Tyson Foods Maintenance Generalist 2nd Shift in Wilkesboro, North Carolina

Maintenance Generalist 2nd Shift

Posted Date 6/4/2018

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Req Id 54903486

Nights Maintenance and Leads Wilkesboro NC Wilkesboro Food Service Plant 28697


Relocation No

Pay Type non-exempt

Position ID 11121250

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.


This position is responsible for performing mechanical and electrical duties. Must have knowledge of electrical and mechanical, such as motor wiring, control wiring, running conduit, and pull wiring. Must have knowledge of NEC, electronics, PLC, Computers, etc. Must be able to grease, change oil, and clean various plant equipment. Must be able to monitor equipment and computer boards. Must be able to troubleshoot mechanical problems using detailed schematics and blueprints. Must be able to work safely to ensure proper usage of ammonia and other equipment. Must be able to work with fragile devices that require precise attention. Standing, walking, bending, stretching, turning, climbing, pushing, pulling, and reaching are required in all areas. Must be able to work on and inspect all equipment. Lifting 50+ pounds is required in many areas. Must be able to tolerate climates ranging from very cold to very hot and from very wet to very dry. Must be able to climb up and down stairs to get to and from the work areas.


Requirements Must have at least two years of experience in the maintenance field. This position will be for 2nd shift (nights). Must be able to work other shifts when necessary. Maintenance crews at times work 7 days per week. Scheduling can include some major holidays. Must have a valid Driver s License and be able to obtain a company license. Must be able to pass all mechanical knowledge and hands-on tests within 30 days. Must be able to understand and agree to follow Safety Rules (i.e. Lockout Tagout). Must be able to comply with OSHA standards. Must be able to train in and use Self-Contained Breathing Air Packs. Must be able to read and write and have a basic knowledge of math. Must be able to move freely throughout the facility (indoors and outdoors), over and around equipment, people and obstacles. Must have good hand eye coordination. Must be able to climb ladders. Must be able to reach, lift and work overhead. Must be able to walk, sit or stand for the duration of the shift. Must be able to communicate with other maintenance personnel to receive and pass along information. No beards allowed for safety reasons.

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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.