Ag Field Mechanic

Ag Field Mechanic

Located in the heart of the fertile Central Valley of California since 1950. Fowler Packing is one of the largest family owned farming operations in the Central Valley. We supply consistent quality products that can be found in the produce department of grocery stores nationwide under the SamSons and Peelz Labels.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary/Objective: The Ag Field Mechanic will perform skilled mechanical work in maintenance, repair, and operation of Ag equipment. Performs routine maintenance and adjustments on things such as fluid levels, hoses, belts, brakes, tires, oil and filters.

  • Standard Work Week:  Mon-Sat
  • Pay Type: Hourly
  • Employee Type: FT Non-Exempt

Essential Functions:

  • Record details of repairs made and parts used.
  • Examine and listen to equipment, read inspection reports, to confer with customers to locate and diagnose malfunctions.
  • Reassemble machines and equipment following repair, test operation, and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure they are in proper operating condition.
  • Maintain repair and/or fabrication records
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must have your own hand tools, we provide large shop type tools that are newer quality tooling & specialty engine tools
  • 5+ years of experience performing service repairs
  • Advanced knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems used in the repair of agricultural equipment
  • Valid CA driver’s license required
  • Ability to lift at least 75 lbs. repeatedly

 

Fowler Packing provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

 

 

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