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The Baader Technician I performs skilled machine maintenance work at production facilities and/or onboard vessels at various locations as assigned. This work includes assembling, rebuilding, repairing, and maintaining Baader fish filleting machines, Baader fish trimming machines, Baader scaling machines, Baader fish skinning machines, and/or Baader fish mincing machines by performing the following duties:

Key Responsibilities:

• Repairs and maintains the Baader electrical systems (includes angle encoders, clock generators, proximity switches, limit switches, step motors and controllers).

• Repairs and maintains the mechanical systems of fish filleting machines (includes chain drives, bearings, belt drives, pulleys, back guides, bone guides, step motor belts, and gearboxes).

• Sets and adjusts the machine’s guides, knives, spike chains and sliding blocks in accordance with operational specifications and safety procedures.

• Makes adjustments to ensure that the desired conversion factors and yield ratios are being successfully achieved.

• Tests the machines to verify step motors and tooling are set up and running properly.

• Completes related maintenance documentation which may include machine logbooks, work orders, test reports, part inventories and part orders.

• Performs previously listed responsibilities on Ryco, Berger, etc. process equipment.

• Understands and able to implements safe work procedures.

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.

• Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.

Minimum Requirements





• Completed ‘Baader Tech Training Objectives’ for level I. • Mechanical and/or electrical training or experience, and/or equivalent training or experience.


• High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


• Baader Certificate or equivalent training and experience.

Special Training/Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to supervisor and other employees of the organization. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to potentially extreme outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Must be capable of working long and variable work shifts for extended periods of time. Shifts may range from 4-18 hours but are typically 12-14 hours (with breaks). The length varies depending on project demands and travel requirements.

Mental Activities:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to understand English, and utilize teamwork skills. The employee is frequently required to speak English, and use decision making skills. The employee is occasionally required to use interpersonal, customer service, mentoring, problem analysis, training and supervision skills. The employee will be occasionally required to read and write English, perform basic math, exercise independent judgment, and use discretion.

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.