The Truck Mechanic II is responsible for diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining a diverse range of farm equipment including trucks and trailers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair malfunctions on diesel and gas engines
  • Establish and maintain an organized clean work area
  • Diagnose systems for cause of failure or potential failure. Disassembles components and inspect parts. Reassembles components and tests machine operation. Clean, service and lubricate machinery; adjusts systems and controls without assistance
  • Inspect parts and determine when parts are to be replaced or reused
  • Review all repair work orders for accuracy and completeness concerning parts, materials, and labor for approval of equipment to return to service
  • Regularly communicate with peers and supervisors regarding the status of projects and work activities
  • Service large equipment such as, trucks of various sizes, pickups, buses, tillage equipment, pumps, trailers, and other equipment as needed
  • Perform extensive configuration of hydraulic and electrical systems where new systems or modifications to existing systems are required
  • Operate a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools in the Shop associated with repairing, maintaining, and testing equipment as needed
  • Confer with Truck 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, CDs, internet websites and parts department
  • Complete and track work order number by writing a concise description of machine repairs and task codes and project hours. Note incomplete repairs or any other relevant observations
  • Operate one or more service trucks to be delivered to repair sites
  • Produce quality work while maintaining cost controls. Track hours spent on each work order to improve efficiency
  • During off season months, perform major mechanical work taking equipment apart, repairing and replacing part
  • Other duties as assigned
Job Requirements and Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years’ maintenance experience working as a mechanic or experience and equivalent training
  • Prior Agriculture experience is preferred
  • Prior experience with diagnostic software
  • Able to work on different turn shifts, Monday to Saturday and occasionally Sundays
  • Bilingual/biliterate in English and Spanish is preferred. Ability to speak, read and write in Spanish and English without assistance is preferred
  • Possess and maintain a Valid California Driver’s License and endorsements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong communication skills
  • Have the willingness and ability to follow safety guidelines and work safely around and with equipment and other personnel
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet various deadlines
  • Must be extremely well organized and able to multitask