This is a split position consisting of farm maintenance and wean piglet movements. Responsibilities will include the daily performance of construction maintenance and repair projects on the farm as well as assisting with the daily aspects of piglet movement, loading, unloading and transportation of piglets from the sow farm to finishing sites.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
general troubleshooting, diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and
Perform all maintenance tasks related to heating,
ventilation, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, locksmithing, welding and other
miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Assist with all aspects of piglet movement Loading,
unloading, and transportation of piglets
wean bus cleanliness (power washing and sweeping)
accurate DOT inspection records
all NFP production policies
Requirements and Responsibilities
staff meetings and training meetings as scheduled
all safety rules and practices and encourage coworkers to do the same
all applicable bio-security measures per NFP policies
and all other tasks and responsibilities as may be required by NFP
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Work effectively and non-defensively with a variety of personalities.
Work effectively and non-defensively with live animals.
Ability to be a team player and assist other areas as needed.
Must have strong cleanliness habits at all times.Able to follow instructions
to communicate effectively
class A CDL driver's license
and pass DOT physical requirements
must meet insurability requirements
in swine industry preferred but not required
Interacts closely with the Sow Farm Manager, farrowing and nursery technicians.
Should have the ability to communicate with transportation maintenance
regarding daily DOT inspections.
performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary
ambulatory skills sufficient to move throughout the farm and bus; the ability
to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb 2 and 4-foot gates, manipulate
(lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 50 pounds.