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Job Status:

Full-Time

Location:

Yuma

Pay Rate:

$18 to $21 DOE

Agricultural Equipment Mechanic

MUST APPLY IN PERSON:

2755 S. 4th Ave, Bldg. 3 Suite 104

Yuma, AZ 86364

Phone Number: (928)341-4664

Office Hours – Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Agricultural Equipment Mechanic is responsible for the installation, diagnosis, repair, overhaul, replacement and preventative/routine maintenance on all farm machinery and vehicles supporting our operation. This position is to ensure all equipment has been properly cleaned and checked for problems and repairs prior to field work. The Agricultural Equipment Mechanic will also be responsible for facilities and ground maintenance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Follow a pre-season inspection schedule and complete annual maintenance. Inspect equipment for mechanical, structural, and normal wear items.
  2. Fabricate repair parts/patches as needed through use of basic millwright skills (measurement, design, cutting, welding, etc.)
  3. Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  4. Removes defective parts by dismantling devices using hoists, cranes, hand and power tools.
  5. Assists with facilities and ground maintenance including, but not limited to ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical.
  6. Conduct inspection and maintenance of equipment.
  7. Ensure all equipment is ready for daily use.
  8. Maintain all necessary report logs.
  9. Maintain clean and organized shop as well the company equipment in good clean orderly condition.
  10. Follow all safety guidelines.
  11. Travel to fields as needed.
  12. As per season needs, occasionally need to be on call.
  13. Special projects as assigned by supervisor.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

   Competency Statement(s)

  • Communication, Oral - Ability to effectively listen to, understand, and exchange information with others.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to express one’s ideas accurately and effectively through writing.
  • Energetic - Ability to produce quality work over an extended period of time.
  • Relationship Building - Ability to develop and maintain a productive and cooperative relationship with others.
  • Confidentiality - Ability to keep sensitive information to oneself unless disclosure of such information is designated.
  • Organization Skills - Ability to establish or follow a systematic method of performing a task efficiently and effectively.
  • Mechanical – Ability to use knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance to ensure equipment and vehicles are ready for use.
  • Equipment Maintenance - Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED, required
  • Technical degree in Agricultural, Diesel or Construction Mechanics, Preferred
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred. English is required.
  • At least 2 years of mechanic work with heavy equipment and trucks is required
  • Own and maintain required personal tools
  • Valid Driver’s License required.

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Welding and fabricating skills
  • Experience in working with farm equipment is desired
  • Electrical Experience is desired
  • Experience with the safe operation of farm/manufacturing equipment is required
  • Proficient and comfortable with technology

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