Controls/Electrical Technician

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Pillen Family Farms
Humphrey, NE 68642
United States
Category Farming Jobs
Job Description

Pillen Family Farms is a family owned business located in Nebraska. We market approximately 2 million pigs annually. As a family-owned and family-focused farming operation, great care goes into everything we do. From family members to team members, to even our pigs we believe in treating others with respect and as part of our family.

Job Description:

  • This is an electrical position that is highly involved in the controls that keep our farms safe.

  • Responsible for working with our key software that allows individuals to know that the health of our pigs and their environment are in good working order.

  • Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

    • Installing, trouble shooting and repairing of controls system (Dicam, Airstream, ChoreTime) and other electrical components.

    • Install, troubleshoot and repair Hawk alarm systems

    • Install, troubleshoot and repair BinTrac feed inventory system

    • Perform electrical preventative electrical maintenance at farm sites to insure continued equipment operation without emergency breakdowns or failures

    • Trouble shoot and repair electrical and controls on all swine facility systems

    • Run conduit, pull wires and terminate circuitry for facility remodeling or addition of equipment

    • Repair or replace utility disconnects, transfer switches and distribution panels.

    • Perform troubleshooting and repairs to propane heating systems.

    • Perform general troubleshooting and repair to electrical generators.

    • Help with general electrical work and other technicians as needed.


  • Basic knowledge of electrical components including breakers, relays, switches, and control devices.

  • Ability to safely operate power tools, including saws, drills, etc

  • Must have the drive and willingness to learn technical items related to the electrical field.

  • Efficiently be able to organize, prioritize, and complete assignments in a timely manner.

  • Ablility to work well in urgent situations and find solutions.

  • Comply with all bio-security, safety, and animal welfare policies.

Pillen Family Farms