- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Maintain, repair and overhaul farm machinery and vehicles, such as tractors, harvesters and farm implements. Dismantle defective machines for repair using hand tools, record repairs made and parts used and reassemble machines and equipment following repair, testing operation and making adjustments as needed. Clean and lubricate parts. Test and replace electrical components and systems using test meters and hand tools. Tune, diagnose and overhaul engines. Repair and replace defective parts using hand tools, milling and woodworking machines, lathes, welding equipment, grinders or saws. Drive trucks to haul tools and equipment for on-site field repair of farm equipment and machinery. Fabricate new metal parts using drill press, lathe, metal saw and other machine tools. Repair bent or torn sheet metal. Inspection and preventative service of equipment and machinery will regularly expose workers to moving mechanical parts. Workers must be able to diagnose problems and repair farm machinery engines and machines including but not limited to vehicles, tractors, forklifts, harvest equipment, irrigation, and spraying equipment. Assist with Good Agricultural Practices policies.
Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason. Coin operated laundry machines located on Pearson Farm premises available for workers who do not wish to use free laundry equipment provided in each housing unit.
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. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. 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.
TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a 2 day introductory 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 2 day introductory 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 2 day introductory 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. Workers may not report for work under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol on company premises is prohibited and will be cause for immediate termination.
- Job Classification:
- 49-3041.00 - Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians