Yetter Farm Equipment

Maintenance Technician

Open position: Maintenance Technician 


Job Summary:  Will perform general maintenance and repairs for assigned equipment and facilities including plumbing, electrical, basic carpentry, heating and cool, and other building systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:       

  • Performs preventative maintenance inspections and services on all machines and equipment.
  • Inspects and identifies equipment or machines in need of repair.
  • Troubleshoots issues to determine necessary repairs.
  • Plans repair work using blueprints, equipment manuals, and parts catalogs.
  • Reports and records damaged, worn, or broken parts.
  • Uses hand tools, power tools, electronic test devices, and other specialized equipment.
  • Uses computer to maintain records of repair work, inspections, and routine maintenance.
  • Coordinates with supervisors and departments to schedule regular maintenance on machines.
  • Collaborates with maintenance supervisor regarding new products being added and modifications that will be required.
  • Complies with safety regulations and maintains a clean and orderly work area following 5S 1 principles.
  • Adheres to and supports the ISO 9001:2015 standards.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED required. Associates Degree or certification in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance preferred.
  • Previous experience in a related role preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of single and 3-phase electrical as well as control wiring.
  • For safety, performance, and productivity, must be able to read, write and speak English and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and use measuring instruments; read, interpret, and follow instructions, work orders, and engineered drawings.
  • PLC programming experience preferred.
  • Basic computer skills and ability to learn software and programs.
  • Basic understanding of production and/or manufacturing environment.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read and understand all safety operating procedures and to use all safety features and equipment.
  • Ability to qualify for and retain fork lift licensure.
  • Ability and availability to work any shift and required overtime, which may include longer shifts and/or additional shifts in the workweek.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.


Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Physically active position requiring medium to heavy work with consistent lifting of up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires pushing and pulling up to 75 lbs.; requires exerting force.
  • Requires being able to stand and walk for long periods of time; 98% of the shift, including overtime, requires standing and/or walking.
  • To perform the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, squat, reach to, below or above shoulder level/overhead, lift, carry, push, pull and use hands and/or fingers to handle, grasp, manipulate, grip and use tools.
  • Essential duties and responsibilities are typically performed while standing or while intermittently sitting, walking, bending, kneeling, climbing, crouching or stooping; requires reaching, pushing, pulling, and gripping/grasping.
  • Visual acuity and hand/eye coordination; requires the ability to see and hear.
  • Regular exposure to noise and vibration from pneumatic tools, moving machines, fumes, and occasionally airborne dust and particles.
  • Regular exposure to seasonal temperature changes in the work environment.
  • Requires steel/composite safety footwear that meets ANSI standards and safety eye protection at all times.
  • Hearing protection required in specified areas.

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