The Tractor 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 Supervisor 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
  • Responsible for diagnosing 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
  • Complete and track work order number by writing a concise description of machine repairs and task codes and project hours
  • During off season months, perform major mechanical work taking equipment apart, repairing and replacing parts
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • 1 year of agriculture experience is preferred
  • Possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License
  • Produce quality work while maintaining cost controls
  • Establish and maintain an organized, clean work area
  • Have the willingness and ability 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