Mechanic I Machine Harvest in Bells TN

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Title: 
Mechanic I Machine Harvest
Date: 
05/18/2020
Job ID: 
90953608708
Location: 
Bells TN
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Maintenance Technician, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor
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Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Diagnose basic to highly complex mechanical problems. Operate, maintain and repair equipment in efficient and effective manner. Equipment assigned may include, but not be limited to the following:

Pod Stripper Combine Green Bean Harvester Trucks Conventional Grain Harvester Corn Harvester

  • Perform routine maintenance on all equipment (lubrication, oil change, etc.)
  • Monitors field conditions and communicates same to farm management.
  • Diagnose and assist in the repair of minor mechanical problems such as belt slippage, flat tires, tracing electrical failures/shorts, rebuild hydraulic pumps, replacement of water pumps, thermostats, and other mechanical parts, etc.
  • Diagnose and repair moderately complex mechanical problems such as, tear-down and rebuilding of engines, replacement of electrical systems, replacement of hydraulic systems, and the diagnosis/repair of computer-aided mechanical operations.
  • Diagnose and repair highly complex mechanical problems such as: total rebuild of combines or harvesters, installation/programming of computer software, new wiring.
  • Identify potential problems (mechanical or field conditions) and react appropriately.
  • Overnight travel may be required.

Education:

  • Must be able to read signs and basic instructions.
  • Must have basic mathematical reasoning ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division).
  • Must have an understanding of mechanical systems (pneumatic, hydraulic, engines, compressors, electrical) related to machine harvest.
  • This knowledge is normally gained through a vocational/technical school, two years post high school.

Experience:

  • Must have at least two years general mechanical experience, preferably with farm-related mechanical maintenance of equipment.
  • Completion of appropriate vocational/agricultural technical school training may be substituted for years of experience.

Special Skills:

  • Bilingual, English/Spanish is a plus.
  • Must develop a thorough understanding of mechanical systems of equipment used by Machine Harvest.

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