Feed Truck Driver/Maintenance Technician

Texline, 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 850,000 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. 

Location:

Texline Operation in Texline, Texas

Job Description:

Cactus Feeders is actively seeking a Feed Truck Driver/Maintenance Technician to join our Texline Operation team. The Feed Truck Driver responsibilities include providing safe, efficient, and high-quality feed deliveries to the cattle. Maintenance tasks will include upkeep of facility pens and equipment, amongst other projects. A successful candidate for the position will be skilled at adapting to their work environment and working in a fast-paced environment.

Roles and Tasks

  • Delivering correct and timely ration placement
  • Participates in the maintenance and cleanliness of bunks before and after inclement weather
  • Maintains accurate ration records and reporting documentation to the appropriate managers
  • Responsible for the maintenance, cleanliness, and overall operational integrity of equipment used
  • Continual observation of cattle and surroundings to report any issues
  • Helps ensure a continuous supply of fresh water to cattle by performing repairs to the water system and tanks
  • Mows grass/weeds and sweeps bunks by operating tractor/mower; replaces broken cable, clips, or fence; paints or re-paints pens, building, etc.
  • Ensures equipment operation by completing servicing requirements specified by the manager (may include fueling, checking fluid levels, checking filters, greasing, and cleaning equipment)
  • Expected to demonstrate understanding of company policies and adapt to changes in the work environment
  • Exhibit sound and accurate judgment when observing safety and security procedures and reporting potentially unsafe conditions
  • Ability to prioritize work-related tasks and meet scheduling expectations consistently

 

 Qualifications:

  • 1 Year of relevant experience – Preferred
  • High School Degree, GED, or technical school education – preferred

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

  • Long-term sitting, driving, some lifting, and shoveling
  • Frequently ascends/descends a ladder to access feed truck
  • Constantly works in outdoor weather conditions with exposure to rain, sleet, snow, hail, heat, cold, wind, dust, etc.

Benefits:

  • Wages based on qualifications, skills, and experience
  • Competitive benefits package – health, life, dental, and vision
  • 100% paid retirement through Employee Stock Ownership Plan 




Cactus Feeders provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

  • This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.