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Farm Equipment Mechanic

Velco Farms, Inc.

Knobel, AR

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18702593557
Email address to Apply:
fox.trucking@yahoo.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
The pre-season maintenance tasks will be done to machinery during the months when farming duties have halted and the machinery is not in use. List of equipment: Case 9250 Combine, Case 9240 Combine, Humdingers, Rollers, Power Units (Multiple), Disk, Planters, 8 Case Tractors, John Deere Tractors Multiple, John Deere Spray Rig, Pumps and Trailers, Boom Truck, Pickups Servicing and light mechanic work, 4 Semi Trucks. All the machines and equipment will go through a thorough inspection, service, and repair process. Each machine will have a manufacturer's annual maintenance procedure that needs to be followed to ensure proper operation of the equipment during the work season. This seasonal post-harvest work process will include the disassembly and reassembly of major components for replacement of bearings, lubricants, filters, parts, worn components, surfacing and welding of cracks. Cleaning of each machine must be done prior to any maintenance work. The work will include heavy lifting of machine parts and holding them in place during reassembly. The worker must be able to handle complex tasks that require logical thought, care, paying attention to details. Drive to town to pick up mechanical supplies.
Job Classification:
49-3041.00 - Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
12
Special Requirements:
Minimum of 12 months of experience is required. Must be able to obtain a drivers license within 30 days of hire. Must have 12 months experience or 12 months on the job training. Highschool/GED required. Lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds. Extensive pushing and pulling is required. Extensive sitting is required. Frequent stooping is required. Repetitive movements is required. Wage rate may increase with verifiable experience. Employer may reward exceptional work with monetary or other benefits in addition to those listed here in his sole discretion.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Velco Farms, Inc.
Location:
Corning, AR 72422
Telephone Number:
+18702593557

Worksite

Address:
3212 Highway 135, Knobel, AR 72435

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22271-498550
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
10/6/2022

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