Pipe Fitter

Mechanical Services · Des Moines, Iowa
Department Mechanical Services
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Are you an experienced pipe fitter and enjoy a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment? Do you like to have a new challenge every day? Are you looking for a career that will challenge you and aid in your career growth?

If that appeals to you, you could be just the person we are looking for to fill our Mechanical Services/Pipe Fitter Technician role!

Riley Resource Group is a collection of related companies who serve the agricultural industry and the communities in which we live and work. Feed Energy Company is an agribusiness firm primarily engaged in producing a high-energy, liquid feed ingredient and is a part of Riley Resource Group. The company produces and distributes throughout the Midwest scientifically balanced ingredients specific to customers’ needs. For more than 30 years, turkey, poultry, swine and other livestock producers have relied on Feed Energy for blending animal and vegetable oils to specific caloric content. We value service to our customers, each other and the communities in which we live and work. Quality and Integrity are core values of our organization. From the moment you walk through our doors you will understand, we are not your average agricultural company.

In the Mechanical Services/Pipe Fitter Technician position, you will be part of a team that installs and maintains customer tanks and related equipment. You will support the Feed Energy production plants as well.

Check out some of the other key job duties of this role!

  • Plan and lay out work to meet job requirements.
  • Examine un-serviceable customer tanks, meters, valves, and pumps to determine actions to be taken to improve conditions. Perform routine mechanical functions including: electrical, pipe fitting, welding, etc. as needed with a focus on system efficiencies.
  • Provide recommendations to customers regarding services on tanks, meters, valves, and pumps.
  • Troubleshoot and problem-solve customer problems, complaints, or concerns as they arise, either in person or over the phone.
  • Follow safety rules and ensures safety training and compliance is up-to-date.


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 4-7 years’ experience in pipe fitting required. 
  • Drivers' license is required as there is travel involved, up to 70% of the time.
  • Knowledge of pumps, industrial equipment, welding, general maintenance and troubleshooting all required. 

Working Conditions:  Primarily in the field at customer locations as well as in our production plants. 

If this job sounds like a fit for you, please apply today! Relocation Available! 


  • Full benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability
  • Generous 401k match (up to 6%)
  • Profit-sharing for all employees
  • Continuing education
  • Annual bonuses based on performance
  • Wellness reimbursement up to $300 a year
  • Two weeks of PTO that start accruing immediately and increases to three weeks at 2 years and four weeks at 5 years! 

This position is an opportunity to work for an organization that values your goals and aspirations. An opportunity to be inspired by leaders in the industry and to inspire others.

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  • Location
    Des Moines, Iowa
  • Department
    Mechanical Services
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience