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John Deere Des Moines Skilled: Pipefitting & HV Maintenance in Ankeny, Iowa


You have selected to complete a profile at John Deere Des Moines Works for the Skilled Trades– Pipefitting & HV Maintenance position. Pipefitting & HV Maintenance employees install, inspect, maintain and repair all factory pipe systems, such as water, gas, oil, sewer, washroom, and toilet facilities. They must install, inspect, maintain, repair and adjust all types of heating, ventilating and refrigeration equipment, temperature and pressure controls. In addition, they are expected to:

  • Proficiency in hydraulics, pneumatics, industrial plumbing, commercial plumbing, have a good understanding of plumbing tools equipment and machines

  • Possess the understanding of technical drawings and calculations

  • Possess pipe fitting and steam fitting knowledge

  • Perform tasks necessary to support operations in a team environment

  • Support preventative and predictive maintenance programs to maximize equipment uptime

  • Work with minimal supervision

  • Work shifts (choice of shift based on seniority)

Desired qualifications for this position include:

  • Possess Journeyman card

  • Possess Plumbing license

  • Completed Certified Apprenticeship program or proven 4 years’ work experience trade

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.