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Relief Operator – Jeffrey Energy Center

JOB TITLE: Relief Operator
DEPARTMENT: Jeffrey Energy Center
LOCATION: St Mary’s, Ks
PAY RANGE: $29.23

Headquartered in both Kansas City and Topeka, Evergy employs about 4,900 people who are dedicated to empowering a better future. We are recruiting candidates for a Relief Operator at our coal fired Jeffrey Energy Center, wage rate $29.23 per hour. Please find below a list of the minimum requirements for the position. It is important the candidates address their qualifications in the documentation submitted for consideration.

Relief Operator- “shall relieve all temporary absences by the method of “upgrade on shift.” When not being used to relieve temporary absences they may be used for further training of themselves or, by upgrading on shift, the further training of other personnel. At the discretion of the shift supervisor they may also be used for additional operating duties where qualified. Absences of relief operators shall not be relieved.”

“The Relief Operator shall be qualified for two (2) Auxiliary Operator positions prior to promotion to Auxiliary Operator on a permanent basis and shall complete training for all Auxiliary Equipment Operator positions within 24 months. The fully trained Auxiliary Equipment Operator will be expected to train and qualify for the Control Room Operator position as soon as the opportunity arises after successful completion of all auxiliary positions. Training will consist of both on the job and training modules with text materials. At the discretion of the shift supervisor they may also be used for additional operating, training, and cleanup duties where qualified.

Job Progression

Relief Operator 1 – $29.23
Relief Operator 2 – $30.68
Auxiliary Equipment Operator – $35.98
Auxiliary Equipment Operator – $39.03
Auxiliary Equipment Operator – $42.23
Control Room Operator – $48.57

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Operate power plant equipment including valves, breakers, pumps, motors, and specialized equipment in support of power production.
• Perform flawless energy isolation and permitting of equipment in support of maintenance
• Perform routine inspection of plant equipment
• Review plant equipment performance data on a daily basis and report deficiencies
• Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management System to create, track, and complete work orders and work requests.
• Perform performance tests and troubleshoot equipment that is not performing as expected
• Review and edit operating procedures and P&ID’s (Piping and Instrument Diagrams)

The Successful Candidate will Demonstrate the Following:
• Safety – The job requires the utmost attention paid to safety in all instances.
• Leadership- Ability to lead others and direct the workforce in all areas of safety, work practices company initiatives with a high level of integrity.
• Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
• Call Out Response – The successful applicant will be expected to be responsive to call outs and holdovers as work necessitates.
• Skills- Must have the ability to understand, operate, and troubleshoot mechanical and electrical systems.
• Effective Communication- Effectively communicates to customers, team members, and supervisors regarding all aspects of the job.
• Teamwork- Works well in a team environment.
• Stress Tolerance – Deals calmly and effectively with high stress situations such as fatigue, inclement weather, and or time pressure.
• Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
• Initiative- Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
• Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
• Customer Service- Demonstrates an exceptional level of customer service and professionalism.
• Diversity- Values Diversity and Diversity of Thought.

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding and/or Testing Required:
Must possess a high school certificate or equivalent. Related equipment operation or maintenance experience and an Associate of Science in Power Plant technology or its equivalent is preferred.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Must successfully complete the EEI MASS/POSS Aptitude Test

Working Conditions:
Time will be spent in the power plant in a noisy industrial environment. This includes areas of extreme temperature, times of inclement weather, and work at heights above ground. Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and leather work boots. Must have a satisfactory work record including good attendance. This position works rotating shifts; nights, weekends, and holidays. Must live within 50-minute drive time of the plant.

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Apply online at evergy.com/careers.

Industrial Maintenance Technician

Industrial Maintenance Technician – Lawrence, Kansas **$1,200 Sign-On Bonus**
Are you looking for a new challenge in maintenance? Maybe the maintenance technician position in Lawrence, KS is for you!
A Maintenance Technician conducts troubleshooting repairs and preventive maintenance of
simple and complex equipment within the production facility.

1 : Troubleshoots equipment issues in production environment.
2 : Troubleshoot and or repair electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical components.
3 : Provides support in areas of fabrication, assembly, welding, burning, cutting, pipefitting, and machining.
4 : Read and interpret hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical schematic and drawings.
5 : Work from oral and written instructions.
6 : Understand and use manuals and catalogues when ordering parts.
7 : Understand and comply with all parts ordering and issuing procedures.
8 : Maintains adherence to company policy, safety standards, and good housekeeping practices.
9 : Assumes other duties as assigned by supervisor.

1 : Troubleshoots equipment issues in production environment.
2 : Troubleshoot and or repair electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical components.
3 : Work from oral and written instructions.

1 : Requires ability to work off ladders, scaffolding and scissors lifts.
2 : Requires ability to do extended amounts of walking or riding of 3-wheel bicycle or cart.

1 : Prior experience in a production environment.
2 : Knowledge of manufacturing processes.
3 : Experience with pneumatic machinery is a plus, mechanical skills.
4 : Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
5 : Ability to operate forklifts and other equipment.
6 : High school graduate or equivalent with additional training in mechanical or electrical technology.

As one of North America’s leading garage door manufacturers, Amarr Company (part of global access solutions leader ASSA ABLOY) takes pride in fostering a culture where employees enjoy many opportunities for career growth, rapid advancement, and relocation to some of America’s most desired cities. Although Amarr Company is an international business, employees enjoy a family-oriented, caring culture and rewarding work environment. Amarr Company offers competitive wages, generous benefits, and a bonus program for every employee. At Amarr Company, the door is always open and there is no ceiling to your career growth.

Compensation: Starting at $21/hour – Commensurate with experience; $1,200 sign-on bonus after 90 days; Incentive Program and more; Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid time off, (holidays, including a floating holiday); Tuition Reimbursement; Employee Assistance Program

Visit us at www.amarr.com/careers or find us on Indeed to apply. You can also reach out to Yvonne DeLeon at yvonne.deleon@amarr.com.

Maintenance Technician

Gear for Sports, a division of Hanesbrands Inc., continuously strives to provide our customers with the very best service, product and decoration. To that end, we have built the industry’s largest in-house design team and exclusive patent-pending decorating capabilities that are unmatched and unavailable to our competitors. Our powerful family of recognized brands offers customers more options of high quality sportswear, head-wear, and accessories. Additionally, our state-of-the-art facilities enable us to produce over 70,000 decorated garments a day.

Our new team members will receive a competitive hourly rate and are eligible for an attractive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, vacation, holiday pay, parental leave and tuition assistance after completion of an eligibility period. Gear for Sports is a great place to work!

This position is located in Lenexa, KS!

Responsibilities include:
* Performing and maintaining a preventative maintenance program
* Diagnosing and repairing production and facility equipment at low level of difficulty
* Building work aids, jigs, and fixtures in close tolerances as needed
* Building or modifying equipment from engineered drawings
* Performing and maintaining preventative maintenance program as required.
* Covering on-call one or more times per month.
* Troubleshooting single phase 24 VAC-120 VAC electrical control circuits
* Working with single phase 277 VAC electrical lighting circuits
* Performing electrical repairs and wiring of 120V single phase to 480-volt 3 phase applications
* Assisting with solvent recovery program

Qualifications include:
* Three or more years of experience in warehouse/production maintenance
* Industrial experience in at least one of the following: Electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical
* Some PLC experience a plus.
* Industrial experience in Electrical safety
* Knowledge of forklifts, and other warehouse powered equipment
* Possess basic PC skills

Hours: Sunday – Wednesday position from 5pm – 3am.

Compensation: starts at $28.00/hour PLUS a $750 sign-on-bonus available!

Apply by visiting https://hanescareers.com/job-post?id=21403-0722-56573.

Lot Maintenance Assistant

We are looking for a team player to provide quality and efficient maintenance support for all the feedlot steel structures and water systems.

This person will be responsible for:

– Operating, maintaining, and repairing environmental sprinkler systems.

– Maintaining and repairing feedlot fences and steel structures that sustain optimum cattle welfare and containment.

– Maintaining and repairing water tanks and main lines.

– Ensuring quality and efficient fabrication for new construction.

– Supporting Machining Services activities.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

– Mechanical interest and aptitude.

– Welding experience, knowledge, and skills.

– Any electrical, hydraulic, and water systems experience.

– Commitment to safety and quality culture.

– Ability to use analytical techniques for problem solving, coordination, and decision making.

– Driven, organized, action-oriented, analytical, and ability to multi-task.

– High attention to detail.

– Individual must be team oriented.

– Proven professional communication, presentation, and customer service skills.

To apply, visit our website adamslandandcattle.com/careers.

Assembler – Manufacturing

Adecco is recruiting for 3 new direct hire positions in a well-known manufacturing company in Topeka. The assembler position requires assembling machines and equipment and their sub-assemblies following blueprints and other written and verbal specifications.

Desired qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Manufacturing, industrial or skilled trade experience preferred
  • Analyzing data to address work-related issues and problems
  • Ability to reading blueprints

Comprehensive benefits package after 30 calendar days of employment: Medical – company pays 75% of premiums; Dental – no carrier cap; Vision – company paid & includes dependents; Basic life insurance and short and long-term disability – company paid; Aflac products; Flexible Spending Account – medical and/or dependent care 401(k) and Roth Savings Plans with up to 4.5% Company match, vested on first contribution; Student loan repayment program, including trade school and community college loans; One week paid vacation available after 30 days, and an additional week after one year of service; Six days paid sick leave annually; 12 paid company holidays, eligible upon hire; $300 wellness reimbursement, including home equipment and fitness plan subscriptions; Annual Safety Shoe allowance 

Go to www.AdeccoUSA.com – select Topeka, Ks – submit your profile and attach your resume. 

Electro-Mechanical Technician

Pay Range $27-$38/hr plus shift premium, monthly bonus, and great benefits.

As an Electro-Mechanical Technician, you will be directly involved in the Reliability and Maintenance of the equipment and processes we use to produce our great tasting sausage. You will conduct daily maintenance activities, troubleshoot electrical and mechanical issues, and communicate with other members to help Johnsonville to become the “Best Company in the World.”

Apply online at https://careers.johnsonville.com/us/en/job/47130/Electro-Mechanical-Technician-3rd-Shift.

Telecom Electronic Technician II

Location: Topeka, KS, US, 66546

Company: BNSF

Apply early as this job may be filled at any time.

Job Location: Topeka
Other Potential Locations: Topeka, KS
Anticipated Start Date: 04/18/2022
Number of Positions: 1
Salary Range: Monthly rate is approx. $7,066/month, with an average annual salary of $84,794.

All communication with applicants will be done via email. Please check your email on a daily basis.

Who we are and what we do

Do you want to be a part of something that really matters? Team BNSF includes professionals focused on safety and service that play a vital role in delivering the nation’s freight. Together, we help move goods and materials that sustain life and support local, national and global economies. Our rail network is one of the largest freight railroads, spanning 28 western states and serving three Canadian provinces.

What we believe

At BNSF, our Vision and Values drive who we are, not only in our words, but also our actions. BNSF is committed to our foundational values of equality and inclusion. As members of the BNSF community, our employees are entitled to:

be treated with dignity and respect.
have equal access to tools, resources, training and development opportunities.
have equal opportunity to achieve their full potential.

We model the way through our leadership, our BNSF Diversity Councils, our eclectic Business Resource Groups, our deep involvement and investment in the communities we serve and through training programs. Our actions create an inclusive, open and collaborative workplace that encourages diverse perspectives in all interactions.


At BNSF, Safety is a core value of how we do business. Each and every day, our employees are committed to approaching one another about safety, which is key in realizing our vision. Employees are also expected to comply with company and federal safety & health regulations, safety rules & policies, as well as procedures that guide work practices to reduce risk to exposure. Such work practices include but are not limited to wearing required safety equipment, responding to safety concerns, and taking appropriate actions in the event of an emergency.


Install, repair and maintain all Telecommunications equipment including, but not limited to: Radios, Digital Microwave (MW), and Radio Frequency (RF) Data Link Equipment. Additional responsibilities include:


Install, assemble, repair, adjust, test, and maintain telecommunications equipment such as wired and wireless telecommunications systems devices, microwave, automatic equipment identification (AEI) systems, IP Networks, VoIP, Cameras, Radio Frequency (RF) Communications systems, Voice & Data communications, front and end of train devices, and soldering electrical/electronic components.
Problem Resolution: Troubleshoot to component level; work with IT help desk to resolve trouble tickets and work orders for internal/external customers.
Recordkeeping: Record repairs in Repair Tracking System via computer; provide log history of Train Control System, as needed.

The duties and responsibilities in this posting are representative categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for this position. This is not an exhaustive list of the position’s duties.


Extreme all-weather conditions
Walk and perform work on uneven surfaces
Safety sensitive work environment
Loud noise and fumes
Work on and around heavy and moving machinery


Full-time – 6 days a week (5 regular working days (40 hrs/wk) and one on-call day)
Subject to on-call (24/6), overtime, alternate shifts, nights, weekends, holidays
Shift assignments are governed by union agreement, typically based on seniority


Headquartered location with travel and work within assigned seniority region sometimes for extended time


• 18 years of age or older
• HS diploma or GED
• BNSF is a drug-free company; employees are subject to random drug tests
• Willing to submit to a background review
• Available to work in geographic area indicated
• Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English
• Able to work indoors primarily at a work bench, equipment bay, installation garage or Radio Frequency (RF) transmission facility and outdoors in all weather conditions
• Available to work full-time (40 hrs/wk) subject to overtime, on-call (24:7), alternating shifts, nights, weekends, holidays.
• Available to travel to/around designated seniority region and remain on set for extended time
• Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs unassisted

• Able to visually distinguish colors – red, blue, green, yellow​​​​
• Possess a valid state issued driver’s license

• Able to perform soldering work

• Able to read and understand electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic diagrams and schematics
• 2 years minimum of verifiable electronics experience or post-high school training
• Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling
• Able to perform work on uneven surfaces; frequently climb on/off equipment; work on top of locomotives and other equipment
• Able to work in conditions with loud noise and fumes; work on/around heavy/moving machinery; bend, walk, stand, sit for extended time; and use hand tools
• Follow safety policies and procedures; wear required personal protective equipment

Training: Company-paid on-the-job.

Relocation: Assistance not available.

Work Conditions: Extreme all-weather conditions; uneven surfaces; safety sensitive work environment.

Travel: Moderate.

Shifts/Hours: Full-time, subject to overtime, on-call, alternating shifts, nights, weekends, holidays.

Union & Dues: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

Dues: Per union agreement; membership and dues required.


BNSF Employees receive a competitive benefit package.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen.

Criminal history
Last 7 years of driving history
Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
Social Security number

Medical evaluation
Drug Screen
Other elements as needed


BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic.

COVID-19 Federal Vaccine Mandate

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect all aspects of our lives. From the onset, BNSF’s goals have remained the same: keep our people safe and maintain our essential operations. While we maintained that the decision to be vaccinated for COVID-19 is a personal one, we also encouraged employees to consider the options and make the best decision for themselves and their families.

Under President Biden’s COVID-19 Action Plan, BNSF is covered by the federal mandate requiring vaccination. Effective December 8, 2021, BNSF has paused its implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate given the dynamic legal proceedings. The ultimate outcome of the federal contractor vaccine mandate is yet to be determined. It is still possible that the mandate, as it applies to BNSF, could be upheld in court in the near future. If this happens, BNSF employees would be required to be vaccinated.

Apply online at https://jobs.bnsf.com/job-invite/79270/.

BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status.

Mechanical Technician

Adams Land & Cattle is seeking a skilled and versatile individual to oversee and execute the maintenance plan of our fully automated feed mill, including preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs.

This person will be responsible for:
Overseeing and executing the preventative maintenance plan of the feed mill; conducting mill maintenance and repairs to minimize mill downtime, while also driving production and efficiency.
Troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining electrical systems, including motors, variable frequency drives, PLCs, instrumentation, sensors, and various control systems.
Interpreting basic electrical flows for troubleshooting control systems
Performing electrical work, including attachment of machines to electrical circuits.
Troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining pneumatic and hydraulic systems, including pumps, valves, cylinders, and plumbing.
Proficiently using test equipment, such as voltmeters and amp meters.
Ensuring systems operate to meet quality regulations and are optimized for efficiency.
Monitoring efficiency and downtime reports to determine actions required to meet standards.
Ensuring all mill and flaker inspections are completed to meet timelines.
Completing all necessary documentation and work orders, in addition to quality and production logs and end of day paperwork.
Becoming a go to person or feed mill authority on a majority of the mill, flaker, and boiler operations and procedures.
Maintaining a projects list on a weekly basis in order to schedule repair days.
Organizing and maintaining the mill and flaker inventories so parts and supplies are on hand.
Serving as a mentor and lead for the Mill Assistants
Supporting feedlot personnel as needed for maintaining and repairing facilities around the lot.
Operating various welding and torch equipment.
Actively seeking ways to improve efficiency and cost savings.
Working closely with all levels of the organization.
Serving as the on-call contact for nights and weekends; responding to emergency or high priority work which may, on occasion, be outside of normal working hours.

Skills and qualifications:
Mechanical interest and aptitude.
Electrical interest and aptitude a plus.
Electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and water systems experience.
Welding experience, knowledge, and skills.
Experience with PLCs a plus.
Exhibits mentoring and leadership skills.
Commitment to safety and quality culture.
Excellent verbal communication
Self-starter and ability to work independently
Ability to use analytical techniques for problem solving, coordination, and decision making.
Driven, organized, action-oriented, analytical, and able to multi-task.
Individual must be team oriented.
Technical / Vocational degree is preferred.
Proven professional communication and customer service skills.

This position requires:
Exerting 50-100 pounds of force occasionally; 25-50 pounds of force frequently; 10-20 pounds of force constantly. Standing, sitting, walking, carrying, and lifting/lowering frequently; pushing/pulling, bending, twisting, climbing, reaching/handling/grasping, and kneeling/crouching occasionally; crawling and stairs rarely.
Valid Driver’s License.

Apply online at www.adamslandandcattle.com/careers.

Lot Maintenance Assistant – $2,500 Hiring Bonus

This person will be responsible for:

Operating, maintaining, and repairing environmental sprinkler systems.
Maintaining and repairing feedlot fences and steel structures that sustain optimum cattle welfare and containment.
Maintaining and repairing water tanks and main lines.
Ensuring quality and efficient fabrication for new construction.
Supporting Machining Services activities.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

Mechanical interest and aptitude.
Welding experience, knowledge, and skills.
Any electrical, hydraulic, and water systems experience.
Commitment to safety and quality culture.
Ability to use analytical techniques for problem solving, coordination, and decision making.
Driven, organized, action-oriented, analytical, and ability to multi-task.
High attention to detail.
Individual must be team oriented.
Proven professional communication, presentation, and customer service skills.

This position requires:

Individual must be able to work in adverse weather conditions.
Exerting 50-100 pounds of force occasionally; 25-50 pounds of force frequently; 10-20 pounds of force constantly. Standing, sitting, walking, carrying and lifting/lowering, pushing/pulling, bending, twisting, climbing, reaching/handling/grasping and kneeling/crouching frequently; crawling and stairs occasionally.
Valid Driver’s License.

Apply online at https://www.adamslandandcattle.com/careers/. 

Maintenance Team Leader 3rd Shift

Position Overview:
As a Maintenance Team Leader, you will lead, motivate, drive results, and facilitate learning for a team of maintenance members to achieve the plant’s maintenance and reliability goals. You will manage daily maintenance activities, troubleshoot electrical and mechanical issues, set priorities for your team, and communicate with other maintenance and plant leaders.

• Lead, coach, and mentor a team of highly skilled Electro-Mechanical Technicians
• Ensure planned work schedules, preventive maintenance schedules, and all maintenance responsibilities are completed on time and to standard
• Set work priorities and provide direction to maintenance members
• Drive your team to accomplish reliability initiatives, including:
o Use Root Cause Analysis to find the cause of problems and issues
o Lead and provide input to PM Optimizations
o Implement and utilize predictive maintenance technologies
o Conduct Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
• Track and analyze team’s maintenance performance metrics to drive improvement
• Develop relationships and communication with Maintenance and other Department Leaders
• Identify technical skill gaps and develop members to meet those needs
• Drive innovation and problem-solving within the team and entire maintenance department
• Build team chemistry and participation
• Create an environment that makes Johnsonville the Best Place to Work
• Create a culture of safety and ensure maintenance members are working safely
• Research parts required for work orders and repairs
• Assist with continuous improvement and capital projects, especially those related to equipment and processes
• Act as the point of contact for plant maintenance during your assigned shift
• All other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Coordinator

• Associate’s Degree / Technical Diploma in Industrial Maintenance Technology or other technical discipline (Experience and knowledge will be considered for internal candidates)
• Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline a plus

• At least 4 years of industrial maintenance experience (food industry experience a plus)
• Technical team leadership experience is preferred
• Certificates or training in Maintenance Management a plus

Skills and Competencies:
• Demonstrated electrical and mechanical knowledge and troubleshooting skills
• Commitment to personal growth and a proven ability to coach and mentor others to higher levels of responsibility and skills
• Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
• Strong decision making and prioritization skills to manage multiple tasks at a time
• Highly motivated self-starter with the drive to achieve results
• Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP (or equivalent CMMS software), and Viziya (or equivalent maintenance scheduling software)

Compensation: $32-$39/hour plus shift premium. Great benefits including monthly bonus based on company performance.

Apply online at https://careers.johnsonville.com/us/en/job/46512/Maintenance-Team-Leader-Third-Shift.