Utilities Technician 2nd Shift
Germantown, WI 
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Job Description

Gehl Foods, has an exciting opportunity for a 2nd Shift Utility Technician in the Utilities department at the Main street location in Germantown. This position works 2pm-10pm ,with overtime as needed.

Gehl Foods, LLC is one of America's fastest growing food and beverage manufacturing companies. Since our founding in the late 1800s, we have enjoyed a reputation of quality, safety and innovation. We stand by and lead through our core values of safety, quality, communication, respect, teamwork and continuous improvement. Today, we develop ready-to-serve aseptic products (like nacho cheese and nutritional shakes), locking in freshness, without refrigeration or compromising taste. As an industry leader, we pride ourselves in offering custom, creative aseptic solutions to some of the world's biggest companies and divisions including foodservice, retail private brands and contract manufactured brands.

With our continued success and rapid growth, Gehl Foods is looking for qualified individuals to join us on our journey to becoming a global leader in the aseptic food and beverage industry. If you are looking for a chance to take your skills and experience to the next level, and the opportunity to impact our business, then feed your future as part of the Gehl Foods Team

The Utility Technician is primarily responsible for the operation and maintenance of plant Utility system's equipment including, but not limited to, high pressure boilers, steam system, ammonia refrigeration, sewer and water systems, HVAC, compressed air systems, cooling towers, pumps and pumping systems. The position maintains accurate records of daily checks and equipment operating conditions.

As a Utility Technician you will..

  • Maintain the facility utility systems by making adjustments to the systems and equipment to ensure that the company is complying with the State and local standards.
  • Keep logs of daily operating conditions, working within a self-directed work team to document daily logs and records, monitoring chemical dosages for cooling towers, wastewater and boiler systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair problems with boilers, ammonia refrigeration, cooling towers, air compressors, sewer and water systems and other mechanical and electrical controls.
  • Participate in emergency response procedures in the event of ammonia safety related incidences.
  • Document as needed for compliance with OSHA and PSM program.
  • Perform other duties as required, including occasional operating, testing, maintenance and repair tasks. May be called upon to assist others within the facilities.
  • Ensure compliance with Gehl Foods safety standards and applicable regulatory requirements while following the company's Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

Education and Professional Requirements

  • High school or equivalency diploma
  • 3 years industrial maintenance experience, ideally working with water systems, wastewater, boilers and/or HVAC
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and ability to analyze a wide variety of equipment to troubleshoot problems and assess maintenance or utility needs
  • Ability to read work orders, technical and repair manuals, blueprints, and electrical schematics
  • Independent thinking is required to apply the proper course of action
  • Demonstrated detail orientation, self-motivation and ability to multitask

The ideal Utility Technician candidate will have:

  • Previous electrical repair experience
  • 2 years ammonia experience, in a food manufacturing environment is strongly preferred
  • 2 years boiler operation experience, in a food manufacturing environment is strongly preferred
  • Valid Driver's License
  • HVAC equipment repair experience

Why you should apply:

Above market wages!

  • Excellent Teamwork and culture
  • Great Benefits
  • 401K Match
  • Paid Holidays
  • Growth and Advancement Opportunities

To apply and learn more about Gehl Foods, go to

Feed your Future with a Career at Gehl Foods!


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3+ years
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