Purple Karat Enterprises Inc.
H2A Available Job
Number of Workers Requested: 2
General Summary: The mechanic I will report to the Maintenance Crew Leader or Maintenance Manager and will be responsible for repairing farm equipment as well as other farming implements. This position will include tasks ranging from assisting with repairs on an engine’s electrical system to welding cracked pipefitting. The Mechanic I will ensure equipment is a good repair and functioning at its full potential through preventative maintenance and/or any required repairs. Essential Functions: • Inspect, maintain equipment, machinery and implements. • Will ensure a full inspection of the defective equipment, and/or machinery has been conducted, will assist in troubleshooting and with repairs including engine, transmission, electrical, hydraulic, steering, suspension, braking, air conditioning, etc. to specification. • Identifies parts needed for replacement and will collaborate with the parts department to ensure parts are available for repairs and keep a low inventory. • Effectively performs scheduled inspections and preventive maintenance activities to all farm equipment, machinery and implements, such as oil change, filter change and some minor adjustments. • Dissembles and assembles equipment with guidance. • Maintains a clean and safe work environment and adheres to all safety policies, procedures, and instructions from managements. • Collaborates with team members from other departments to ensure repairs are done in a timely manner. • Performs welding or fabrication duties as needed. • Performs other duties as assigned/required. • Elaborate work order reports on a daily basis. • Lubricates all grease fitting on equipment and implement. • Fueling tractors and trucks • Monitoring and keeping tires inflated. GENERAL CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL CROPS: Field work begins at assigned time, which can vary from either before daylight or shortly after daylight, to afternoon start times. Work environment will be dirty, dusty, and damp, with temperature fluctuations according to the season. Work is performed during light rain and in high humidity and in temperatures ranging from 100+ degrees to below 35 degrees F. Workers must have multi-limb coordination ability while standing, walking, and climbing for long periods while pruning and harvesting. Workers will work on their feet in bent position for long periods of time. Workers will supply their own work clothes. Workers must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. consistently throughout the day. Workers will make repetitive movements, extensive pushing, pulling, and walking. Workers may be required to perform work on the farm that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application.
Experience Required: Yes
Months of Experience Required: 12
Special Requirements: All applicants must have at least 12 months experience as an agricultural equipment mechanic. Workers must be able to diagnose problems and repair farm machinery engines and machines including but not limited to tractors, forklifts, harvest equipment, irrigation, and spraying equipment. Applicants must be able to furnish affirmative job references from recent employers operating comparable operations establishing acceptable previous experience. Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order. Applicants must have a valid drivers license or have the ability to get one within 30 days of hire. Workers must have a clean driving record.
Number of Hours Per Week: 44
Work Schedule (Start/End time): 6:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Company Name: Purple Karat Enterprises Inc
Location: Litchfield Park, AZ 85355
Telephone Number: +16023630787
4762 N 189th Avenue, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340