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Plant Maintenance

W. Atlee Burpee & Co. the leading supplier to the American home gardener has an immediate opening for a Plant Maintenance, 1st shift position.   This position will be tasked with performing any and all technical or manual duties directed by the Manager to keep the facility and production assets of the company operating safely and productively. Includes mechanical, plumbing, and electrical tasks requiring an above average core competence in those areas of maintenance.

Key Responsibilities:
• Install, upgrade, or repair any and all necessary electrical projects of 220V or less in nature.
• Install, upgrade, or repair any painting, carpeting, plumbing, sheet rock jobs as directed.
• Install, maintain, or upgrade any production equipment as directed.
Maintain the yard (summer) and roadways (winter) to keep exterior clean and safe as directed.

Qualifications:
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
• Ability to operate warehouse equipment including forklift and scissor lift
• This position will require the use of ladders.  
If you meet the requirements and qualifications, please email your cover letter with salary requirements, and resume to hr@burpee.com - Subject line “Plant Maintenance – Job Code 2014-4” or log onto our website at www.burpee.com and click on “employment link”.  COVER LETTERS/RESUMES WITHOUT REQUESTED INFORMATION WILL BE CONSIDERED LAST.   NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Un-qualified candidates need not apply.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

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