Maintenance Crew - Yard R&M Department

Hereford, TX

Location: Southwest Feedyard – Hereford, Texas

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. 


Job Description

Southwest Feedyard is 1 of 10 Cactus Feeders Feedyard locations based in Hereford, Texas. Our team is seeking an individual to join our maintenance crew in the Yard R&M Department. A good candidate for the role would be goal orientated, motivated, and skilled in the maintenance and repairs of vehicles/machinery.  


Job Responsibilities:

  • Adhere by all OSHA safety rules and regulations regarding shop operations and safety  
  • Perform daily housekeeping duties of the shop   
  • Wash water tanks and upkeep all feedyard facilities
  • Work in a timely and efficient manner  
  • Work in a fast-paced environment  
  • Work directly with the shop manager  
  • Other duties as assigned 

 Physical Requirements:  

  • Stand for 8-10 hours a day  
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs  



  • High School Diploma or GED (preferred)
  • Minimum of 2 years of mechanical experience (preferred)
  • Quick learner with the ability to adapt
  • Team player with the ability to communicate effectively with others  


Pay and Benefits:  

  • Full time position
  • Hourly pay based on experience and skills
  • Bi-weekly paycheck with direct deposit
  • Competitive and affordable insurance packages – Health + Dental + Vision
  • 100% paid retirement through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)  
  • 401K