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Millwright Technician

Location Wray, Colorado | Brush, Colorado Date posted 06/24/2022

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.


CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations Division for a Millwright to join our millwright crew in the preventative maintenance and repair of our grain storage facilities and equipment. You must have excellent communication skills, be detail oriented and be safety conscious about your work.

Compensation Data:

  • Hourly $19.50 - $30.00 DOE
  • This position has opportunity for promotion

Other benefits:

  • 401k + matching, profit sharing, and employee pension plan
  • Medical, dental, & vision


  • Assist in backup for general company maintenance and repair and be available for emergency repairs and assistance on larger projects, including after business hour needs 
  • Assist in diagnosing problems and repair equipment as needed 
  • Could have the ability to recognize when to recommend outsourcing projects when necessary 
  • Assist with maintaining equipment lists with such information as machinery specifications, vendor information, drive unit specifications and other pertinent information for all equipment in the grain storage areas. This information will be useful in the future for establishing histories and be invaluable in decision making about maintenance, repair and replacement of equipment 
  • Assist in reviewing and performing preventative and predictive maintenance of the equipment 
  • Assist in the housekeeping duties assigned by his/her supervisor, both in the shop and on the job site 
  • Assist in the responsibilities for removal of all debris in the shop or when finalizing a job site 
  • Must be responsible for learning the companies Lock-Out/Tag-Out (LOTO) procedures as well as Permit Required Confined Space (PRCS) regulations and make certain they are followed prior to commencing work on any equipment 
  • Must be responsible for immediately reporting all work hazards 
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify, communicate and work to correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or hazardous workplace conditions 
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned by lead millwright 

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • High School diploma or GED 
  • Must pass pre-employment physical
  • Must have a valid driver’s license 

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with grain handling equipment 
  • Knowledge of stick welding 
  • Be capable of using millwright tools and have a working knowledge of their use 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 75 lbs
  • Ability to climb rail cars, ladders, stairs and bins
  • Ability to work in dust and adverse weather conditions and temperatures

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. 

Compensation: This includes base wage and may consist of other earnings depending upon position within CHS, consisting of bonuses, incentives, commissions, merit pay.  This position may be an opportunity for promotion. 
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health, and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short-Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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