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Truck/farm Equipment Mechanic

Walther Farms LLC - MI

Three Rivers, MI

$17.34 per hour


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Job Description

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Crops/Commodities: Potatoes. Mechanics will perform regular preventative service, maintenance and repairs on various types of engines to ensure efficiency of operation. Job duties will include the regular servicing of trucks and other farm equipment, including spray equipment, tractors and vehicles. Inspect vehicles and equipment for wear, damage, and diagnosis of specific problems that might affect performance. Perform engine tune-ups, including diagnostics for repair or replacement, and adjust or replace parts, as necessary. Change and repair motors, transmissions, drive lines, brakes, lights and air systems. Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of truck body and truck boxes. Perform basic vehicle care, including changing oil and rotating tires. Inspection and preventative service of fleet will regularly expose workers to moving mechanical parts. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers expected to perform basic duties in a timely and proficient manner without close supervision. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear. Must wear proper protective footwear that is closed-toe in nature with a non-slip sole, such as work boots or trail-type shoes. Workers are required to work in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required to work during light rain, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 30 to over 100 degrees. Allergies to goldenrod, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides or honey bees may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Workers should be able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required upon reasonable suspicion of use and after a worker has an accident at work. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker's Sabbath or federal holidays. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. The employer will offer 3 shifts per 24 hours with an unpaid lunch break Monday through Saturday: (Shift 1) 6:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Shift 2) 2:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. (Shift 3) 10:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Each worker will be assigned to a shift. TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the worker's performance fails to satisfy the employer's reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the trial period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer's recruitment period. Job abandonment will be deemed to occur after five consecutive workdays of unexcused absences.
Job Classification:
49-3031.00 - Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

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.

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This job requires a minimum of 24 months of verifiable prior experience repairing and maintaining tractor trailer trucks. Applicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience. Workers must be able to perform all duties with accuracy and efficiency. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required upon reasonable suspicion of use and after a worker has an accident at work. Must be willing to work 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift hours.
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6:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

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Walther Farms LLC - MI
Three Rivers, MI 49093
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54458 Hutchinson Rd., Three Rivers, MI 49093

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