Farm Maintenance Tech - Near Sioux Falls, SD
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Job DescriptionFarm Maintenance Tech - Near Sioux Falls,
SDObjective: Complete general maintenance and repairs as directed
by the maintenance lead. Timely and quality work and respect to the
facilities while working.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
- Ensure execution of maintenance procedures to achieve maximum
productivity and meet deadlines.
- Contribute to the improvement of facilities and reduced total
- Provide timely and accurate work order information to
Production Staff, Repair and Maintenance Lead and Administration
regarding maintenance progress or challenges.
- Ensure care and proper use of company assets, including
vehicles, tools and equipment.
- Understand and ensure application of biosecurity
- Ensure safety requirements are met and safe practices are
- Demonstrate strict adherence to company policies and
- Assist with maintenance projects at sow farms as needed.
- Complete projects as assigned by team lead. POSITION
SPECIFICATIONSEducation: Experience in an agricultural or
construction management focus preferred or adequate experience in
the maintenance field in lieu of degree. WILLING TO
TRAINExperience: Position requires minimum one year
mechanical-related experience. Individual must have a strong desire
to learn equipment operations and perform repairs and maintenance.
Position requires strong communication skills and the ability to
work collaboratively with operational leaders. Individual must be
profit driven, customer oriented and have the ability to apply
independent thinking and judgment to address conflict
resolution.Work Environment: Agricultural swine environment in
rural areaNoise levels that require hearing protection in some
areas Physical Requirements: Standing, walking and ability to be on
feet 8 to 10 hours per dayFrequent bending, reaching, squatting and
kneelingFrequent use of one or both hands/arms to grasp or
pullFrequent lifting of objects weighing 3-20 poundsOccasional
bending while pulling and/or lifting objects weighing up to 50
pounds, or requiring up to 50 pounds of force to moveOccasional
bending while pulling and/or lifting objects weighing up to 100
pounds or requiring up to 100 pounds of force to move with the
assistance of another person as neededAbility to communicate
effectively both verbally and in writingAbility to attend and
participate in meetings of various lengths Additional Requirements:
Must qualify to drive a company vehicle per insurance company
requirements based on driving record.Occasional overnight
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