Effingham - Energy Maintenance Service Tech


About The Equity

The Equity is an independent cooperative headquartered in Effingham, Illinois and has over 500 employees. Our market area currently includes 19 locations and covers South-Central Illinois and Southwest Indiana. The Equity has five divisions including: Agronomy, Grain, Feed & Livestock, Energy, and Retail Store, plus a Precision Agronomy dealership. The Equity’s mission is to deliver value to our customers through operational excellence, providing information, exploring opportunities, and supporting profitable roles for producers. Our core values, profitability, customer focus, constant improvement, integrity, and accountability have led to our success. These core values will continue to keep our company strong into the future. We hold sacred our brand promise of offering the best products, latest technology, and high-quality service, done right!

About the Position

The Equity is seeking an Maintenance Service Technician to join our Energy Department in Effingham, IL. The Maintenance Service Technician will be responsible for installation, maintenance, documentation and repair of LP gas and refined fuel systems, in addition to performing gas safety checks and assisting with monthly and end of the year inventory of LP and refined fuel parts and equipment.


Operations Office, 201  W Roadway Ave, Effingham, Illinois

Reports to

VP of Energy


Commensurate with experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Leadership Characteristics

  • Self-Motivating personality as well as team building skills
  • Knowledgeable with electric motors, fuel pumps, propane regulators and piping
  • Demonstrate ability to interact effectively with management, employees, and customers
  • Have or be able to obtain a Class B CDL license with airbrake, tanker and hazmat endorsements
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Key Responsibilities

  1. Follow all established personnel and safety policies and procedures.
  2. Install, maintain, document and repair LP gas and refined fuel systems
  3. Perform gas safety checks and complete documentation on LP systems
  4. Painting propane and fuel tanks
  5. Assist with monthly and year end LP and fuel parts and equipment inventories
  6. Attend continuing education courses.
  7. Continue to seek on-going training and educational opportunities as directed by location manager.
  8. Assist in refined fuel and LP deliveries as needed.

Work Environment

The nature of the business may require extended hours. While performing the duties of the job, the employee regularly works outside near moving mechanical equipment and is exposed to fuel vapors. The noise level can be above normal at times

Physical Demands

The physical demands include lifting objects up to 50 pounds and climbing stairs and ladders.


The employee may be required to travel to other locations, conferences, educational opportunities and other job-related activities.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.

Submit resumes to Eddie Cavanah at Eddie.Cavanah@TheEquity.com by Monday, October 31, 2022.

Effingham Equity shall not be liable for, shall not pay, and expressly rejects and disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for any commission, expense, fee or cost claimed or charged by any recruitment or employment agency, firm, or company in connection with the employment of any candidate selected by Effingham Equity for the position described above unless a written contract is executed by Effingham Equity and such employment agency, firm or company before Effingham Equity makes an offer of employment to such candidate.

Company Size201-500
Job SegmentFull-Time, Petroleum, Operations
Nearest Major MarketChampaign, St. Louis, Terre Haute, Decatur

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