Perdue Farms, Inc.

MAINT TECH

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Description/Job Summary

  • Responsible to maintain Pine Grove sow farm equipment, buildings, and manure hauling.
  • Work along with other team members to ensure that timely and proper repairs are made.
  • Assist Managers in Capital Improvement projects on each respective farm.
  • Assist in daily hog production in times of staff shortages.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Equipment Maintenance:  Manure scraper adjustments, lubrication of corner wheels and drive sprockets, and all feed supply lines.
  • Equipment repairs:  Feeders, waterers, gating, roofing, siding, curtains, manure scrapers, and conveyors.
  • Machinery maintenance and repair:  Oil and Filter, lubrication of all moving parts, tire repairs, parts removal and installation.
  • Grounds Keeping:  Mowing, weed eating, road grading, herbicide application on perimeter fence lines and around buildings, and general cleanup.
  • Manure and compost removal and spreading.
  • Keep Service truck stocked and supply needed tools, materials, and guidance to keep all employees working effectively and efficiently.
  • Any other duties assigned, requested, or directed by immediate supervisor.

Required Education

Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Qualifications

  • Experience working with and caring for livestock.
  • Experience working with and maintaining farm machinery and equipment.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Ability to lead by example, and work with a team of 2-5 people.
  • Ability to problem solve, be a critical thinker, goal oriented, and a team player.

Details

Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.