Maintenance Mechanic Equipment Level A- Burrel (Swing Shift)

Foster Farms
Burrel, CA 93656
United States
Job Description

Company Description

Foster Farms has been serving families since 1939. Since the founding days, Foster Farms has always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. Our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our valued TEAM Members will shine through in everything we do.

Foster Farms is always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms TEAM. We offer the experience of a large organization; however, we operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage TEAM Members to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

Pay Rate: $31.55 per hour

(Additional $1.00 per hour for hours worked between 7:00pm and 11:59pm.  Additional $2.00 per hour for hours worked between 12:00am-4:59am)

  • Safely performing all phases of maintenance, including electrical and mechanical systems (i.e. fabricating, welding, troubleshooting, repairing, installing, and performing required preventative maintenance). 
  • Maintain required records, reporting in writing any uncorrected mechanical/electrical defects and replacement parts to the supervisor.
  • Direct/instruct subordinate employees still in training (e.g. Maintenance Mechanic B, C and Trainees). 
  • Coordinating equipment downtime, services and problems with area operators and detecting potential mechanical/electrical problems and planning for repairs.


  • 3-5 years of production equipment maintenance experience.
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must have ability to lead and train lower-level maintenance personnel.
  • Physically, must be able to: Work in high places, climb ladders and stairs, work from ladders/scaffolds, also work in pits and silos (confined spaces).
  • Bend, kneel and walk frequently.
  • Move heave objects, lift and move 50 pounds,
  • Mechanically, must: Be able to make decisions and judgments on an ongoing basis. Be familiar with all phases of maintenance, including electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Know the mill flow patterns, dry as well as liquid.
  • Know the proper lubricating technique for all mill equipment.
  • Be able to perform routine services and troubleshoot and repair all mill equipment.
  • Be able to weld and fabricate to repair all mill equipment, and installation of new equipment as needed.
  • Be able to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed and able to show up on time and as schduled.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new TEAM Members.