Yard Maintenance Crew

Hereford, TX

About the Company:  

Cactus Feeders, Inc., is an Amarillo, Texas-based producer of commercial fed cattle and market hogs. Originally founded as a family company in 1975, Cactus Feeders is 100% Employee Owned with its 800+ employees producing a million fed cattle and 700,000 market hogs annually with gross revenues of over $1 Billion. The Company has cattle feedyards throughout the Texas Panhandle and Southwest Kansas with hog operations in Iowa, South Carolina, and Georgia. 


Job Description:

The welder will be responsible for assisting in repair/maintenance /fabrication projects around the feedyard. 


About the Position:

  • Operate welding shop equipment to prepare components for welding
  • Assist in fabricating metal production components by using cutting torch and welding equipment
  • Assist in pipe fitting and bolting up flanges by using the proper techniques and tools to complete task
  • Operates a variety of equipment and machines including arc welding equipment, saws, jointers, and other hand and power tools
  • Aids other maintenance trades projects as assigned or as necessary
  • Performs other related tasks and assumes responsibilities, as may be assigned by proper authority
  • Able to work in team environment and able to execute self-directed assignments with little supervision
  • Able to work in elevated areas, in a variety of environmental conditions (heat, cold, dust, etc), climb stairs/ladders, sit, and stand for extended periods
  • Able to lift 50 lbs
  • Exhibit regular and prompt attendance
  • Display strong communication skills (oral and written)


  • High school, GED, or completion of Technical or Trade School certificate (Preferred, but not required)
  • 1-2 years of Welding and Fabrication experience (preferred but not required)
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting


Pay and Benefits: 

  • Compensation based on experience and skillset
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Packages
  • 100% Paid Retirement through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401K
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave