Moline, Illinois

**Primary Functions:**

+ Installs, inspects, maintains and repairs all factory pipe systems, such as water, gas, oil, sewer, washroom, and toilet facilities.

+ Installs, inspects, maintains and repairs and adjusts all types of heating, ventilating and refrigeration equipment, temperature and pressure controls.

**Types of Machines, Tools and Equipment Used or Operated:**

Pipe-fitter’s, steam-fitter’s, plumber’s tools, hand and power pipe cutters, bending and threading machines, ladders, testing equipment for pneumatic and electrical controls and small hand tools.

**Job Details:**

Work is not closely supervised. Employees must maintain a safe work environment. Details are dependent on duties assigned but in general consist of the following:

+ Plans work sequence, inspects, tests, regulates and analyzes trouble.

+ Makes minor repairs, such as replacing or repairing pulleys, belts, valves and traps on ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.

+ Installs, maintains and repairs control devices for caustic and oil quench cooling systems, water cooled tocco generators, tractor wash and gasoline withdrawal systems.

+ Installs pumps, nozzles, valves, traps, gages, meters, regulators, filters.

+ Regulates and maintains gas mixing inspirator, converting natural gas to BTU requirements.

+ Lubricates and cleans equipment.

+ Cleans work area and performs other miscellaneous duties inherent to the job.

+ Installs pipe for hydraulic systems.

+ Installs sprinkling systems and dry box valves and recharges fire extinguishers.

+ Directs helpers, assists electricians in connection with above duties.

+ Operates and maintains sewage disposal system.

+ Works shifts (choice of shift based on seniority).

**Minimum Qualifications:**

+ 4 years industrial pipefitting experience

**John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.**

Moline, Illinois

We at John Deere are passionate about finding a way to give back to those who have served our Country.  Working for a John Deere dealership or factory is bigger than just a job.  It's growth in oneself, on a path to achieving all you hoped to accomplish. It's pride in your community, from the first customer you serve to supporting the community.  It's knowing that what you do helps to feed, clothe, and shelter the world. It all starts with you. Starting here. Starting now!

Interested in joining the industry's best?  At John Deere, veterans will find: 

•  A higher sense of purpose – helping those the farmers and infra-structure workers that feed and shelter the world 

•  A team-based environment focused on supporting the customer

•  A never-ending desire for continuous improvement - We are looking for leaders, change agents, different perspectives 

•  Market leading pay and benefits

John Deere actively welcomes transitioning active duty service members to participate in internship opportunities at our dealership and factory locations across the United States.   Timing of the internship is mutually agreed upon between the service member, her/his commander.  Potential opportunities include:

•  Dealer technicians – Nationwide opportunities

•  Factory production roles at 16 major facilities– assembly, welders, machinists, skilled trades

•  Support roles – IT, supply chain, logistics, engineering, human resources

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