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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 Facilities Operator will operate, maintain and repair various machinery and equipment in a designated area such as edible oil production, meal production, water treatment and fuel farm.

Key Responsibilities:

Level I:

  • Uses hand tools to perform basic adjustments and maintenance to equipment under the supervision of a senior operator.
  • Monitors various operation indicators to such as fuel or material levels and auger speeds to ensure equipment is operating properly.
  • Assists with other operating tasks under direction of a senior operator.

Level II – all responsibilities of level I plus:

  • Performs or supervises startup and shut down of equipment in assigned area as appropriate.
  • Performs basic adjustments and maintenance independently as directed by a supervisor or senior operator.
  • Lubricates and cleans parts, equipment and machinery.
  • Collects, logs and maintains information and data as needed to meet Trident and regulatory standards.
  • Observes mechanical devices in operation to detect and locate issues.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of company, industry and regulatory SOP’s,codes and standards.

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • 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



Education: HS diploma or equivalent

Qualifications: 2 years’ experience in applicable operator position or similar experience, HAZWOPER certified.


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.