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Sow Farm Maintenance Technician Job in Oakwood, Ohio US

Sow Farm Maintenance Technician


Posted: 4/20/2021 - Expires: 6/30/2021

Job ID: 226448497


Job Description

OBJECTIVE: The primary goal of this position is to perform daily general maintenance and repair projects at sow farms.

QUALIFICATIONS: A successful candidate for this position will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in maintenance and facilities management. Must be self-directed and able to work on projects independently.  Must be detail-oriented, able to accomplish tasks through the cooperation of other people and be experienced in some type of maintenance.

SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic knowledge of general maintenance practices (welding, electrical, carpentry, plumbing, etc.). The ability to work effectively with a variety of personalities in a live animal setting.  This person must be a team player and able to assist in other areas of the farm as needed.  Must have strong cleanliness habits at all times and maintain a valid driver’s license and insurability.


  1. Perform highly diversified duties for installation and maintenance of production and facility equipment and machines.
  2. Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities.
  3. Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  4. Communicate as needed with contractors/vendors to coordinate needed materials and supplies.
  5. Perform general troubleshooting, diagnosis, replace or repair parts, and testing.
  6. Use a variety of hand and power tools.
  7. Monitoring and maintaining appropriate ventilation systems.
  8. Perform all maintenance tasks related to heating, ventilation, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, welding and other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  9. Regular and routine communication with farm manager and division manager.
  10. Dependability in attendance is essential to this position.
  11. Jobs must be completed in a timely manner.
  12. Follow all bio-security measures according to Cooper Farms Biosecurity policies.
  13. Follow all safety rules and practices and encourage coworkers to do the same.
  14. Other duties as may be assigned to fulfill responsibilities of this position.
  15. Attend scheduled meetings and trainings as deemed necessary by the company.

In all areas described above, the individual should project a positive image, cooperate and communicate well with management and staff, promote safety and the future growth of the company. 

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
$15.25 - $17.90 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4

Workplace Documentation: 4