Tyson Foods Maintenance Generalist in Forest, Mississippi

Maintenance Generalist

Posted Date 1/9/2019

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Req Id 55726447

  • Nights
  • Maintenance and Leads
  • Forest
  • MS
  • RVAF-Forest
  • 39074


Relocation No

Pay Type non-exempt

Position ID 11152858

Employment Type FULL-TIME


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.


Must be able to use basic hand tools. Requires basic mechanical or maintenance skills, knowledge in areas of welding, hydraulics, basic electricity, power transmission, pneumatics plumbing, 1 year or more experience in welding and industrial maintenance, able to read understand assignments, able to communicate orally in writing, able to hear respond to two-way radio, able to lift 50 pounds, climb stairs and ladders up to 60 feet, able to stand for long periods of time, withstand extreme hot, cold, inclement weather odors, basic knowledge of math, able to use various electrical pneumatic power tools equipment. May monitor boiler and perform chemical test on boiler. May be required to read drawings schematics of hydraulic basic electrical systems. Must be certified to operate various pieces of gas hydraulic motors lifts. Performs duties such as welding, cutting, minor electrical repair, removing, replacement of motor shafts, couplings, pumps, augers, water steam pipes, lines, systems. Prefer individual be respirator qualified. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. Willing to further education by outside training, company testing program vendor training. Any applicant meeting minimum requirements may be c


Applicants who have worked for Tyson three times will not be considered. Minimum 3 year waiting period from last Tyson employment. You must have 6 months of work history with one employer within the past 12 months. Applications are only active for the current month in which you applied. Applicant will need to reapply next month and have an active application to be considered for employment.

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All Tyson Team Members are responsible for safety. This includes but is not limited to personal safety and food safety.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.