Silver Bay Seafoods

Iron Butcher Mechanic

Seasonal Non-Exempt

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Silver Bay Seafoods, a well-established Alaska based seafood company is looking for an experienced Iron Butcher Mechanic for our processing facility in Alaska.  If you are looking for a stimulating environment where you can help create something in a safe work environment, we'd like to hear from you.


The incumbent will maintain, repair and install Iron Butcher processing machinery and other fish processing equipment such as food grade conveyors (plastic and stainless), processing pumps (meat and water), grinders, and a variety of salmon, herring and crab processing equipment. The incumbent sets an example for the department staff in work ethic, safety adherence, and attitude.


  • Troubleshoot, adjust and repair Iron Butcher and similar heading and gutting machines to achieve maximum recovery and quality.
  • Rebuild and maintain pumps.
  • Troubleshoot, repair and build hydraulic and pneumatic system components.
  • Troubleshoot, build and repair conveyors.
  • Weld and fabricate aluminum or stainless.
  • Work in a safe manner and takes action to correct or report safety hazards
  • Recognize operator errors and correct their behavior in a constructive and instructive manner.


General Knowledge and Skills

  • Able to adjust to the rigorous seafood work environment.
  • Willing to follow directions, carry out duties with a sense of urgency and have better than average attention to detail.
  • Experienced in multiple mechanical skills, including general knowledge of millwright, hydraulic, pneumatic, plumbing, building maintenance, fabricating and welding processes.

Working conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Position will require long shifts 12-18(+) hours a day, 6-7 days a week in cold, wet and humid conditions.
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.) and carry materials from one point to another.
  • Must be able to stand, bend, twist and constantly be on the move.

Personal Attributes

  • Demonstrate a sound work ethic
  • An eagerness to learn and the desire to do quality work
  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Be flexible and self-motivated
  • Positive attitude


Silver Bay Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age.


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