1st Shift Maintenance Technician

Waverly, NE, United States

Job Description

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by October 1, 2021 for Corporate based team members and by November 1, 2021 for Plant and Warehousing based team members.
Los solicitantes seleccionados para este puesto deben estar completamente vacunados contra el COVID-19 como condición de empleo. La verificación de la vacuna se requerirá para el 1 de octubre de 2021 para los compañeros de equipo con base en la sede (corporativa) de la empresa y para el 1 de noviembre de 2021 para los compañeros de equipo en las plantas y almacenes.
Job Details:
Wage Type: Hourly
Department: Maintenance Technician I
Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor
1st shift: 6:00am – 2:30pm
SUMMARY: Performing as part of a team that maintains and repairs machines in a production setting, including preventive maintenance and identifying solutions to better meet performance goals.

  • Set up equipment or machines
  • Adjust production machines and related equipment, according to maintenance schedule, manufacturer's service manuals and production tolerances
  • Inspect machines and troubleshoot to detect potential malfunctions
  • Replace repaired parts or install new parts to restore machine to operating condition
  • Lubricate grease fittings and moving parts of machine and other preventive maintenance requirements as directed by supervisors
  • Complete Preventive Maintenance and work orders in a timely manner
  • Work within safety guidelines at all times
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Ability to use hand tools and trades type tools
  • Ability to learn new processes with minimal supervision
  • Basic knowledge of electrical motors
  • Ability to troubleshoot a variety of machines
  • General knowledge of HVAC, Plumbing, compressed air and welding
  • Ability to use hand and power tools in a safe and effective manner
  • Understand and follow oral and written direction
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Ability to perform duties listed on Mechanic Level I checklist
  • Strong mechanical background required
  • Must be at least 18yrs of age
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.

Education and/or Experience:
  • Associates degree in Mechanics/Automotive or Electrical Technology preferred
  • 1-2 years’ experience in Facility Maintenance and/or Automotive Mechanic

Communication Skills:
  • Must be able to read, write and comprehend the English language in order to communicate well

Physical Requirements / Environment:
  • Stand/Walk: Continuously throughout shift
  • Lift/Carry: Frequently (1-10 lbs), Occasionally as required with assistance (up to 35-50 lbs.)
  • Other Physical Requirements:
    • Frequently; bend/stoop, squat, crawl, climb, reach above shoulder (2-3 ft.), crouch, kneel, push/pull, grasp
  • Physical Environment: Continuously: Working around moving machinery, working in a damp, slippery and cold environment (Below 40° F)
    • working around moving machinery, in areas with marked changes in temperature and humidity, exposure to dust and fumes, occasionally working at unprotected heights, around and amongst dead birds and a strong chicken odor, some tight or confined space areas

Relocation Assistance Eligible: No

Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)
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Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
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