Perdue Farms | Chesapeake, VA

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Posted Date 1/31/2019

Perdue AgriBusiness, LLC has an opening for a Union Maintenance Mechanic for our Soy Crushing facility in Chesapeake, Virginia. This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.


  • Performing routine mechanical and equipment repairs
  • Troubleshooting equipment function issues
  • Cutting and welding to perform preventative and corrective machine repairs
  • Working at heights; steel fabrication, use of hand tools
  • Conducting OJT with mechanics, and coordination of daily and emergency work

Required Education

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent, further education is preferred

Required Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of related work experience
  • Strong reading, math, analytical and communication skills
  • A valid state driver’s license
  • Must have knowledge of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, drives type and alignment, belts and sheaves, chains and sprockets
  • General industry safety knowledge


Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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