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Electric Mechanical Maintenance Mechanic

Date:  Jul 21, 2021

Salisbury, MD, US, 21804

Req ID:  40691
Job Function:  Maintenance

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.

Nearest Major Market: Salisbury