Maintenance Helper/Technician

Shift:

To be determined

 

Compensation:

Competitive wages.  To be determined; depending on education and experience

 

Benefits:

We offer 401K retirement program, Paid vacation/holidays, Dental and Health Insurance

 

Job Description: 

The Maintenance Helper/Technician provides maintenance support to Master Maintenance Technicians to ensure safe, effective and efficient operation of plant equipment; conduct preventative maintenance tasks such as greasing machinery and general facility maintenance; conduct plant checks and observations to identify areas in need of repair; assist Master Maintenance Technicians with equipment repair, troubleshooting and problem solving efforts. 

 

Successful applicants could have the opportunity to advance to master level technicians within the first 3 years of employment.

 

Requirements:

Qualified candidates will possess:

  • Mechanical aptitude and a desire to learn
  • High level of personal initiative and self-driven
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently, but also as a team player
  • Availability to work some overtime and weekends
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong moral personality
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Ability to understand and verbally express ideas and instructions effectively
  • Ability to prioritize and follow-through to achieve results
  • Ability to clearly and accurately document recordkeeping requirements
  • Physical Requirements: Extensive standing and walking, climb and balance, lift up to 50 pounds
  • Conduct job requirements in a safe manner for themselves and others around them

 

Preferred Skills/Abilities (Not Required):

  • Electrical repair and troubleshooting
  • Electronics knowledge and/or experience
  • Welding knowledge and/or experience
  • Refrigeration knowledge and/or experience
  • Plumbing knowledge and/or experience

 

Job Environment:

Work is conducted in a manufacturing setting.  Majority of facility is maintained at cool temperatures.  Work does require some presence in the slaughter facility.

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