Job Info
Job Title: Tractor Shop Mechanic II
Location: Castroville, CA
Category: Skilled Trades
Job Number: 12462
Posted Date: 6/6/2022
Job description


The Tractor Shop Mechanic II is responsible for maintaining and repairing farm machinery, includes but not limited to, tillage equipment, drip tape equipment, seed planters, transplanters, and pumps.


  • Service tillage and drip tape equipment, seed planters, transplanters, pumps and other farming equipment.
  • Operate a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools in the Shop associated with repairing, maintaining, and testing equipment as needed.
  • Confer with Tractor Shop Manager to coordinate priority projects; equipment repair, and extent of repairs to be performed. Complete parts request forms. Order parts through various sources such as parts books, internet websites and parts department.
  • Diagnose systems for cause of failure or potential failure. Disassembles components and inspect parts. Reassembles components and tests equipment operation. Clean, service and lubricate machinery; adjusts systems and controls.
  • Perform minimal configuration of hydraulic and electrical systems where new systems or modifications to existing systems are required.
  • Review all repair work orders for accuracy and completeness concerning parts, materials, and labor for approval of equipment to return to service.
  • Responsible for training maintenance personnel and operators on the safe and efficient use of all equipment.
  • During off season months, perform major mechanical work taking equipment apart, repairing and replacing parts.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 1 year of Agriculture equipment experience is preferred.
  • Possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License.
  • Must be able to follow safety guidelines and work safely around and with equipment and other personnel.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to maintain effective working and professional relationships with employees, supervisors, vendors, and customers; maintain a balanced outlook during stressful times.
  • This position requires that the individual work Monday through Friday, and every other Saturday. Sunday and holiday work may be required.
  • Must be extremely well organized and able to multitask.


Headquartered in Castroville, California near Monterey Bay, Ocean Mist Farms is one of California’s leading growers of premium quality produce. We have an affiliation with seven companies with operations in California, Arizona and Mexico. Founded in 1924, we are privately held, the largest producer of artichokes in North America and produce over 30 other fresh vegetable commodities. Our operations include plant breeding, farming, harvesting, cooling, distribution and sales. Ocean Mist Farms’ fresh vegetable product line is sold domestically and internationally year-round.  To learn more about our company, please visit

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