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Farm Equipment Mechanic Job in Pataskala, Ohio US

Farm Equipment Mechanic

Confidential Posting - Pataskala, OH

Posted: 9/20/2022 - Expires: 1/30/2023

Job ID: 247285172

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Job Description

Reference this job order number when inquiring about this position. Inquiries must be made prior to 01/30/2023.

REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be available the entire work period of 12/01/2022 - 03/31/2023. Must agree to work Mon-Fri, 8 hours per day, Sat, 8 hours. Employer will provide transportation from employer provided living quarters to work site every day. Must read, and agree to, all terms and conditions of employment prior to a referral to the employer.

OPENINGS: 1

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have at least 12 months of verifiable experience in all job duties. This job requires exposure to extreme temperatures, ability to lift 60 lbs., repetitive movements, extensive walking, frequent stooping, extensive pushing and pulling, drug screen, criminal background check.

 JOB DUTIES: Handling manual tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities. The pre-season maintenance tasks will be done to machinery during the months when machinery is not in use and the crops have been harvested from the fields. List of equipment: 4 tractors, 1 combine, 1 self-propelled sprayer, 1 planter, tillage, precision planting equipment and service trucks. All the machines and equipment will go through a thorough inspection, service, and repair process. Each machine will have a manufacturer's annual maintenance procedure that needs to be followed to ensure proper operation of the equipment during the growing season. This seasonal post-harvest work process will include the disassembly and reassembly of major components, surfacing and welding of cracks. Cleaning of each machine must be done prior to any maintenance work. The work will include heavy lifting of machine parts and holding them in place during reassembly. The worker must be able to handle complex tasks that require logical thought, careful planning, and paying attention to details. May need to drive to town to pick up mechanical parts.   Minimum of 12 months of experience is required. Must be able to obtain a drivers license within 30 days of hire. Employer requires drug screen post-hire at employers expense due to the liability of driving on public roads. Employer requires criminal background check post-hire at employers expense due to the presence of children on the farm and expensive tools and equipment. Failure to pass drug screen and/or criminal background check will result in termination of employment. Lift and carry items weighing up to 60 pounds. The worker will be exposed to extreme temperatures. Extensive pushing and pulling is required. Extensive sitting is required. Extensive walking is required. Frequent stooping is required. Repetitive movements is required. Overtime and taking holiday is mandatory. 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.

EMPLOYER ASSURANCES:

BOARD ARRANGEMENTS: Employer will furnish free and convenient cooking and kitchen facilities so workers are able to prepare their own meals. The employer will provide transportation to assure workers access to stores where they can purchase groceries.

HOUSING: Employer-provided housing is available for all workers who live outside a reasonable daily driving distance.

TRANSPORTATION TO WORK SITE: The employer will provide transportation for all workers living in the employer-provided housing to and from the daily work site(s).

WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCEProvided.

TOOLS, SUPPLIES, EQUIPMENT: Tools, supplies, and equipment needed to complete the job will be provided by the employer at no cost to the worker.

ALL ASSURANCES AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT MUST BE REVIEWED BY THE JOB SEEKER PRIOR TO REFERRAL TO THE EMPLOYER. THEY ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT YOUR NEAREST OhioMeansJobs Centers.

TO APPLY FOR THE JOB OPPORTUNITY: Click Apply Now, Apply by Email or visit the nearest OhioMeansJobs Centers.   Reference the job order when inquiring about this job opportunity.


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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time
Job type:
Agriculture, H-2A, FLC
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
Attained Certificate of equivalency for a HS degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Work Shift:
First
Job Reference Code
H-300-22262-479707
Salary
$15.89 - $0.00 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
N/A
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 4

Workplace Documentation: 4