Pipestone System Filter Compliance Tech in Elkton, South Dakota

##Job Description

Essential Functions

  • Review all structural areas of the farm to ensure they are adequately biosecure.
  • Make sure the exterior areas of the farm are biosecure, including rodent baiting, feed bin management, composting and general area outside of the farm.
  • Make sure the interior areas of the farm are biosecure, including filter audits, rodent baiting, and fan and shutter maintenance.
  • Complete daily audits of the open and closed fans. Record all backdrafts and repair as necessary.
  • Review all exterior doors and critical access points on each facility to check for back drafting.
  • Observe each fan and/or chute on a daily basis, addressing faulty issues as needed.
  • Monitor inventory of all equipment and supplies in bio secure areas.
  • Make sure airlock protocols are adhered too.
  • Make sure D/D (disinfection/downtime) Room and protocols are adhered too.
  • Inspect transition areas, making sure they are clean and protocols are being followed when in use.
  • Conduct routine attic inspections to monitor filter effectiveness.

Marginal Functions

  • Assistance in swine production areas within the farm as time allows

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Education:High School Diploma or GED Preferred

Experience:2+ Years Livestock Experience with High School Diploma Preferred

Training:My Pipestone New Hire Courses

  • Introduction
  • Animal Welfare
  • Biosecurity
  • Employee Handbook
  • PQA
  • Safety

Additional Position Related My Pipestone Assigned

Monthly Animal Welfare, Biosecurity and Safety Topics (combined)

Annual Safety Refresher Training

Work

* Environment:* Agricultural swine environment in rural area

Noise levels that require hearing protection in some areas

Gestation, farrowing, and small swine care processes

Physical

* Requirements:* Standing, walking and ability to be on feet 8 to 10 hours per day

Frequent bending, reaching, squatting and kneeling

Frequent use of one or both hands/arms to grasp or pull

Frequent lifting of objects weighing 3-20 pounds

Occasional bending while pulling and/or lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds, or requiring up to 50 pounds of force to move

Occasional bending while pulling and/or lifting objects weighing up to 100 pounds or requiring up to 100 pounds of force to move with the assistance of another person as needed

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Must be able to print and/or write legibly

Additional

Requirements:Must be able to work weekends

Must have reliable method of transportation to get to work

ALL ADDRESSES: Elkton, SD

FULL-TIME: Full-time

Job Title: Filter Compliance Tech

Location: Kodiak-20314

Req Num: 18-581