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United States of America
Manufacturing and Operations

Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.




Summary:  The Maintenance Mechanic will operate, repair and maintain a variety of machinery and mechanical equipment including engines, motors, pneumatic and conveyor systems, gears, hydraulics and other machinery. 

Key Responsibilities:

Level I: 

  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance according to schedule and direction.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems, and applying precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Lubricates and cleans parts, equipment and machinery..
  • Uses hand and power tools in a safe manner.
  • Learns and follows all safety procedures and Trident Protocols.

Level II:  Responsibilities of Level I plus:

  • Performs regular inspections of key components and operations, notifies supervisors of issues or deviation from procedures.
  • Follows diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications, troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hand and power tools; examining parts for defects and root cause analysis.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains rolling stock equipment.
  • Sharpens and reshapes tools as necessary.

Level III:  Responsibilities of Level I and II plus:

  • May supervise a small team or shift.
  • Initiates purchase orders for parts and machinery as needed.
  • Possesses skill set of a machinist and fleet technician.

Additional Responsibilities (all levels): 

  • Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions 
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings

Minimum Requirements



Level III – A minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a mechanic, preferably in a manufacturing setting. 

Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.