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JOB TITLE: Assistant Manager Yard Maintenance
REPORTS TO: Manager Yard Maintenance
FLSA STATUS: Ag Exempt, Salaried
FUNCTION: Assists in directing and coordinating activities of workers engaged in farming, manure management, repair, maintenance, and installation of equipment, maintenance of buildings, grounds, and systems by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.
? Shares responsibility in management of non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization''s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
? Identifies current and future maintenance requirements through communication with management and production personnel.
? Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing maintenance requirements for rolling stock including feed trucks, tractors, and other heavy equipment and scheduling maintenance and repair.
? Coordinates utility repairs with appropriate service providers. Directs maintenance activities on water systems and tanks to provide continuous supply of drinking water to livestock.
? Maintains fencing and gates for cattle pens and alleys by repairing damage in a timely manner.
? Maintains roads, pens and alleys by filling in holes, controlling dust and removing accumulated manure.
? Assists in management of manure removal program including: contacting farmers, coordinating manure transporters and spreaders, making sure contracts are complete in order to comply with NPDES Regulations and enforcing Pollution Prevention Plan including: recording rainfall amounts, retention facility measurements, and conducting/documenting retention facility inspections.
? Sets a positive example for employees by modeling safe work practices and following safety rules and policies. Communicates critical safety information to employees by conducting regular safety training; monitors workplace for unsafe/noncompliant behavior.
? Manages department supplies inventory by researching costs, designing inventory systems, determining inventory levels, anticipating needed supplies and approving orders.
? Assist in planning and supervising all yard construction, renovation and replacement projects.
? Participates in development of department capital and operating budgets; manages expenses by studying historical data, anticipating needs and researching costs.
? Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
? Undergraduate degree; or equivalent related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
? Knowledge of vehicle mechanics and heavy equipment.
? Cattle handling, understanding cattle behavior and basTo apply please click on APPLY TO THIS POSITION