Maintenance Mechanic / Ag

Bakersfield, California
Installation, Maintenance & Repair (Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 15.00 - US$ 19.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Mojica, Cassie, Spherion
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Job Description

An agriculture company is seeking for a Maintenance Mechanic that can diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul farm machinery and vehicles, such as tractors, trucks, irrigation quads, tractor implements and small motors.

Typical essential functions include but are not limited to those listed below.
Inspect vehicles or other equipment for evidence of abuse, damage, or mechanical malfunction.
Reassemble machines and equipment following repair; test operation; and make adjustments as necessary
Repair or replace defective parts, using hand tools, welding equipment, grinders, or saws.
Test and replace electrical components and wiring, using test meters, soldering equipment, and hand tools
Drive trucks to haul tools and equipment for on-site repair of large machinery.
Fabricate new metal parts, using drill presses, engine lathes, and other machine tools.
Record details of repairs made and parts used.
Calculate bills according to record of repairs made, labor time, and parts used.
Repair bent or torn sheet metal.
Clean and lubricate parts.
Tune or overhaul engines.
Dismantle defective machines for repair, using hand tools.
Examine and listen to equipment, read inspection reports, and confer with customers to locate and diagnose malfunctions. Install and repair agricultural irrigation, plumbing, and sprinkler systems.
Maintain, repair, and overhaul farm machinery and vehicles, such as tractors, trucks, irrigation quads, tractor implements and small motors.
Perform other related duties as required

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Mechanic Skills - Tractor, trucks, pickups
Welding Skills - Fabrication, to what extent
Diagnostic Skills - Understanding the computer, Knowledge
Farm Equipment knowledge
Hydraulic Systems
Electrical systems
Hourly Schedule - hours during busy time of year, on-call

No Degree Required

1-4 years

Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Class C Drivers license to operate Company vehicles, Class B or CDL a plus.
Applicant must have a valid driver?s license
Be able to comply with Federal and State Vehicle records,
Must have good organizational skills and able to work independently and on schedule.
Be able to maintain a clean and safe maintenance area according to OSHA Guidelines
Must have knowledge in both diesel and gas engines
2 to 3 years experience in mechanic field.

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