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Job Title: Agriculture Equipment Maintenance - Toppenish, WA

Posted on December 11, 2017

Employer: Virgil Gamache Farms, Inc.

Job Description:
Virgil Gamache Farms, Inc. is a multi-generational hop farm in the Yakima Valley.

Responsibilities:
•Repairing and maintaining equipment of fleet consisting of vehicles, backhoes, tractors, telehandlers, sprayers and other farm implements.
•Perform basic preventative maintenance services such as oil, lube filter, fluid levels, tire pressure checks and other similar duties.
•Perform maintenance and troubleshooting on electrical systems.
•Operate forklift to move parts throughout shop and yard.
•Perform post-work inspection and operation testing before returning equipment to fleet.
•Complete daily maintenance and cleaning of work area.
•Keep daily status reports on equipment serviced.
•Mentor service technician trainee
•Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
•Mechanically inclined.
•Possess basic fabrication skills
•Possess basic computer proficiency
•Ability to manage schedule work orders and prioritize repairs.
•Able to work independently as well as in a team atmosphere.
•A valid driver’s license.
•Able to read wiring schematics and operators manuals.
•Previous experience on repairing and maintaining implements such as tires, discs, including but not limited to hydraulics and bearings.
•Previous experience but not limited to New Holland and John Deere Tractors, Loaders, Backhoes and Ag Sprayers such as Rears.
•Prior experience is required.
•Ability to understand basic safety procedure
•Ability to carry out instructions furnished in English, in written, oral, or diagrammatic form
•Ability to work long hours during harvest and or during critical equipment breakdowns

Job Type: Full-time

Contact Person:
Phone: (509) 865-6422
Email:
Location: 6371 Fort Rd, Toppenish, WA 98948
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

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