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Christensen Farms Maintenance and Reliability Technician in Pierre, South Dakota

Maintenance and Reliability Technician

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  • Repair & Maintenance -NPC

  • Pierre, SD, USA

  • Competitive Pay!

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  • Full Time

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Looking for a fun and exciting career in farm maintenance? Christensen farms is looking to hire a Maintenance and Reliability Technician to assist in daily maintenance and repairs for our farms in South Dakota. This is a full time permanent position. We offer full benefits and provide a company vehicle to use when driving between farms.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Priority Repairs

  • Execute priority repairs as assigned

  • Technical Repair

  • Repair equipment specific to CFF and it's producers

  • Non-priority Repair

  • Perform scheduled repairs to company quality and cost standards

  • Provide service and labor for farm group

  • Perform general carpentry, plumbing, and steel repair

  • Other Projects

  • Provide labor for or lead other projects

  • Asset Maintenance Program

  • Execute maintenance procedures on assigned farms.

  • Seasonal Equipment Preparation

  • Prepare equipment for use

  • Maintain and properly store equipment not in use.

    Pay and Benefits

    We offer competitive wages based on experience. We also offer a great benefits package including health, dental, vision, a flexible spending account (FSA), life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, a paid time off bank, and an employee assistance program (EAP).


    We are one of the largest family-owned pork producers in the United States, marketing approximately 3 million pigs per year. Headquartered in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, we operate throughout the Midwest with facilities in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, and South Dakota. We own three feed mills, manage 148,000 sows on 44 sow farms and oversee more than 350 nursery and grow-finish sites. We employ nearly 1,000 people and maintain 1,500 contract partnerships. The company is vertically integrated with a strong presence across the pork value chain from farm to fork.

    At Christensen Farms, we bring passion and pride to our daily work. We know every task contributes to our noble purpose of providing safe, nutritious food to nearly 15 million people around the world. Our dedicated team encompasses people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, working together with the utmost care, safety and integrity to produce high quality pork. We also assist employees in achieving their career goals through personal and professional development. Employee innovation is key to our industry leadership. Our employees are an essential element in our success their passion drives our purpose.

    Additional requirements:

  • The worker is required to have the visual ability to perform an activity such as: operates machines, such as lathes, drill presses, power saws, and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled tasks of a non-repetitive nature, such as carpenter, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc.

  • This position will require operating a company vehicle or regular mileage reimbursement. Any employment offer extended for this position will be is contingent upon the review of the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The MVR will be reviewed to determine insurability based on CF's insurance carrier and company policy.

    Vehicle Licensing Requirements: Class D