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CHS Inc. Mechanic, Pipeline in Chase, Kansas

Mechanic, Pipeline


Chase, KS, US, 67524-9400

Date posted: Oct 14, 2021

Job ID: 3341

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 Pipelines & Terminals division in Chase, KS. We are looking for a Mechanic to perform repairs, preventative maintenance, replacements, or adjustments to ensure the availability and reliability of all area equipment. You must be a self-motivated, detail-oriented, results-driven individual with a commitment to quality, accuracy and the ability to organize and prioritize workloads to meet deadlines. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a strong commitment to customer service and the ability to work in both a team environment and on self-directed tasks are necessary.


You will:

  • Perform required maintenance on pumps, motors, valves, meters, mixers, and other miscellaneous equipment in a safe workman like manner and with the highest achievable quality.

  • Schedule and perform preventative maintenance on equipment in the assigned area of responsibility to minimize unscheduled downtime and to improve the availability and the reliability of equipment.

  • Record and monitor equipment run time, vibration trends and results of oil analysis to help predict failures and help develop the preventative maintenance schedule.

  • Keep accurate record of work done and work to be done including compliance with all required documentation for the D.O.T.

  • Keep an accurate inventory of all equipment within the assigned area of responsibility.

  • Keep an inventory of spares and critical repair parts for all equipment on the pipeline in the assigned area.

  • Be familiar with and comply with all applicable safety procedures such as lockout-tag out, hot work permits, confined space entry, etc.

  • Participate as a member of the area work team and perform other duties as requested or needed.

This position is subject to emergency callouts on nights and weekends.

This position requires some out-of-town travel.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • 1 Year certificate from an accredited college or technical school; AND/OR

  • 1 to 3 years related experience and/or training

  • Valid driver's license

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include 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.

Effective January 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires employers to conduct a pre-employment verification full query against the newly established License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse prior to beginning employment in a position that requires a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL). Candidates seeking employment in a position that requires a commercial motor vehicle license must voluntarily enter their information into the FMCSA and must provide disclosure authorization, at the time of offer, to CHS or an authorized third-party agent of CHS to verify the information.