Farm Mechanic in Belle Glade, FL

King Ranch Inc

Job Description

Perform major repairs and maintenance for all fleet farm equipment and vehicles.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Repair electronic and computer ignition systems (computer ignition systems) not required but willing to learn.
  • Repair carburetor and fuel injection systems.
  • Repair air conditioning systems.
  • Repair drive trains and hydraulic systems.
  • Perform repairs of gas and diesel engines.
  • Repair electrical systems.
  • Perform welding repairs as needed.
  • Competency in the use of hand tools, power tools, welding torches, welders and general shop equipment.
  • Operation of equipment and vehicles for test purposes.
  • Followed required safety procedures.
  • Keep work area and equipment clean.
  • Work a ten (10) hour shift, five to six days per week with extended hours as necessary.
  • Transport parts to shop and/or field.
  • Perform all safety requirements identified in the Job Safety Analysis (JSA) sheets.
  • Attend and participate in company safety programs.
  • Assist in training new employees.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE DESIRED:

  • Requires experience in mechanic and willing to learn in a team environment.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

  • Requires valid Florida driver’s license.
  • Requires ability to understand oral and written instructions with ability to convey ideas and information relating to assigned tasks.
  • Requires successful completion of a company drug screening.
  • Requires ability to properly handle and manage fuels, lubricants, solvents cleaners, paints, oils and various other products located in the shop.
  • Requires ability to follow directions from a supervisor.
  • Requires ability to interact effectively with co-workers.
  • Requires ability to understand and comply with posted work rules.
  • Requires ability to accept constructive criticism.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS (Lifting, Bending, Stretching, etc.)

  • Requires ability to stand and walk for long periods of time and performance of repetitive bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, grasping, squeezing, pushing, and pulling.
  • Requires moving materials weighing up to fifty (50) pounds.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and at various heights.
  • Requires ability to withstand seasonal temperature changes and windy conditions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The majority of work is performed in the shop area. Work requires exposure to all temperature and weather extremes, loud noises, moving equipment, wetness, dust, and fumes.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS

Must be a team player who is willing to cooperate with others.

Must be able to accept corrective criticism from supervisor.

Must be willing to take on a variety of assignments as assigned by management on an as-needed basis within the department and within other areas of King Ranch if necessary.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Work Location: In person

  • Health insurance

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