Maintenance Technician for Poultry Facility (Day Shift)

Job Type: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift
Work Location:

Job Description:

Southern Hens is looking for a Maintenance Technician with industrial maintenance experience. Under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Technician will be responsible for performing general maintenance and repairs on facility equipment and property structures, in addition to performing grounds maintenance. All work will be done in compliance with USDA, EPA, Hazmat and OSHA safety rules and regulations. If you have prior experience in a maintenance role at a manufacturing or poultry company, we encourage you to apply for this position today. Welding experience is a plus.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Perform minor building, HVAC, plumbing, electrical and painting repairs as necessary
  • Repair mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Implement preventative maintenance measures
  • Maintain inventory of repair equipment and supplies
  • Complete inspections of offices and laboratories with Maintenance Manager
  • Respond quickly in the event of an emergency, notify appropriate personnel and follow safety protocol
  • Perform other maintenance duties as requested


Position requirements

  • Physically capable of lifting 50 pounds unassisted
  • Experienced in operating a variety of equipment, including forklifts, scissor lifts, small hand tools and shop tools
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work well with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and follow specified procedures


Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our employees safe, we have sanitizing stations as you enter and exit the facility and in each break areas. CDC social distancing is observed. Temp checked upon entering the security gates. Employee masks available.


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*Southern Hens Inc is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws concerning discrimination in employment. No question in this application is intended to elicit information in violation of any such law nor will any information obtained in response to any question be used in violation of any such law.
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