Smithfield Foods
Farm Maintenance Technician
At a glance
Location: US-CO-Yuma Map
Posted: 09/02/2019
Closing: 10/01/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Smithfield Foods
Job description

Summary: Working under the direction of the maintenance leader is responsible for building repairs and maintenance work at farm sites.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
1.Responsible for maintenance and repairs as requested by production and directed by the maintenance leader including:
•Scheduling work with the applicable farm leader including arranging for help from a farm employee if needed.
•Minimizing driving time by assuring appropriate supplies for each job are stocked on the service truck.
•Completing work in a timely manner and submitting a final report on the work order to the maintenance leader.
2.Responsible for preventative maintenance as scheduled by the maintenance leader.
3.Responsible for being in compliance with all environmental laws and procedures to which Murphy Brown subscribes. Report all environmental issues immediately to their supervisor.
4.Read and understand the company’s emergency notification process and will be responsible for reviewing that policy at their worksite.
5.Ensures the farm working environment is safe, by ensuring use of proper safety equipment, and taking action to prevent hazardous conditions and meet Department of Labor OSHA requirements. Utilizing and working with the Injury Prevention System (IPS).
6.All other duties as assigned.

Job requirements

Job Requirements:
•Must have good communications skills.
•Must have valid driver’s license and be able to operate a 4WD truck and trailer.
•Ability to operate a tractor, forklift and other heavy equipment preferred
•Minimum of 3 years’ experience in general and preventative maintenance or a related field.
•Excellent mechanical abilities.
•Electrical experience preferred
•Welding skills preferred.
•Bilingual preferred (Spanish & English)
•Must have good organizational skills.
•Must follow strict biosecurity rules
Essential Job Functions:
Must be able to walk and stand on concrete for 9 – 12 hours per day.
Must be able to climb over, under and around barn equipment.
Must be able to lift 50lbs. on a regular basis.
Must be able to tolerate animal dander, manure, dust, odors, and frequently noisy conditions.
Must be able to do basic math and record accurate records.

Special Job Requirements:
Rotating days off requires weekend and holiday work.
Must be able to work evenings and weekends when necessary.

Farm Maintenance Technician