Maintenance Mechanic A

Perdue Farms | Forsyth, GA

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Posted Date 12/30/2021

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


The purpose of this position is to maintain pasture coops, brooders, holding sheds. PM and Repairs as needed.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Repair damages to coops – by welding and replacing parts.
  2. Monitor coop damage and work with pasture live operations to repair coops and make them operational again.
  3. Maintain and monitor coops for Poultry Welfare guidelines (log daily work done).
  4. Assist director of farm development with any needs.
  5. Must operate fork lift to maintain coops.
  6. Help oversee construction of new pasture coops being built.
  7. Maintain Holding sheds, repair/replace all parts needed within coops to function properly.

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent.

Experience Requirements

Vocational/technical school or equivalent training for 2 years in four areas on the maintenance classification requirements. Emphasis in MIG and TIG welding, Electrical, Plumbing and Sheet Metal. Must provide own basic tools.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

1. Position is active. On the plant floor activities such as troubleshooting and re-design of existing systems are routine. 2. May need to move equipment occasionally. 3. May need to access files, supplies and equipment. 4. Position requires an associate to have the ability to move throughout the complex and all facilities. .5. When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces. May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity. May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db. May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility. Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.

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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