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Perdue Farms, Inc. Union Soy Electrical Maintenance Mechanic in Chesapeake, Virginia

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.


Are you looking for a stable company that provides great pay and great benefits? If you answered yes to either of those questions, your career starts now.

Perdue AgriBusiness, LLC has an immediate opening for an experienced Industrial Electrical Maintenance Mechanic at our facility on Barnes Road in Chesapeake, Virginia.

What can we offer you? Success starts here. We offer competitive pay with a flexible benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, paid time off, and 401(K) savings options.

The essential functions of this position include performing assigned mechanical work to include equipment repairs, preventative maintenance, emergency breakdown and equipment failure. This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on Mechanical and Electrical equipment

  • Diagnose failures to mechanical and electrical equipment and make repairs

  • Rebuild mechanical and electrical equipment

  • Fabricate sheet metal and conduit

  • Compile and complete paperwork relative to repairs to include but not limited to work orders, time cars, and job cards

  • Perform all work within safety guidelines established by local, state , and federal agencies as well as company policies

  • Respond to calls after hours and on weekends to repair mechanical equipment failures

  • Perform other assigned tasks as assigned

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent

Advanced electrical training preferred

Experience Requirements

2 - 4 years of related industrial work experience. Reading, writing and analytical skills are required. Must have all personal tools and have the ability to learn to use and operate hand tools and industrial shop equipment.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.