The Department of Labor recently announced new minimum wage rates, called Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs), that employers must offer and pay, at the time work is performed, to nonimmigrant H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment beginning on the effective date of the new wage rates. To see the new hourly AEWRs for non-range occupations (effective January 1, 2023) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2023), please visit:

Skip to main contentSkip to select language
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government


Farm Equipment Mechanic

Wagler Transport

Morgantown, IN

$15.89 per hour


Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
Email address to Apply:

Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
Job Duties:
The tasks requested are only performed during the winter months when crop farming has halted, and the machinery is no longer in use. These tasks are not in the category of regular oil changes. These are complex tasks taking several labor hours and require mechanically skilled farm equipment workers. These workers have to fill a first-line support service and repair role to inspect, analyze, remove, disassemble and re-assemble major components and equipment systems on a variety of equipment under the supervision of the employer. The tasks are performed on an annual basis. The workers must clean all equipment and vehicles before the maintenance procedures will start.The workers will perform manufacturer’s prescribed annual, post and pre-season equipment maintenance, inspections, and winterizations to ensure optimal performance for future work seasons. Repairs discovered through maintenance and inspection can include but are not limited to the following systems: fuel systems; cooling systems; transmission systems; air filter systems; hydraulic systems; axle systems; differential systems; drive train systems; steering systems; brake systems; air line systems; airbags, shock absorber and leave springs systems; electrical systems and tires. Equipment includes: trailers, tractors, semis and heavy duty trucks, skid steers, work trucks, excavation equipment, forage/hay equipment, tillage equipment, and a self-propelled chopper. This winter work process will include the disassembly and reassembly of major components. Inspection/replace bearings, blades, brakes, belts, gear heads, air hoses, chains, tires, wheels, hydraulic lines, worn components, filters, surfacing and welding of cracks, etc. Drain oil and replace with new oil. Apply grease to wear/friction points, and repair/replace tires. Flush radiators. Change filters. Drive to town to pick up mechanical supplies. Equipment: Tractors, telehanders, skid steers, toolbars, harvesting equipment, hay mowers, hay balers, raking equipment, merger, misc motorers, power washers, semis, heavy duty trucks, work trucks, hay equipment, self propelled silage chopper, excavation equipment, trailers
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:
Months of Experience Required:
Special Requirements:
Minimum of 12 months of experience is required. Must be able to obtain a drivers license within 30 days of hire. Lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds. Extensive pushing and pulling is required. Extensive sitting is required. Extensive walking 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:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Wagler Transport
Nashville, IN 47448
Telephone Number:


7085 Homestead Rd, Morgantown, IN 46160

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
Multiple Worksites:
Date Posted: