Tyson Foods Maintenance Technician in Columbia, South Carolina

Maintenance Technician

Posted Date 3/13/2018

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Req Id 54724073

Unspecific Maintenance and Leads Columbia SC Columbia Plant 29201


Relocation No

Pay Type non-exempt

Position ID 11177464

Employment Type FULL-TIME


This position is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing all equipment and company assets while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


The maintenance generalist position has responsibilities to maintain, troubleshoot and repair a variety of electromechanical equipment in a food processing environment. This position requires proficiency in multiple skill clusters, such as basic electrical, electrical controls, fluid power, mechanical systems, welding, fabrication and manufacturing processes. The position will perform troubleshooting and repair, and provide technical support for all phases of the operation. The position involves standing, walking, bending, stretching, climbing, pushing, reaching and must be able to climb up down stairs and ladders. Must be willing to lift push pull up to 75 lbs. Applicant must be able to communicate with coworkers, operations personnel and management staff in resolving equipment issues. The applicant must be able to understand technical and training manuals.


One year of industrial maintenance experience or related certification in industrial maintenance setting. You must be willing to work weekends and overtime as necessary. All job offers are based on the conditions that the candidate can provide proof of authorization to work legally within the US and pass a urinalysis screening which is part of the post-offer health assessment.

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All Tyson Team Members are responsible for safety. This includes but is not limited to personal safety and food safety.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.