2nd Shift Maintenance Electrical- 2 positions 1

Date:  Feb 10, 2024

Georgetown, DE, US, 19947

Req ID:  71182
Job Function:  Maintenance

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


Perform all assigned Electrical Technician duties within class to include equipment repairs, PM’s, diagnostics, troubleshooting and emergency response on equipment. Hours vary due to production need, generally 4p-2a or 8p-5a

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

#1 Read and understand equipment manuals.

#2 Responsible to move throughout the facility, reach vertical heights up to 150’ to perform repairs, PM’s, and monitor equipment in both open and confined spaces.

#3 Performs preventive maintenance as assigned which includes but is not limited to repair, diagnostics, cleaning, lubrication, upgrading, of machinery, scales, printers, necessary computers, etc.

#4 Fix equipment when a breakdown occurs.

#5 Walk, carrying boxes, tools and machine parts on wet and greasy floors for distance over 100 foot during performance of job function.


And more as explained in the job description

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent.

Experience Requirements

0 - 2 years experience. Reading, writing, math and analytical skills required. Valid drivers license (Class C) required. Required skills may also include trouble shooting switches, 3 phase motor and service light fixtures and ballasts.

Experience Preferred

Must be able to read, write, and speak English.  Must be able to do shop math and be able to interpret drawings.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Work in temperatures varying from below 32ºF to above 75ºF with humidity varying from ambient to 100%, noise exposure up to 100 decibels and visual light intensity varying from 50-200 foot candles.

Included are exposure to chlorine, ammonia vapors, carbon dioxide (10 ppm), dry ice, lubricating oils, caustic detergent, butanone, ethanol, aluminum chloride.

Must have the ability to move through the facility and carry required equipment, tools which could weigh as much as 100 lbs.

Must wear FR rated clothing as required.



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.


Nearest Major Market: Delaware