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(USA-MN-Willmar) Maintenance Technician – Night Shift at Headstart Hatching

Clarkfield, MN | Posted 1 month ago

Headstart Hatching is seeking a diligent and reliable individual to join our team as a Maintenance Technician covering the night shift!   The Maintenance Technician is responsible for all routine maintenance of the Headstart Hatching Hatchery including controlling systems and/or robotic equipment.  They find alternative mechanical solutions, through proactive and creative approaches, along with collaborating with others in basic repair work and maintenance. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: + Assists with the general building, maintaining, and repairing of the facility including: + HVAC, plumbing, electrical, security and fire alarm systems + Exterior buildings + Cleaning, sanitizing and repairing restrooms and other facilities + Emptying and cleaning trash receptacles + Floor maintenance + Painting and pressure washing facilities + Operates and maintains vehicles, equipment and buildings including: + Lawn mowers + Power tools + Vehicles + Small tractors, forklift + Other maintenance equipment + Responds to major project maintenance work orders and daily work orders/assignments related to common areas, buildings and other facility maintenance. + Conducts frequent checks around the hatchery, monitoring the hatchers and incubators and the temperatures and pressures in the hallways. + Receives, stores and issues equipment, material, merchandise, tools and supplies.  May order materials and supplies with prior approval from management. + Drives vehicles for pick-up and delivery services. + Records and maintains maintenance logs. + Ensures that all maintenance practices and services comply with state guidelines (e.g. Building standards, EPA, etc.). + Conducts routine on-site safety checks and maintains work areas, equipment and surrounding grounds to prevent the existence of unsafe conditions. + Follow all company regulations pertaining to bio security, animal welfare and safety.  The ideal candidate will have the following educational and experience background: + High school diploma or equivalent (GED). + Minimum of two (2) years of experience in the maintenance and repair field. + Valid Driver’s License. + Basic carpentry and construction skills. + Understand occupational hazards and utilize standard safety procedures. + Basic carpentry and construction skills. + Good problem-solving and time management skills. + Bilingual in Spanish and English is preferred + Ability to read and understand English Who We Are: Headstart Hatching is the first turkey hatchery in the world to hatch commercial poults with immediate access to feed and water from the moment the hatchling leaves the egg and throughout their stay from hatch to the farm. This industry-changing technology will eventually be shared with the world, but first we’re going to put it to good use for our region’s benefit. Located in Willmar, MN, we are part of a family of companies that have made this place our home for over 75 years, and Headstart Hatching is the next (and not last) company we’ve committed to build here. Benefits at Headstart Hatching: We are proud to offer a generous benefit package in addition to competitive compensation. Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance options, a Health Savings Account with company match, 401K plan with company match up to 4% of your compensation, PTO accrual, two personal days per year, holiday pay, company paid short and long term disability, and company paid life insurance. Apply Online or to Further Inquire, Contact: Rachel Weiss | Talent Acquisition Specialist [email protected] 320-222-9790 Powered by JazzHR

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