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Title:  Maintenance Technician, 1st Shift  Req ID:  1542

City, State: Mocksville, NC

Classification:  Nonexempt 

Recruiter:  Leah Hutchins


Brakebush Brothers is a family-owned company which celebrated their 95th Anniversary in 2020. Throughout the years, with the help of a dedicated, experienced workforce, Brakebush has kept the same ideals that our founders started - providing the highest quality products to meet the needs of restaurant operators, schools, healthcare facilities, convenience stores and everyone who wants to serve their customers great tasting chicken.

POSITION: Maintenance Technician - 1st and 3rd shift
HOURS: 4 days/12 hours; Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends, and holiday
COMPENSATION: $23.91 - $34.26 hourly; Based on qualifications and skills
REPORTS TO:  Maintenance Supervisor

POSITION SUMMARY: Perform preventative maintenance, troubleshoot, and maintain plant equipment. 



  • Safely perform routine preventative maintenance on facility equipment using basic hand tools.
  • Effectively troubleshoot equipment and minimize production downtime events.
  • Assist with various work orders throughout facility. 
  • Input tasks completed in SAP and other required computer programs.
  • Communicate with managers and employees within maintenance and in other departments throughout workday and respond appropriately to maintenance requests.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned 


WORKING CONDITIONS:  Exposure to varying environmental conditions, both indoor and outdoor, temperatures ranging from warm to very cold, heavy noise, humidity, moving vehicles, slippery floors. Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds, as well as standing, walking, kneeling, climbing and bending for majority of shift. Employees are required to wear appropriate PPE for tasks assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum one year experience in a maintenance role within a manufacturing facility preferred (food and beverage industry experience a plus). Minimum one year experience with one or more technical skillsets preferred: Electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, computer-controlled equipment, PLC and/or HVAC. Minimum one year experience with a variety of equipment preferred (including lubricating, cleaning, material handling, motor control, relay control, process control and packaging equipment). Must have basic math skills (adding, subtracting, multiplying in units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals). Complete and maintain required safety trainings (such as Lock Out/Tag Out, Powered Industrial Truck certifications, Hazcom.)

Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test and background check are required.

Brakebush Brothers, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in our hiring, training, or promotion policies. We will not discriminate against job applicants or employees for reasons of race, religion, color, sex, handicap, age, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Please see our Benefits Page to learn more about the amazing Health and Wellness Benefits offered to our employees!

Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem