Farm Maintenance Technician - North Region
Company: Smithfield Foods
Posted on: November 17, 2023
Your OpportunityThe Farm Maintenance Technician maintains and
repairs physical structures of company buildings in accordance with
company policies and procedures by performing the following duties.
Perform preventative maintenance on farm equipment.
Correctly identify and write down parts needed to build/complete
projects to update and maintain the equipment and facility.
Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair, potable water, and ventilation
systems and their components throughout the facility.
Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair farm equipment, hydraulic,
pneumatic, and electrical systems, piping systems, and general
Perform general mechanical work including installation,
fabrication, and repair.
Ensure work is done in accordance with all farm policies and
Follow all guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures for the
Follow all safety rules and policies.
Wear proper safety equipment as required, including but not limited
to wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment, etc.
Receive written work orders or verbal instructions from the
Maintain and repair buildings' plumbing and electrical systems,
including replacing worn or defective parts such as switches or
Maintain a parts inventory.
Repair or replace building brick, stone, and concrete.
Maintain and repair wood parts of buildings.
Assist other departments with moving furniture, supplies and
Understand and effectively follow all Company policies, Company
procedures, and laws on restricted items.
Occasional weekend and on call duties as required by the needs of
the operation and the supervisor.
Internal applicants: To be eligible, exempt employees must be in
current position for at least 12 months and non-exempt employees
for 6 months . Employees on probation or suspension, or those with
a written warning within the previous 6 months are not eligible to
apply for posted jobs. Eligible employees must have their
supervisor's permission to apply. An Application for Job Posting
Opportunity form must be completed and submitted by posting
deadline. A Resume must be submitted at the same time as the
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so
classified. May perform other duties as assigned. QualificationsTo
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals to perform the essential functions.
High School Diploma or GED, required.
Associate degree in Industrial Maintenance, Electrical or related
1-2 years mechanical/maintenance experience, required.
Possess good mechanical skills, including repair of gearboxes,
Knowledge of AC/DC controls and power electricity
Knowledge of Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and Piping Systems.
Experience in Fabrication and welding.
Ability to sketch, read, and understand technical drawings and
Basic mechanical, electrical and plumbing skills are required.
Basic computer skills
Customer service skills
Must have a current Driver's License.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while
building strong working relationships and a positive work
Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics & physical
demands described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to use hands to finger, handle, grip, or feel; reach with
hands and arms; and talk or hear.
The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; stoop; kneel;
crouch; crawl; sit; climb; or balance.
The employee will regularly work at elevated heights and in
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to seventy-five
pounds or more and regularly lift and/or move up to fifty
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and
ability to adjust focus.
Career BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit
smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.Why Work at Smithfield Foods? We
are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their
concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company.
PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees
drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and
rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at
Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong
career with training designed to help you advance
professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer
excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time
employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our
culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the
future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va.
since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with
agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs
globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly--"
and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated
protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for
more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments
to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and
reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain
by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity
and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our
communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic
brands, such as Smithfield -- , Eckrich -- and Nathan's Famous -- ,
among many others. For more information connect with us on
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. EEO/AA Information
Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace
diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected
veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other
protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by
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