Oceano Packing, with farming operations near Bradley, CA has an immediate open position for an Agricultural Mechanic. The position will be responsible for assembling, repairing, reconditioning, and or modifying tractors, harvesters, tillers, and other farming implements. Must be able to locate and diagnose a machine's problem and generate a cost-effective solution. This position might include tasks ranging from working on a gas or diesel engine's electrical system to welding cracked pipe fittings. In addition, this position is responsible to maintain an effective preventive maintenance program on all types of agricultural and motorized equipment.
Minimum experience is 5+ years minimum agricultural repair experience. Must have a working knowledge of gas and diesel motors, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, and be able to demonstrate welding proficiency. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Certification in diesel or gas motors, electrical systems, hydraulics, and welding is preferred (work experience may substitute for certification).
Some seasonal travel may be required within Central and Southern California. Bilingual in Spanish and English required. Valid California driver license required. Forklift driving experience preferred. Must be able to read to comprehend manuals, instructions, worksheets, etc. Must be able to write simple reports. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather in a non-temperature controlled environment that may be hot, dusty or windy at times. Must be able to work safely to protect self, others, and property from accident or injury. Reports to Farming Manager.
To apply, please send your resume or letter with your qualifications to: Oceano Packing, P.O. Box 1309, Pismo Beach, CA 93448 or email below.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.