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Operator/Mechanic at Carnation Farms - 14626

Job Title: 
Operator/Mechanic
Carnation Farms
28907 NE Carnation Farm Rd
98014 Carnation , WA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

We are looking to hire a full or part-time operator capable of maintaining old and new tractors, loaders, dozers, mowers, trucks, golf carts, and small engines with support, and is willing to contribute to year-round equipment operations on the farm. Making hay, moving bales and pasture maintenance is part of this position. To be successful, you should have some experience assessing, troubleshooting, servicing, and repairing older and new model tractors and equipment, be familiar with farm equipment and their operation, and be willing to learn. Ultimately, the mechanic-operator should demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills and ensure that all tasks are completed in a timely manner and within budget constraints. This position is part of the Ag and Facilities teams.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Assessing the need for repairs and service of equipment fleet
Routine service for vehicles, tractors and equipment
Conducting light repairs on tractors, loaders, and other farm equipment
Conducting light repairs on trucks, vans, golf carts, and other farm vehicles
Making hay, loading/moving hay, selling hay, pasture maintenance
Performing various stages of tractor work [spading, discing, bed making, cultivating, seeding, spraying, mowing, grading, and other related tasks]
Operating quads, gators, golf carts, and hand-held machinery

Education & Experience: 

Experience operating and maintaining farm equipment
Sound knowledge of machine use, best practices, and safety procedures
Physical strength, stamina, and the ability to repeatedly lift and carry 50 pounds
The ability to safely use hand and power tools, as well as work from a ladder or lift
Heightened attention to detail and follows direction with positive attitude
Willingness and curiosity to learn, self-starter, keeps busy with useful tasks
The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to Stand, walk, or work in diverse indoor/outdoor conditions for 8+ hours.

Application Instructions: 

To apply send your cover letter and resume to wholesale@carnationfarms.org

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture