Farm Equipment Mechanic Apprentice Job Description Sample
Farm Equipment Mechanic
Independently performs advanced diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on customer and/or dealer-owned agricultural. May require some direction or guidance from the Service Manager, Service Location Manager, or Shop Foreman.
Performs advanced diagnostics and repairs on agricultural and turf equipment and established Ag Management Solutions (AMS) products
Participates in Service EDUCATE Training programs required for the development of skills and knowledge
Mentors Service Technician Trainees
Conducts or supports customer clinics
Maintains current knowledge of John Deere and competitive products
Maintains condition of vehicles, inventory, tools and equipment
Maintains a clean work area and performs work in a neat and orderly fashion
Follows all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments
Completes all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments
Accounts for all time and all material used in performing assigned duties
May perform diagnosis and repair in the field
3+ years of experience performing service repairs
Ability to perform advanced repairs and maintenance using special tools and equipment following Technical Manual procedures on machines of the Technician's specialty
Advanced knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems used in the repair of agricultural equipment
Excellent skills in operating vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes
Ability to use Service Advisor (preferred) and basic computer functions (required)
Ability to lift at least 75 lbs. repeatedly
Advanced Service Technician certification preferred
High School Diploma or equivalent experience required; Associates degree preferred
Valid driver's license required; CDL (Commercial Drivers License) and fork lift license preferred
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About the role: You will assist the day-to-day operation of building Dig Inn's farm and sustain it with our team May through November in Chester, NY. As the Dig Inn Farm will model our definition of sustainability and be a living lab for growing for food, it's also a place to train farmers and chefs.
Apprentices will have the opportunity to work on a second-year farm as it implements and sets up best practices in an organic farming system. This year we are planning on growing a twelve acre mix of vegetables . You will take part in all facets of the farm, from bed preparation to irrigation management, and harvest and delivery.
About the team: Our farm-team is based in the Hudson Valley at Dig Inn's farm. Growing produce for our restaurants to reduce transit emissions, minimize food waste, and provide our chefs with vegetables fresh from the farm is the core of what we do. You will report to our Farm Manager, who is committed to impacting the future of food and building a better food system.
Work with the farm manager in all aspects of the farming operation, including, but not limited to, seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, and delivering
Operate machinery and maintain vehicle maintenance – 65 horsepower as well as BCS tractor, mowers, weed whackers, vehicle oil changes, etc
Prepare for and assist with any special events with the Dig Inn team
Manage all farm maintenance duties as they arise
A love for farming (experience helpful but not required) and learning more about organic practices in our farming system
The ability to lift at least 50 pounds at a time
The strength to work outside in all conditions (heat, rain, cold, snow, etc)
A valid driver's license to operate a non-CDL box truck as well as our field van
Keen observation skills
No fear in speaking up about what you see
Strong communication to collaborate with a team and innate discipline to work independently through your projects
A passion for real, good food
Vegetables from the farm
Free Dig Inn meals at any of our locations
Compensation: $12/hour + $18/hour overtime, 40-50 hours a week depending on time of year, Monday to Friday with occasional weekends. Fresh vegetables from the farm, free meals at our Dig Inn locations!
Dig Inn is a vegetable-forward fine-fast casual restaurant group whose mission is to build community through food. With 19 locations in NYC and Boston, and more sprouting soon, we are looking to build our team and nurture the next crop of driven people who are ready to impact the future of food. The foundation of our community is based on learning and development and as we grow, opportunities harvest from within. The work we do is challenging and fast paced, serving over 15,000 lbs of vegetables per week in each of our scratch based seasonal kitchens. As cooks develop into chefs, we are building a diverse and inspiring brand along the way.
Farm Equipment Mechanic
Our dealership is looking for experienced Technicians to work on a variety of farm equipment.
You must have at least 2 years of experience doing major tear downs and rebuilds of tractors, combine, and implements.
You must be proficient with using diagnostic equipment and computers for the use of ordering parts and processing work orders
We have locations all over the US. Most of our jobs will come some form of relocation assistance. They all have benefits, 401K, training and opportunities for advancement.
If you feel you are qualified, please submit your resume here or call/text 402-214-4554
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Farm Equipment Operator
We’re hiring for a full-time Farm Equipment Operator in Tanner, Alabama (just East of Huntsville). You will be operating various farm equipment such as a sprayer, combine, planter, tractor-trailer and tillage equipment. You will assist with light maintenance and be able to jump in other tasks as needed by the season. You will be working with our precision ag technology. Our team works together to get the job done and looking for an individual that is flexible in nature to assist in all areas.
Why work for Bridgeforth? We offer competitive hourly pay, a great work environment where you have room for growth. Potential for housing. Our team also enjoys taking 2 weeks off at Christmas and 1 week off during the Summer.
You might be the ideal candidate if you:
- Have prior experience operating heavy equipment; production agriculture is preferred, although we are open if you have experience in other areas such as construction or military utilizing heavy equipment
- Enjoy working out outdoors and are comfortable with the longer hours required during the peak seasons
- Are known for being a hard worker and area a stickler for the details; if you see something that needs to be done, you’ll take the extra minute to take care of it
- Have a comfort level with technology; prior experience utilizing computerized systems in equipment, electronic data tracking, or relatable skills
- Operate farm equipment such as sprayers, combines, pickers, planters, semis, tillage.
- Work with GPS and precision ag technology
- Perform light maintenance on equipment such as replacing belts, changing bearings, oil changes, etc.
- Assist with crop irrigation
- Complete daily pre-trip inspections on trucks while hauling grain
- Assist in other areas of the farm as needed such as grain handling, crop scouting, heavy equipment and facility maintenance
Organic Farm Apprentice
THIS POSITION IS ON THE OXFORD COLLEGE CAMPUS, 36 MILES EAST OF ATLANTA.
This is a temporary seasonal position April through October 2018.
EEO/AA/Individuals with Disabilities/Veteran Employer
Reporting to the Oxford College Organic Farmer/Educator, this position is responsible for ground preparation, crop planting, care, weeding, etc. in support of Oxford's organic farm.
Responsible for mowing, mulching, and general maintenance of grounds.
Handles the picking, packing, and marketing of crops. Performs other related duties as required.
A high school diploma, or a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Prefer knowledge of organic farming practices, marketing of produce, and the local food movement.
Horticulture skills of propagation, weeding, scouting, and harvest are also preferred.
Strong interest and passion for organic farming.
Some experience with organic farming is preferable.
Equipment Technician Apprentice
We're searching for an Equipment Technician Apprentice to join our Maintenance team. As an Equipment Technician Apprentice at McConway & Torley, LLC, a Trinity Industries business, you'll use blueprints, schematics, small power tools, and electronic test equipment to perform a variety of maintenance tasks and determine causes of operating problems in areas including, but not limited to, plumbing, electrical systems/components, HVAC, carpentry, electrical fixtures/switches/power sources, and mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
McConway & Torley, LLC, a Trinity Industries business, is a leading manufacturer of railcar coupling devices in North America.
What you'll do:
On the Job Training
Use blueprints, schematics, small/power tools and electronic test equipment to perform a variety of maintenance tasks and determine causes of operating problems in areas including but not limited to plumbing, electrical systems/components, HVAC, carpentry, electrical fixtures/switches/power sources and mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment
Perform preventive maintenance and electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic repairs to production and mechanical equipment, machinery and components
Determine causes of operating problems, consults schematics and orders replacement parts
Perform high voltage electrical repairs (e.g. controls, relays).
Install and repair electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment, following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and other specifications using electrical and electronic test equipment
Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair and modify production electronic components, parts, switch panels etc.
Follow all safety rules and practices
May be involved in safety committees or initiatives
Perform other duties as assigned
What you'll need:
Minimum of certifications or an Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance
Hands on training utilizing diagnostic and hand tools
Apprentice Diesel Mechanic
Apprentice Diesel Mechanics train under the guidance of a journeyman Diesel Mechanic in the inspection, repair and maintenance of the engine and mechanical components of diesel electric locomotives. Physical duties involve lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objectives weighing 25 lbs. (frequently), and up to 86 lbs. (rarely); occasionally climbing and maintaining balance on locomotive steps and ladders to gain access to the locomotive roof; maintaining balance when occasionally walking on catwalks, running boards, uneven terrain, ballast, and roofs while making repairs; stepping around objects and equipment on the floor; performing work while occasionally bending and stooping and being in awkward postural positions; performing occasional overhead work for short periods of time; and remaining standing or sitting for more than one-half of every work day with the opportunity to periodically change position for comfort.
Inspect and service the diesel locomotive fleet in compliance with company, federal and industry standards.
Diagnose diesel engine, air compressor, and other locomotive mechanical system malfunctions.
Repair, replace, or rebuild locomotive and diesel engine components as needed.
Prepare equipment and materials as needed, and effectively operate the equipment including the following: measuring instruments (micrometers, tape measures, dial calipers); precision machines (drill and punch presses bench lathes); hand tools (drills, wrenches, grinders); and material handling equipment (forklift, cranes, overhead hoists).
Maximize locomotive availability for the company.
Conduct job briefings to ensure safe and effective coordination of activities.
Communicate technical information, job briefing information, job procedure recommendations, and other work-related information with others through writing, in-person interaction, telephone, radio, and intercom.
Read, interpret, understand, and find (if necessary) written or electronic information, including information from diagrams, schematics, blueprints, graphs, and charts, and input information as needed into a computer.
Detect and interpret visual color signals and displays at near and far distances; identify alterations of objects (size, shape, temperature); detect unusual sounds and smells during inspections and tests (leaks in air systems); use depth perception to judge speed and distance of locomotives being moved on service area, and listen to detect warning signals.
Keep assigned work areas, tools, and equipment clean and in proper working order.
Understand and follow company and industry safety rules, practices, and standards.
Ensure safety of self and co-workers.
Agree to all listed job requirements, e.g. pay, shift work, outdoor work, confined spaces, etc.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, contractors and/or customers and effectively handle conflict situations.
Ability to speak English in a clear, concise manner in order to communicate with coworker(s) and supervisor(s).
Authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
Applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment test in English before being allowed to interview. If you have taken the Skilled Craft Battery Test for this position and failed within the last six months, you will not be eligible to apply for this posting.
The number of candidates who pass the test and are invited to interview will be based upon hiring needs. Click here to see a sample of the Skilled Craft Battery test.
Applicants must have the ability to use both high precision (for example, calipers, electronic scales) and low precision (for example, tape measures, hand levels) instruments to get accurate measurements.
Applicants must be open to change, take initiative, make meaningful contributions, and take responsibility for the quality and timely completion of one's tasks.
Applicants must have the ability to communicate and work well both independently and with others.
Applicants must have the ability to understand and apply basic mechanical principles to solve mechanical problems.
Applicants must have the ability to perform basic arithmetic operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and conversion of fractions into decimals and decimals into fractions to solve practical problems. In addition, applicants must be able to extract relevant information from tables, charts, graphs, and text.
Able and willing to understand and apply safety rules, practice safe work habits, identify safety risks, and avoid potentially risky behaviors and situations
Computer literate and have basic keyboarding skills.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
Applicants must qualify on a Physical Ability Test (PAT) prior to employment. Click here for a description of the Physical Abilities Test
A welding certificate
Two year degree in mechanics or two years verifiable mechanical work experience with motorized equipment (e.g. heavy equipment, farm equipment, automotive, trucks, ships, trains, airplanes)
A certificate in mechanics or equivalent education
Apprentice Ductline Mechanic - Multiple Vacancies
Apprentice Ductline Mechanic
- Multiple Vacancies
Apprentice Ductline Mechanic (ADLM) for Network Underground Services (NUS) – Georgia Statewide
Georgia Power's Network Underground Services (NUS) plays an integral part in Georgia's economy. NUS provides construction & maintenance services for the network underground electrical systems located in Metro Atlanta, Augusta, Savannah, Macon, Columbus, Athens, Valdosta and other spot Network Systems throughout Georgia. We provide a highly reliable electric service to High Profile Customers such as high-rise buildings, hospitals, government agencies, large businesses, etc. that are located within our service territory across the state. If you're looking for a career in which you can make a difference and serve Georgians, consider becoming an Apprentice Ductline Mechanic (ADLM) for Georgia Power!
There are two (2) vacancies. Our Apprentice Ductline Mechanic (ADLM) positions are in Atlanta, Ga. Your ability to work out of the Atlanta office (and sometimes surroundings areas) from a commutable distance is required. This location is essential for progression through the Apprentice Ductline Mechanic Development Program. All candidates must be available to work within a certain distance of their assigned operating headquarters (upon hire). No relocation assistance is available.
Summary of Position Duties
The ADLM will assist with the construction & maintenance of the network underground systems and other hi-rely distribution systems across the state of Georgia. You will learn the construction and maintenance activities associated with our Network & Hi-rely Distribution systems, as well as operating procedures for all equipment involved in the process, including cranes, large dump trucks and excavating equipment. The ability to work on our system in enclosed spaces such as manholes, vaults & tunnels where entry requires access by ladders plus the ability to work in deep excavations requiring proper shoring is required. The ability to work in these environments and feel comfortable doing so is critical to the success in the program. The most important thing you will learn is how to safely perform every task while providing a quality product in an efficient manner.
Training: The Apprentice Ductline Mechanic (ADLM) position was developed as a part of the Ductline Journeyman Development Program. The program is an extensive training program combining skills training, classroom training, and on-the-job training. The successful completion of the 2-year program is required to become a Journeyman Ductline Mechanic with Georgia Power. You will receive training in the installation of precast network manholes, precast network vaults, bay walls (brick/block/concrete), etc. The candidate will also be trained to remove/strip concrete from energized ductlines and how to remove/install vault & manhole roofs.
Education and Experience
High School diploma or equivalent is required.
Candidates must have a basic mechanical and electrical aptitude or background.
Minimum of 1 year of work experience in construction, heavy industrial maintenance, utility, military and/or electrical experience is preferred.
Experience working outdoors, with heavy equipment/machinery, heavy load rigging/lifting, emergency responders, commercial truck driving, and/or farming is a plus.
Candidates who have Network Underground experience with the installation & construction of the infrastructure are strongly desired.
Candidates who have military experience is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Basic mechanical aptitude and knowledge of hand tools.
Proven ability to read, understand & follow procedures, rules, and regulations.
Demonstrated strong customer service skills.
Candidate must be able to work on our system in enclosed spaces such as manholes, vaults & tunnels where entry requires access by ladders plus the ability to work in deep excavations requiring proper shoring is required.
Ability to take instruction, direction and translate into actions.
Able to perform physically demanding activities while working outside in all weather conditions and elements.
Demonstrated ability to successfully work in a team environment.
Display ethical behaviors and demonstrate "Our Company Values" which are: Safety Excellence, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance & Total Commitment.
Exhibited safe work practices as evidenced by a history of working accident free and injury free.
Valid driver's license is required
All candidates who are invited for an interview will be required to provide one of the following:
Valid CDL (Commercial Driver's License) - Class A OR
Valid CDL Learners Permit OR
If candidate is military - obtain a Georgia CDL Permit Waiver
If candidate currently possess a CDL Permit, candidate must be able to attain a CDL - Class A within 6 months of hire date.
Any candidate who holds a current CDL License will require full verification with current & past employers.
Prior to being invited to an interview, candidates must pass a pre-employment written exam (CAST Test). The CAST test includes Graphic Arithmetic, Mathematical usage, Mechanical Concepts and Reading Comprehension. In addition, candidates must pass a Physical Abilities Test (PAT). The PAT includes (but not limited to): manually digging a hole, carrying a ladder, climbing a pole, raising a weight, and driving a pencil bar. If invited, these events will require candidates to travel to a designated location in Georgia (most likely in the Atlanta area). Candidates will not be paid for time or travel to complete these pre-employment tests.
Because of the nature of our work and weight restrictions on our equipment a candidate must CURRENTLY weigh (and maintain their body weight) AT or BELOW 270 pounds -fully dressed including steel-toed work boots and hardhat.
Due to the physical demands of this position, candidates must be able to lift and drag equipment weighing 50-pounds or more.
Candidates must be able to frequently work in extreme weather conditions throughout the entire year. All climatic conditions will be experienced in these positions (heat, cold, rain, snow/ice, etc.).
Candidates must be available for "call out" duties which will require being available and accessible in times of Storm emergencies at least 50% of the times requested, including overnight and out of state travel. This could also include working evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
A thorough background check and DOT drug screen (including nicotine) will be conducted prior to employment (after a job offer is extended). In addition, you must successfully meet requirements for a Pre-Employment (DOT) physical exam approved by our company physician.
Pay: This is a position covered by a collective bargaining agreement between GPC and IBEW Local 84. Union membership is optional. Current starting pay for ALL NEW HIRES is $4,830/month or approximately $27.86/hour. Apprentice Ductline Mechanic candidates who receive job offers will be hired at this rate, regardless of experience/skills. This rate is non-negotiable.
Subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position.
Georgia Power Company has classified this position as "Safety Sensitive" and as such is subject to relevant pre-employment screening(s) to determine fitness for duty. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the applicant successfully completing all required fitness assessments.
All candidates must apply online while this posting is active (including submitting resume information) and answer a series of job related questions in order to be considered.
Georgia Power is an investor-owned, tax-paying utility that serves 2.25 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. The largest of four electric utilities that make up Southern Company, Georgia Power, has been providing electricity to Georgia for more than a century at rates well below the national average.
Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com at http://www.southerncompany.com/ .
Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Job Field: Power Line Operations & Maintenance
Job Type: Standard
Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta
Operating Company: Georgia Power Company
Job Type: Standard
Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time
Union Covered: Yes
Jefferson Street Office
- 829 Jefferson Street (829ATLANTA)
829 Jefferson Street
Req ID: GPC2005962
Fuel Farm Mechanic
Investigate and adjust customer complaints and concerns regarding fuel systems maintenance.
Diagnose problems using test equipment, statistical, equipment history, manufactures specifications, industry related standards and blueprints.
Troubleshoot, repair and maintain related components such as: pumps, valves, vessels, hydrant pits, gauges, switches, motors, lights, heaters, meters, hoses, hydrant vehicles, etc.
Follow Company and departmental safety policies and procedures.
Maintain records relating to maintenance.
Support Quality Control Technician and Fuel Farm Operators.
Is able to meet the Station's attendance standards. Requirements
Associate's Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school in hydraulics, industrial electricity and pneumatics; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have knowledge of all aspects of equipment used in the operation. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, blueprints and hydraulic, and pneumatic and electrical schematics; Write routine reports and correspondence; Effectively speak before a diverse group of people; Continuously lift, pull and move up to 75lbs. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and required FAA, airport, and/or Customs identification, seals, and authorizations. Must pass pre-employment drug test
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Technician Apprentice / Mechanic
We currently have an opening for a Technician Apprentice (mechanic) at our Newark, DE location. This is an entry level position where you can expect to learn the mechanics of material handling equipment maintenance, diagnostics and repairs. If you are mechanically inclined, a self-starter, motivated and looking for a unique challenge, we want to speak with you!
Technician Apprentice Responsibilities and Duties:
- Learn how to perform routine maintenance, diagnose and repair material handling equipment (forklifts, aerial lifts, pallet trucks, etc.)
- Complete required training certifications
- Assist mechanics in the shop when necessary
- Maintain industrial batteries (charging, testing, watering, and washing)
- Complete small repair jobs at the request of the Shop and Branch Manager
- Work diligently to keep shop organized and clean
- Unload delivery trucks as needed
- Stock shop supplies as needed
- Perform general facility maintenance and housekeeping
- Provide courteous and professional service
- Strictly adhere to all health and safety protocols
- Maintain a clean and safe work environment in compliance with Company and OSHA Standards
- Positive attitude and professional demeanor
- Ability to learn quickly and follow directions
- Exceptional customer service skills
- Excellent work ethic
- Mechanically inclined (preferred)
- Clean driving record
- Own a set of mechanics tools (can be purchased from ELT)
- Ability to lift 75 lbs.
- References (previous employers)
- Medical, Dental, and Prescription Plan.
- 401k with partial company match
- Short & Long Term Disability
- Basic and supplemental life insurance policies
- Paid vacation, comp days, and holidays
- Company provided uniforms
Eastern Lift Truck is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
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