PAB-Union Elevator Operator Trainee

Perdue Farms | Chesapeake, VA

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Posted Date 9/11/2019

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.


GRAIN ELEVATOR OPERATOR TRAINEE - Operates grain receiving, unloading, transfer, storage and drying equipment. Provides assistance to maintenance personnel in completing assigned task. Provides housekeeping and general labor duties throughout the grain elevator.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities


Operates grain receiving equipment. Operates grain drying equipment. Operates grain transfer and load out equipment. Assists maintenance mechanics in the performance of assigned task. Performs routine housekeeping requirements as directed. Performs other routine labor task as directed. Performs all work within the safety guidelines established by local state, and federal agencies as well as company policies..

Minimum Education

High School or equivalenty preferred

Experience Requirements

Reading, writing, math and analytical skills

Experience Preferred

1 year preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Able to move freely throughout the facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), carrying tools and equipment (0-100 pounds), exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db) and chemicals (MSDS sheets available). Must be able to wear protective equipment to include self-contained breathing apparatus

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.

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