Agriculture Shop Mechanic - Eltopia, WA

Employer: Wilbur Ellis

Job Description:
Are you familiar with agricultural operations and performing light to moderate truck and ag equipment repairs/maintenance? Do you have general mechanical skills such as oil changes, brakes, and air conditioning? Can you bend and lift boxes and bags to 65 pounds? If you said yes to all of these questions, we want to hear from YOU!

For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!

General Purpose and Scope of Position:

Wilbur-Ellis is seeking an experienced Shop Mechanic to monitor vehicle inspections and perform light to moderate truck and agricultural equipment repairs and maintenance. The prime function of the shop mechanic is to carry out preventative maintenance and repair.

Key Skills and Abilities Include

Knowledge and/or experience with agricultural operations (strongly preferred)
Knowledge and/or experience with trucks and heavy agricultural equipment (preferred)
Experience with Small engine pump repair a plus
Ability to bend and lift boxes and bags up to 65 lbs
High school diploma or equivalent (required)
Must possess a valid driver’s license
2 or more years of work experience in the operation, repair and maintenance of small equipment, both diesel and gasoline type engines and hydraulic equipment
Working knowledge of safety practices and procedures while making mechanical repairs
Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair equipment with accuracy and speed, ability to create effective working relationships with employees; ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
Key Personal Attributes Include

Versatile, flexible, with a willingness to do what needs to be done
Present professional image to customers through personal appearance and overall branch cleanliness
Excellent interpersonal communications with customers and fellow employees
Willingness and desire to work overtime hours during busy seasons
Ability to work and contribute to a team approach with a positive attitude and outlook
Effective multi-tasker
Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include

Responsible for the maintenance and repair of small engines, both gas and diesel, and including hydraulic equipment
Repairs fractional-horsepower gasoline and/or diesel engines using tools, hand tools, etc., appropriate for the repair work needed
Locates causes of trouble, dismantles engines and examines parts for defects
Performs preventative maintenance work, such as checking oil and fluid levels on all equipment, replaces or repairs parts, such as rings and bearings, to avoid unnecessary repairs and down-time in the field
Maintains inventory records on repairs made, parts ordered, and parts inventory
Service equipment as required to ensure proper working condition when leaving the shop
Replaces engines on machines as necessary
Fabricate parts and equipment as required to meet shop and function needs
Perform safety inspections on equipment
Starts repaired engines and listens to sounds to test performance
Cleans the shop and work area as necessary to maintain a safe work environment
Make use of all standard office equipment; Computer software and programs, Fax machines, copier machines, etc. to effectively perform all aspects of position responsibilities
Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in all company, Government and equipment related safety requirements and as directed in the employee handbook
Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner
Compensation and Benefits:

Competitive hourly wage (to be determined based on experience and other factors)
Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401k, Employee Assistance Program, vacation, sick time, life insurance, + more); Pension Plan, 401k match up to 3%
Drug-Free Workplace
If you are a current Wilbur-Ellis employee, please contact your Manager prior to applying for this position. Thank you!



COMPANY CULTURE

Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer

Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.

Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people

Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other.

Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry’s best workforce

Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.

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Location: Eltopia, WA
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Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on January 27, 2021

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