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Farmers Coop Society Maintenance Technician - Day Shift Starting at $23.00 per Hour in Sioux Center, Iowa

Find your career with Farmers Coop Society today! We are a progressive coop in a growing industry, committed to providing the highest level of service to customers.

We strive to promote from within and offer a range of great career opportunities. You’ll enjoy doing rewarding work, receiving competitive compensation, and excellent benefit packages.

When you join Farmers Coop Society, you’ll be joining a cooperative that has been proudly farmer owned since 1907.

Overall Job Function: The maintenance employee performs daily preventative/reactive maintenance tasks safely throughout the location; all while striving to meet the demands of the customer. This position can be based out of any of the FCS locations; Sioux Center, Ireton, Boyden, or Sanborn.

Starting at $23 per hours (This is based on experience level) 4 day work week with 40 hours per week. Schedule can be flexible.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Uses CMMS or paper records to log all performed maintenance work.

  • Solving mechanical, electrical, pneumatic/hydraulic issues on plant equipment and facilities.

  • Performs equipment preventative maintenance so that equipment/facilities are kept in good working order.

  • Reading, analyzing and interpreting technical procedures, service manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance work correctly and efficiently.

  • Observes, recognizes, and follows all safety procedures.

  • Assists in keeping facilities neat and clean on a daily basis.

  • Handles equipment in a manner that avoids unnecessary damage or accidents.

  • Works as a team, able to take direction and learn from others.

  • Other duties that may be assigned.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Ability to operate / understand mobile equipment, power tools and hand tools.

  • Expected to assist other departments as time allows or as needed when directed by supervisor.

  • Ability to handle stressful situations professionally and maintain calm.


  • High level of self-motivation.

  • Supports a consistent professional image of the company.

  • Attitude of positivity and reacts calmly under pressure.

  • Work ethic of the highest integrity.

  • Commitment to dependability and willingness to work to meet goals and deadlines.


  • Must be 18 years of age.

  • Experience with shop maintenance, power and / or hand tools preferred

Work Requirements:

This position is based in a fast paced agricultural setting and is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and vibrations. The employees is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles. The noise level is usually moderate but occasionally may be loud. PPE will be provided and must be utilized according to safety standards. Typical working hours are based on customer and organizational demand; hours may be long, irregular and including weekends and holidays during peak season.

While performing job functions the employee will be required to talk and hear most of the time. The employee will spend frequent intervals moving and sitting, while also needing to reach, bend, twist, crawl, crouch, stoop or kneel. The employee will need to be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently. Maneuverability on and off a mobile equipment, ladders and the ability to work at different heights. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. The physicality of this job is high.


  • 401k Company matches 50% up to 10%

  • Vacation & Paid Holidays after 30 days of employment

  • Company bonus incentive

  • Excellent health insurance plans

  • Dental & Vision available

  • Short & Long Term Disability provided at no cost to you

  • Life Insurance

  • Identity Theft Insurance

  • Accident Insurance

  • Clothing Allowance

  • 10% Discount on purchases at the How-To Building Center

    *FCS job descriptions are a representation of a job requirements knowledge, skills and abilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. After reading the contents of this job description, I understand the responsibilities, requirements and duties expected of me. I acknowledge that I have received a copy of this description for my records. I realize this document is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position; however, Farmers Cooperative Society reserves the right to revise, add or eliminate job functions and duties as conditions warrant. I also understand that I may be required to work overtime, different shifts or hours outside the normally defined workday or workweek to achieve the company’s goals. I further understand that this job description does not constitute a contract of employment, nor alter my status as an “at-will” employee.