well in team-oriented environment.

  • Strong customer service skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively.

  • Flexible and able to adapt quickly to changes.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Professional and written communication skills.

  • Ability to complete tasks/projects with minimal supervisor and guidance.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience.

Requirements & Compensation

This position requires:


  • Ability and willingness to perform physical labor in an outdoor environment and in adverse weather conditions.

  • Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally; 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently; 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly. Extensive walking, climbing stairs, kneeling, and stooping for up to 90% of working hours. Standing for an extended period, such as up to 50% of work hours. Use of electrical equipment, tools, and machinery up to 100% of working hours.

  • Valid driver's license.



Compensation Details:


  • $20.00-$24.00 per hour

  • $5,000 Hiring Bonus

  • Comprehensive Benefits which begin on Day 1 of employment (including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, bonus plan, company match 401(k), and more!)