Maintenance Mechanic

Chief Ethanol Fuels Manufacturing/Production Hastings, Nebraska


Chief Ethanol Fuels is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic to join the Chief team. This position will perform preventive maintenance and equipment repair as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain proper lubrication of machines
  • Fill out equipment operating time sheets daily
  • Perform preventive maintenance and repairs on all plant equipment (includes motors, gear boxes, pumps, valves, etc.) using hand tools, shop equipment, and some precision tools
  • Make decisions on repair that entail replacing standard parts
  • Operate loader or forklift

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

  • 3-5 years’ maintenance experience preferred, but not required
  • Must have mechanical knowledge and ability
  • Must be able to tolerate extreme manufacturing environment conditions (temperature, noise level, etc.) and overhead lifting


  • Day shift – 7:00am – 4:30pm

The Company:

Putting the needs of customers first has taken Chief Industries, Inc. from a small construction company in 1954, to a highly diverse company with a reputation for manufacturing quality products and offering unparalleled customer service. Through its many divisions and subsidiaries, Chief Industries employs over 1,400 skilled and dedicated employees who produce a wide variety of products, many of which are used around the world.

A subsidiary of Chief Industries, Chief Ethanol is committed to producing quality renewable fuel, and produces approximately 140 million gallons of ethanol annually. Chief Ethanol Fuels, Inc. was Nebraska’s first dry-mill ethanol plant and remains committed to producing renewable fuel and high quality feed today. The plant is a continuous flow Vogelbusch process.

Our Benefits:

This full-time position is eligible for full company benefits, including

  • Paid vacation and PTO policies
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Wellness program
  • 401(k) retirement with company match
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • And much more.