Nutrien Maintenance Mechanic in Billings, Montana

Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic, Billings MT, US

Why work at Nutrien Ag Solutions? Great question!

Safety is a core value at Nutrien Ag Solutions?. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien Ag Solutions offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien Ag Solutions is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

Plant Information:

Located in Billings, Montana, the plant produces approximately 5 million gallons of liquid herbicide annually. The plant employs 35 people with roles in operations, maintenance, environmental compliance, QC laboratory, warehouse, rail/truck loading, office staff and site leadership.


As a member of the Maintenance Team, the Maintenance Mechanic monitors, troubleshoots and repairs plant process equipment and building equipment to support continuous improvement in plant reliability. The Maintenance Mechanic is also actively engaged in the plant safety program, environmental stewardship program, and waste minimization efforts.

Key Tasks:

  • Participate in the plant safety programs such as Near Miss Reporting, Work Hazard Assessment Tool, and Commitment to Zero

  • Support the facility’s obligations to environmental stewardship and waste minimization

  • Execute plant maintenance with an appropriate sense of urgency to maximize production

  • Utilize the EAM CMMS to document maintenance work order history

  • Complete maintenance on plumbing and HVAC systems

  • Perform training on new and current equipment use for operators

  • Engage in plants day to day activities finding ways to help increase efficiencies in both packaging and formulation units

  • Accomplish laser alignment on new and current rotating equipment

  • Conduct maintenance on new and current equipment utilizing equipment manuals and resources available

  • Carry out building maintenance and attend classes to expand the facilities capacity to optimize facilities overall reliability

  • Operating forklift, man lift, scissor lift, telehandler, skid steer & tractors

  • All duties as assigned


  • High school diploma/GED required, vocational training in a technical trade considered a plus

  • A valid driver license and dependable transportation

  • At least three years of plant maintenance experience

  • Able to work in a fast -paced team environment


  • Plumbing and pipefitting with maintenance and troubleshooting

  • Able to read and understand process flow diagrams (PFD) and piping and instrument drawings (P&ID)

  • Experience

  • Nondestructive testing such as dye penetrant, magnetic particle and ultrasonic thickness testing

  • Vibration analysis of rotating equipment

  • Pump & pump seal repair

  • Electrical and/or instrumentation troubleshooting and repair

  • Certified Electrician with the state of Montana

  • Class III Montana Certified Boiler’s License

  • Automotive and Forklift repair

  • Use of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to enter work order hours, PM findings etc.

  • API 510 pressure vessel inspector certification

  • Able to read and understand process flow diagrams (PFD) and piping and instrument drawings (P&ID)

  • Experience welding either structural or piping

  • Experience with laser alignment of rotating equipment including pumps, fans, and compressors.

  • Montana State Certified Boiler’s License

  • Experience conducting predictive/preventive maintenance work (PM’s) on chemical process equipment, rotating equipment, and machinery

  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing packaging line equipment

  • Experience installing, troubleshooting and rebuilding centrifugal and positive displacement pumps

  • Experience operating forklift, picker, telehandler, skid steer

  • Basic building structural repair and maintenance

  • Able to read construction/fabrication blueprints and other drawings

Nutrien Ag Solutions is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate. This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

If this sounds like a good match, apply now. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien Ag Solutions' policies.

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

**EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteran

System ID 2018-7220

Job Category Manufacturing, Operations & Trades

Business Unit Retail - Nutrien Ag Solutions

Number of Positions (Vacancies) 1