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JBS USA Hatchery Maintenance Hourly in Enterprise, Alabama

Hatchery maintenance people are responsible for keeping all hatchery equipment running and the preventative maintenance done on all equipment equipment list follows


Tray washer


Vacuum system



A/C units


Chick counters

Evaporation Coolers

Interject machines

Unstop Drains

Replace light fixtures

Re-cam setters



Replace wheels on farm racks and hatchery dollies

Fix anything that needs repair

These folks are jacks of all trades.

They must be dependable. Our maintenance men are on call 24-7. We only have (2).

Must be able to bend, squat and lift approximately 50 lbs.. The job requires some overhead lifting of about 20 lbs when working in setters. Must be able to work in temperature up to 100 degrees in setters, there is overhead fans in the setters circulating the air however. Must be able to climb a ladder at times carrying about 15 lbs (?) weight of a 1/15 HP motor with blower wheel attached.

Must have electrical knowledge and able to work with electricity such as wiring. Motors, light fixtures, running conduit, replacing motors. We have equipment with electronic control boards must be able to work with that also.

The must climb stairs around back of the hatchery onto the roof once every month to clean filters and wash out A/C units. Any time we have problems with a A/C unit they go on the roof to make necessary repairs.

Ladders are used whenever needed. Cooling blowers and hatchery control panels that need to be worked on require ladders. Also replacing filters inside the hatchery. Turning on switches sometimes requires ladders.