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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians (49-3041.00

Duncan Family Farms LLC

Maricopa, AZ

$24.85 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16023202613
Email address to Apply:
recruitment@duncanfamilyfarms.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
10
Job Duties:
• GENERAL SUMMARY: The mechanic I will report to the Production supervisor and will be responsible for fixing tractors as well as other farming implements. The Mechanic will use specialized skills and experience to diagnose any problem equipment or farm machinery might have and generate a cost-effective solution. This position will include tasks ranging from working on an engine’s electrical system to welding cracked pipefitting. The Mechanic will maintain equipment in good repair and functioning at its full potential through preventative maintenance and/or any required repairs. • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Using a high degree of independent judgement, assumes the responsibility of a wide range of repairs such as (cultivators, compost spreaders, pressure nozzles, etc.) • Diagnoses defective equipment and/or machinery, troubleshoots and repairs electrical systems. • Analyzes and interprets the equipment manuals. • Interacts with the parts department to ensure parts are available for repairs and inventory. • Effectively uses specialized tools to measure wear on internal working components of engines and transmissions. • Dissembles and assembles equipment. • Maintains a clean and safe work environment and adheres to all DFF safety policies, procedures and instructions from management. • Collaborates with team members from other departments to ensure repairs are done in a timely manner. • Performs welding or fabrication duties as needed. • Provide assistance as needed to other mechanics troubleshooting repairs. • Performs other duties as assigned/required. • PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear. The associate frequently is required to stand, walk and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Workers will need to be willing to learn new mechanical practices to contribute to the success of the farm. Workers must be able to work day shifts or night shifts as needed. Some qualified workers may be requested to be working team leaders. Some properly licensed workers may be requested to transport workers between housing and worksite locations. Workers will be required to perform routine maintenance and major engine overhauls. Workers will exam and listen to machines, motors, gasoline and diesel engines, and equipment for operational defects. Workers will dismantle defective units, using hand-tools. Repairs or replaces defective parts, using hand-tools and shop tools. Workers will replace components, such as carburetors, fuel pumps, generators, ignition points, and spark plugs. Reassembles, adjusts, and lubricates machines and equipment to ensure efficient operation. May install and repair wiring and motors to maintain electrical system. May assemble and erect new farm machinery and equipment. Workers will Test-drive vehicles and or equipment to ensure that they run smoothly. Workers will keep shop and workspaces clean. The employer retains the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able to but does not demonstrate the willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product. During certain duties, workers may be required to work in teams to accomplish a certain task. When engaged in teamwork activities workers must coordinate with other members of the team to accomplish the task.
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:
6
Special Requirements:
All applicants must have at least 6 months experience as an agricultural equipment mechanic. Workers must be able to diagnose problems and repair farm machinery engines and machines including but not limited to tractors, forklifts, harvest equipment, irrigation, and spraying equipment. Applicants must be able to furnish affirmative job references from recent employers operating comparable operations establishing acceptable previous experience. Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order.
Number of Hours Per Week:
51
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Duncan Family Farms LLC
Location:
Goodyear, AZ 85395
Telephone Number:
+16238539880

Worksite

Address:
39209 W Bowlin Road, Maricopa, AZ 85138

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24141-014492
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Per hour paid bi-weekly with no overtime
Date Posted:
5/29/2024

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