Mechanic Assistant - Prosser, WA

Employer: Oasis Farm's Inc.

Job Description:
Job Summary
The Mechanic Assistant provides support to the Service Technician and performs. The incumbent must have skills and experience in the agricultural and farming industry. Must have knowledge of equipment and machinery, maintenance,repairs, and overhaulfarmmachinery and vehicles, such as tractors, harvesters, irrigation systems.
Position Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following mechanical duties:
Changing oil and tires, replacing hoses and belts, inspecting brakes, and helping to diagnose machinery and equipment issues.
Assist with preventative maintenance on farm equipment.
Oils and greases machinery at Hop Kiln
Required to hand tools to Service Technicians, to maintain material stocks
The ideal candidate should demonstrate mechanical skills, troubleshooting abilities, teamwork, communication, and attention to details.
Skills and Competencies
The incumbent must contribute the following competencies which are not limited to the following areas:
Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job. Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Teamwork- Works well with team members and other staff in order to foster teamwork and contribute to the company culture.
Education & Experience
High school diploma or educational equivalent.
Basic math and computer skills.
1 years of automotive or heavy equipment mechanical experience.
Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in the agricultural industry.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to endure the following physical requirements
The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
Use hands and fingers to grasp, move, or assemble objects.
Make fast, repeated movements of arms, wrists, hands, and fingers.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Oasis Farms is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary
Experience:
Agriculture Industry: 1 year (Preferred)
mechanical: 1 year (Preferred)
Education:
High school or equivalent (Required)
Skills:
Customer service
Mechanic experience
Brakes
Welding
Diagnostics
Benefits offered:
Health insurance
Employment Length:
4 - 6 months

Contact Person:
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Location: Prosser, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on April 29, 2019
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