Farm Maintenance / Construction

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Pillen Family Farms
Hastings, NE
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 diverse position is responsible for many aspects of farm operations from the maintenance/construction perspective.

  • Position will require handling maintenance/construction at sites including general maintenance, general construction, welding, part replacement, curtains, barn repair and feed system repairs, etc.

  • Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • General welding/wire feed welding.

    • Operating/repairing fan/heater controls.

    • Focus on Critical Control Points and functions.

    • Cool Cell controls and repairs.

    • Curtain machine controls and repairs.

    • Installing and repairing filter boxes and filters.

    • Checking farm for air leaks during filtration.

    • Feed system repairs (feed bins, feed lines, feeders)

    • Replace electrical motors on fans, feed lines, etc


  • Must be able to reach, bend, and stoop frequently.

  • Continuous walking and standing; a minimum of 8 hours per day.

  • Frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and complete assignments in a timely manner.

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

Pillen Family Farms