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YARD MAINTENANCE


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Job Title: YARD MAINTENANCE
Location: Malta, ID, West United States, USA
Company: Five Rivers Cattle Feeding LLC
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Animal Production - Beef
Career Type: Maintenance/Repair
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary:
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 JOB TITLE: Maintenance - Yard

REPORTS TO: Manager Yard Maintenance and Assistant Manager Yard Maintenance

FLSA STATUS: Hourly, Ag exempt

FUNCTION: Assists in various capacities around yard department including pen maintenance, groundskeeping, painting, cleaning, and tank washing/repair. Performs the following duties.

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.

• Identifies pens to be cleaned through communication with management and receiving personnel.

• Maintains road surfaces, bunk pads, pens and alleys by filling in holes, controlling dust and removing accumulated manure; takes care to leave hard pack intact while also maintaining pen slope and grade; operates heavy equipment.

• Helps ensure continuous supply of fresh water to cattle by performing repairs to water system and tanks.

• Mows grass/weeds and sweeps bunks by operating tractor/mower; replaces broken cable, clips or fence; paints or re-paints pens, building, etc...

• Ensures operation of equipment by completing servicing requirements specified by manager (may include: fueling, checking fluid levels, checking filters, greasing, and cleaning equipment).

• Complies with all applicable safety rules and policies.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Valid driver's license.

• Heavy Equipment Operator

• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

COMPETENCY:

Expected to demonstrate understanding of Company policies, adapt to changes in the work environment, exhibit sound and accurate judgment, observe safety and security procedures, and report potentially unsafe conditions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Occasionally to frequently this job will require lifting, push/pull, carry, bend, stoop, crawl, climb, stand, sit, kneel/squat, twisting, walking, running, grasping, squeezing, reaching, turning. Have the agility to walk through cattle pens and move swiftly if conditions warrant, walking on uneven surfaces and over fences. Must complete work in all weather conditions.

I understand that these are my primary duties and that I may be asked to perform other duties, either in my work area or in other departments, to contribute to the success of Five Rivers.

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Job Post Date: 12/09/15
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