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Perdue Farms, Inc. Electric Mechanical Maintenance Mechanic in Salisbury, Maryland

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 opening for an experienced Electric Mechanical Maintenance Mechanic in Salisbury, MD . This position will be responsible for performing assigned electrical and/or mechanical duties within scope of classification to include equipment repairs, preventative maintenance, emergency breakdown, and equipment failure.

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 cards, and job cards.

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

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

Minimum Education

  • High School Graduate or GED (required)

  • BS Degree - Information Technology, Industrial Technology or Electronics (preferred)

Experience Requirements

  • 3+ years of electrical experience

  • Valid State Driver’s License

  • Strong math, analytical and communication skills

  • Strong knowledge of standard computer software

  • Mandatory to maintain at least level 1 Thermographer Certification (through Perdue)

  • Industrial Electronics / Instrumentation

  • Must pass the following Rockwell automation classes

  • SLC 500 Advanced programming

  • RSLogix 5000

  • DeviceNet

  • Proficiency in Panel view programming

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Able to move freely throughout the Division facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), carrying tools and equipment (0-100 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.

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.