GENERAL JOB STATEMENT
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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform general troubleshooting, diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments
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
Maintain wean bus cleanliness (power washing and sweeping)
Maintain accurate DOT inspection records
Follow all NFP production policies
Other Requirements and Responsibilities
Attend staff meetings and training meetings as scheduled
Follow all safety rules and practices and encourage coworkers to do the same
Follow all applicable bio-security measures per NFP policies
Regular, consistent attendance
Any and all other tasks and responsibilities as may be required by NFP
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Strong organizational skills
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
Ability to communicate effectively
Valid class A CDL driver's license
Meet and pass DOT physical requirements
MVR must meet insurability requirements
Experience 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.
While 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.