Senior Electronics Technician/Electrician

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Description/Job Summary

Electronic Technicians act as resources to plant teams to ensure that they have the proper technical support needed to perform their day-to-day tasks. They are responsible for troubleshooting, analyzing, and repairing breakdowns or malfunctions of electrical equipment. The Senior position performs all assigned Electronic Technician duties within class to include equipment repairs, PM’s, diagnostics, troubleshooting and emergency response on equipment.

This position is for 3rd Shift. 


  1. 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. 
  2. Use of vehicle to transfer self, tools and equipment, voltage meters, testing equipment, soldering equipment,  to perform and meet the electronic knowledge, skills and abilities of a “A” Electronic Technician per attached sheet. 
  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. Have programming knowledge of PLC’s, Panel view Programming, and Weight ronix Simpose rSoftware. 
  5. Have the ability to diagnose and repair circuit board level repair. 
  6. Have the ability to diagnose and repair circuit board level repair. 
  7. Respond to emergency breakdowns during both on and off duty hours to ensure operations continue on a 24 hours a day basis. 
  8. Generates and submits paperwork relative to work performed, such as daily work orders, parts requisitions, and any related to meetings, safety, etc. 
  9. Perform all equipment repairs and daily work within OSHA regulations, lockout/tag-out, and Perdue safety book guidelines.  
  10. Communicate as necessary to all other Electronic Technicians daily issues, fixes, needed repairs, emergency repairs, as well as any needed scheduled repairs needed for weekend work. 
  11. Must be NFPA 70E, CPR and First Aid Certified

Required Qualifications

  • Strong reading, communication, math, writing and analytical skills are required
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 5-7 years of experience as Industrial Electrician
  • Posses knowledge of electrical motors, controls, PLCs, lighting systems and general wiring methods.
  • Be able to read blueprints, schematics and interpret same
  • Must be NFPA 70E, CPR and First Aid Certified.
  • Valid Driver;s License
  • At least 18 yrs of age
  • Legally authorized to work in the United State
  • Exposed to existing weather conditions while outside work is performed willing and able to work around dust, feathers, animals, and various cleaning chemicals
  • Exposed to air born dust, chemicals such as hexane, caustic soda, but a one, ethanol, aluminum chloride. 
  • Must have the ability to move through the facility and carry required equipment, tools which could weigh as much as 100lbs. 
  • Must wear required safety equipment including self-containing breathing apparatus as required.
  • Must wear FR rated clothing as required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 or more years of technical college
  • 5-7 years of experience in industrial electrical role in the poultry industry


Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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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.