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Perdue Farms, Inc. Electric Mechanical Maintenance Technician in Cofield, North Carolina

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.


Perdue AgriBusiness has an immediate opening for an Industrial Electromechanical Maintenance Technician at our facility in Cofield, NC . The essential function of this position is to perform electrical and mechanical maintenance to ensure the reliability of our AgriBusiness assets. We are looking for experience candidates, however if you are willing to invest in training via an electrical apprenticeship program for enthusiastic candidates wiling to learn.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Installs, repairs and maintains machinery by utilizing both electrical and mechanical skills and knowledge

  • Properly perform electrical and mechanical preventative maintenance plans to ensure the reliability of assets

  • Install and diagnose basic electric circuits and PLC controlled equipment

  • Servicing and maintaining equipment including motors, conveyor systems, power transmission systems, and other production-related equipment

  • Communicating with the production team and maintaining a clean and safe work area

  • Completing and submitting maintenance reports and preventive maintenance logs

Minimum Education

  • High School or equivalent

  • Ability to work in confined spaces, at various heights, and in prevailing weather conditions

  • Must have a current valid state driver's license

Experience Requirements

  • Electrical or mechanical education or training is preferred

  • Good knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems maintenance

  • Experience welding, Mig and Stick

  • Experience with power transmission systems, pumping systems, conveyors, pneumatics and hydraulics

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Good time management skills

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is active. Able to move freely throughout the AgriBusiness facilities to include climbing vertical ladders (0 - 150'), carrying tools and equipment (0 – 50 pounds), exposure to extreme temperatures (0 - 100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db) and chemicals (MSDS sheets available). Must be able to wear protective equipment to include self-contained breathing apparatus. Required to travel to remote AgriBusiness facilities.

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.