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Pipestone System Filter Compliance Tech- Shetek in Currie, Minnesota

##Job Description

Essential Functions

  • Review all structural areas of the farm to ensure they are adequately biosecure.
  • Make sure the exterior areas of the farm are biosecure, including rodent baiting, feed bin management, composting and general area outside of the farm.
  • Make sure the interior areas of the farm are biosecure, including filter audits, rodent baiting, and fan and shutter maintenance.
  • Complete daily audits of the open and closed fans. Record all backdrafts and repair as necessary.
  • Review all exterior doors and critical access points on each facility to check for back drafting.
  • Observe each fan and/or chute on a daily basis, addressing faulty issues as needed.
  • Monitor inventory of all equipment and supplies in bio secure areas.
  • Make sure airlock protocols are adhered too.
  • Make sure D/D (disinfection/downtime) Room and protocols are adhered too.
  • Inspect transition areas, making sure they are clean and protocols are being followed when in use.
  • Conduct routine attic inspections to monitor filter effectiveness.

Marginal Functions

  • Assistance in swine production areas within the farm as time allows


Education:High School Diploma or GED Preferred

Experience:2+ Years Livestock Experience with High School Diploma Preferred

Training:My Pipestone New Hire Courses

  • Introduction
  • Animal Welfare
  • Biosecurity
  • Employee Handbook
  • PQA
  • Safety
  • Additional Position Related My Pipestone Assigned
  • Monthly Animal Welfare, Biosecurity and Safety Topics (combined)
  • Annual Safety Refresher Training

Work *Environment:*

  • Agricultural swine environment in rural area
  • Noise levels that require hearing protection in some areas gestation, farrowing, and small swine care processes

Physical *Requirements:*

  • Standing, walking and ability to be on feet 8 to 10 hours per day
  • Frequent bending, reaching, squatting and kneeling
  • Frequent use of one or both hands/arms to grasp or pull
  • Frequent lifting of objects weighing 3-20 pounds
  • Occasional bending while pulling and/or lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds, or requiring up to 50 pounds of force to move
  • Occasional bending while pulling and/or lifting objects weighing up to 100 pounds or requiring up to 100 pounds of force to move with the assistance of another person as needed
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Must be able to print and/or write legibly

Additional *Requirements:*

Must be able to work weekends and have reliable method of transportation to get to work


FULL-TIME: Full-time

Job Title: Filter Compliance Tech- Shetek

Location: Shetek Farms LLP-20138

Req Num: 20-638