Farm Technician

Lebanon, CT

Posted: 02/09/2023 Division: Life Sciences Job Number: JN -022023-16388

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Farm Technician:
  • Title: Farm Technician
  • Location: Lebanon, CT
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Salary: $16 an hour and up for training then paid daily $218.40 a day
  • Shift: Wed- Sun 6am-2pm
  • Employment Type: Direct Placement
Assist where needed in the areas of hatchery, brooding, house management, egg processing, egg pickup, packing, crew and grounds.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assist in a number of different areas on the farms: hatchery, poultry houses (brooding and production), egg processing, packing, egg pickup, house recycles, vaccine bird houses, bird moves, and grounds upkeep.
  • Perform all required duties associated with the SPF hatchery, including hatching of chicks, beak treatments, chick sorting, dubbing, cleaning equipment.
  • Assist with the maintenance and upkeep of all company facilities and grounds, including mowing, trimming, pesticide and herbicide application, snow removal, light maintenance.
  • Operate egg sanitizing machine, collection tables and conveyance systems; collect eggs, process; grade, re-inspect and pack eggs according to packing standard operating procedures (SOPs) and/or special customer instruction.
  • Monitor and maintain bird condition by observing feather cover, temperament and body weights.
  • Monitor and adjust as needed feed, water environmental conditions and ventilation systems for the production house.
  • Euthanize birds as required by management and remove dead birds.
  • Perform required environmental testing.
  • Perform required health testing, blood sampling, cloacal swabs, fecal material sample collection.
  • Accurately complete required recordkeeping documents/forms.
  • Perform general housekeeping duties and basic maintenance of equipment.
  • Adhere to biosecurity procedures in the performance of all duties.
  • Adhere to the company s animal welfare policies.
  • Disinfect supplies, equipment, the building entry lock system and rooms according to SOP
  • Follow the company s environmental health and safety policies and practices.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Job Conditions and Physical Effort:
  • Exposure to chemicals, dust and odors
  • Frequently works near moving, mechanical parts
  • Occasionally works in high, precarious places
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions as well as other outdoor conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move about the farm and inside production buildings, positioning self to perform tasks at various heights.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Required to wear protective clothing, gloves, hair net, various respirator types.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Light maintenance and agriculture experience preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Valid Driver s License
  • Demonstrated accuracy in record keeping. Must be available to work any day of the week. Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the Staffing industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to match professionals rapidly and precisely to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.
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