Nutrient System Technician

Full time @Christensen Farms in Other Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 40807
  • Experience Prior experience preferred

Job Description

Position Overview & Responsibilities: Perform animal mortality, manure, and water system operational tasks in a timely and efficient manner. Complete schedule projects to timeline and quality standards of company. Effectively work with production and maintenance staff to maximize quality of work and productivity of departments.

 

Major Areas of Accountability:

ANIMAL MORTALITY SYSTEM OPERATIONS

  • Daily pick up and removal of animal mortalities according to biosecurity protocols.
  • Daily operation of mortality disposal system
    • Incinerator
      • Load mortalities
      • Removal and dispose of ash
    • Composting
      • Create compost windrows
      • Turn compost windrows
      • Dispose of completed compost material
    • Rendering
      • Dropoff mortalities
    • Complete required animal mortality system monitoring forms.

MANURE SYSTEM OPERATIONS

  • Complete required manure system monitoring forms
  • Monitor manure storage levels
  • Monitor lift station operations
  • Operate manure separator
  • Remove manure solids from manure separator and deliver to the fields.

EQUIPMENT OPERATIONS

  • Operate wheel loader, tractor, skid-steer, manure application equipment (liquid and solid), and other equipment as needed with accuracy.
  • Cleaning of equipment including but not limited to power washing

 

WATER SYSTEM OPERATIONS

  • Monitor water system operations

 

TECHNICAL REPAIR

  • Repair equipment specific to CFF and its producers

 

NON-PRIORITY REPAIR

  • Perform scheduled repairs to company quality and cost standards.
  • Provide service and labor for farm group
  • Perform general carpentry, plumbing, and steel repair.

 

OTHER PROJECTS

  • Provide labor for or lead other projects
  • Asset Maintenance Program
    • Execute maintenance procedures on animal mortality system (wheel loaders, tractors, skid-steer, trailers, incinerator, etc).
    • Execute maintenance procedures on manure system (manure storage areas, lift stations, manure separators, etc).
    • Execute maintenance procedures on assigned farms.

 

SEASONAL EQUIPMENT PREPARATION

  • Prepare equipment for use
  • Maintain and properly store equipment not in use.

 

SITE CARE

  • Landscape maintenance, weed eating, seeding, and tree planting projects.
  • Operate lawn mowing and other site care equipment such as weed trimmer, pesticide sprayers, and tractors.
  • Participate in snow removal, grounds keeping, and various seasonal preparations.

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