Maintenance Apprentice in Temperanceville, VA at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

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Career Description

This position is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing all equipment and company assets while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


Monitors the equipment during production and makes any necessary repairs or adjustments Documents any corrections required Performs preventive maintenance on weekends Rebuilds equipment as required Assists with installation of new equipment Assists with maintenance throughout the entire facility as required. Manually able to grease, change oil, and clean various plant equipment. Monitor equipment and computer boards. Trouble-shoot mechanical problems using detailed schematics and blueprints


Must have good hand-eye coordination Capable of moving equipment, machinery, etc., in excess of 40 pounds when needed. Must be able to work on and inspect equipment, which may involve bending, turning, stooping, twisting, and climbing. Able to move freely throughout the plant over and around equipment, people and other Obstacles. Must be able to tolerate climates ranging from very cold to very hot and form very wet to very dry. Must be able to communicate and get along well with others. Must be able to climb ladders Must be able to reach, lift and work overhead Must be able to walk, stand or sit for the duration of the shift Must be enrolled at ESCC in an industrial technology, electronics, HVAC or electrical field.

Tyson Foods, Inc. voluntarily participates in the E-Verify system and uses all tools made available by the federal government to confirm the employment eligibility of all team members. Persons offered employment with Tyson Foods are required to provide documentation proving their employment eligibility, and all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the E-Verify process.