Job - Assistant Manager Feedyard Maintenance

Job Title: Assistant Manager Feedyard Maintenance

Job Order #: EH-8668

Location: Southeast Colorado

Salary Range: $0 - $0

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: Full Benefit Package


- Undergraduate degree; or equivalent related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Knowledge of vehicle mechanics and heavy equipment
- Cattle handling, understanding cattle behavior and basic knowledge of nutrition
- Knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software and Database software
- Valid driver’s license
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form


Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for an Assistant Manager Feedyard Maintenance for a progressive cattle feeder in northeast Colorado. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
- Shares responsibility in management of non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
- Identifies current and future maintenance requirements through communication with management and production personnel.
- Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing maintenance requirements for rolling stock including feed trucks, tractors, and other heavy equipment and scheduling maintenance and repair.
- Coordinates utility repairs with appropriate service providers. Directs maintenance activities on water systems and tanks to provide continuous supply of drinking water to livestock.
- Maintains fencing and gates for cattle pens and alleys by repairing damage in a timely manner.
- Maintains roads, pens and alleys by filling in holes, controlling dust and removing accumulated manure.
- Assists in management of manure removal program including: contacting farmers, coordinating manure transporters and spreaders, making sure contracts are complete in order to comply with NPDES Regulations and enforcing Pollution Prevention Plan including: recording rainfall amounts, retention facility measurements, and conducting/documenting retention facility inspections.
- Sets a positive example for employees by modeling safe work practices and following safety rules and policies. Communicates critical safety information to employees by conducting regular safety training; monitors workplace for unsafe/noncompliant behavior.
- Manages department supplies inventory by researching costs, designing inventory systems, determining inventory levels, anticipating needed supplies and approving orders.
- Assist in planning and supervising all yard construction, renovation and replacement projects.
- Participates in development of department capital and operating budgets; manages expenses by studying historical data, anticipating needs and researching costs.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Eric Hansen at or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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