GTTC Technician Intern - GROWMARK, Inc. - Waterloo, IA

The FS brand represents a standard of excellence for agricultural and energy-related products. It's the people who represent the FS brand that set it apart. As local cooperatives, FS Companies believe it is their responsibility to ensure that our earth, our communities, and businesses perform together, sustainably. FS Companies are committed to ensuring the continued profitability for the company, their owners, and their customers, while enacting to help the environment and greater good.




Under the direct supervision of the Shop Manager / Foreman, helps perform all fleet maintenance required for GROWMARK and external customers. 





Performs and aids with maintenance and repairs according to company operating procedures and standards. Fulfills all required regulatory agency obligations. Analyzes maintenance problems and determines solutions. 


Operates diagnostic equipment to analyze and identify needed repairs and problems. 


Repairs pressure vessels, dry vans, fuel trailers, and all other GROWMARK equipment, as well as LP bobtails and fuel tank wagons. 


Maintains working knowledge of proper welding techniques. 


Maintains a safe and clean work environment and adheres to all company safety standards and guidelines.  





Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply. 


Performs all other duties as assigned. 





Normally requires a high school degree or GED equivalent to demonstrate the ability to read and interpret maintenance manuals.  


Prefer diesel and/or heavy-duty truck maintenance interest.


The ability to climb into, out of, and work inside small, confined spaces with a 16-inch entry/exit opening.  


GTTC Technician Intern: 


  1. Learn basic shop procedures to include safety, proper work order and tire work orders steps to insure correct parts pricing, labor hours, unit numbers, etc. for the training purposes on GROWMARK units, as well as outside customer repairs and invoicing.  


  1. Learn and develop a working knowledge of DOT regulations and requirements as they relate to proper maintenance, testing, and reporting requirements on all MC/ DOT-coded trailers and GROWMARK van trailers. This is to include all PM inspection forms, testing forms, and hose reports. 


  1. General mechanical knowledge with the ability to: repair leaks on petroleum, anhydrous ammonia, and LP units (not to include any welding on the tank itself), brake jobs, suspension repairs, pump and valve rebuilding, minor electrical repairs, pressuring, and de-pressuring MC330/331 bottles safely, and welding and cutting (plasma, cutting torch, Stick, tig and mig). 


Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development. 


Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.  


Proven verbal and written communication and customer service skills. 


Ability to perform work in confined spaces, stand for long periods of time, and lift items weighing up to 50 pounds. 


Frequently exposed to the following conditions: Extreme weather (hot, cold, wet, etc.), noisy conditions, dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safely measures. 


Ability and willingness to participate in any required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. 

FS. Bringing You What's Next. We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.


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