Equipment Operator - Mechanic
Company: Wysocki Family Companies
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Wysocki Family of Companies is seeking an experience Equipment
Operator - Mechanic for our Eagle River Seed Farm Location in Eagle
River, WI. The Equipment Operator - Mechanic provides preventative
and troubleshooting maintenance support for various types of
agricultural operating equipment to include but not limited to crop
handling equipment, trucks (Pickup, dump, fertilizer, water, dump,
fertilizer, water trucks), semis, and various sizes and types of
tractors and harvesting equipment during planting, cultivation,
harvest, and the winter season. Along with safely operating various
types of farm equipment such as 300 - 600 horsepower tractors,
Western Star Bulk Trucks and Spudnik conveyors. As part of a
connected team, you will also be expected to contribute in varies
areas including, but not limited to record keeping, snow removal,
building maintenance, potato grading, shipping and receiving,
- High School graduate or equivalent
- Three Years +(plus) field/maintenance and equipment operation
experience with demonstrated ability to trouble shoot and repair
various agricultural equipment such as tractors and conveyors
- Three Years +(plus) maintenance/mechanic experience with
demonstrated ability to trouble shoot and repair various types of
agricultural equipment such as conveyance equipment, tractors, or
transportation fleet such as bulk trucks and semis.
- Knowledge of tools and tool usage, including welding
- Demonstrated knowledge of basic Electrical and variable
frequency drive experience preferred
- Demonstrated ability to use various types of technology systems
such E-Maintenance, mobile technology, and diagnostic scanners to
read and interpret any mechanical/electrical issues.
- Drivers License with an Acceptable Driving Record
- Pesticide License within 3-6 months of hireCompetencies -
- Mechanical Aptitude - Ability to understand basic mechanical
principles and be able to apply them to various agriculture
machines and equipment. Ability to troubleshoot with the basic
knowledge of mechanics
- Safe work Habits - Maintains clean and organized work area.
References vehicle, machinery safety manuals or chemical labels
prior to use and follows instructions as indicated. Displays safe
work habits. Follows safety rules or protocols. References MSDS as
appropriate. Wears PPE as required. Maintains a safe personal
disposition by listening, showing patience and respecting people,
tools and property. Takes ownership of a safe workplace for
- Quality of Work - Maintains quantity and safety standards but
does not compromise quality. There is a low instance of rework.
Makes changes after performing rework to avoid similar mistakes.
Uses tools and equipment correctly. Works cost effectively by using
acceptable alternatives before expensing tools and parts.
Recognizes when regular breakdowns or damage is a result of
improper use and notifies appropriate managers. Takes proactive
steps to avoid problems by communicating consistently with
management and provides regular project updates to management.
Follows established operating procedures. Completes WFC paperwork
or computer documentation as required.
- Quantity of Work - Completes work according to established
deadlines without compromising quality and safety. Manages time
effectively. Follows priorities established by management. Follows
up with management to stay busy doing value-added work.
- Dependable Work Habits - Trusted employee: Reports to work as
scheduled. Gets along with team members. Follows policies and
standard operating procedures. Stays busy doing value added work.
Treats others with respect.
- Communication Effectiveness - Communicates problems with
supervisor. Communicates status updates on projects daily or as
often as needed. Maintains respectful communication with all people
at work. Verbal and written work is clear.Physical Requirements -
Physical Activities: This position requires strenuous physical
exertion including the ability to: ascend/descend various types of
ladders and stairs; move oneself into different positions in
various environments (sometimes tight and confined); bend, stoop,
squat and kneel: reach for and lift objects above the shoulder;
walk distances on firm, uneven and soft terrain; frequently lift 50
pounds, occasionally lifting up to 100 pounds; communicate with
others via voice/listening/response; repeat motions with the
wrists, hands and fingers; operate machinery, power tools, vehicles
and heavy equipment; visually inspect work in near/distant
scenarios including need for peripheral vision and depth
perception. Environmental Conditions: Physical activities may be
performed in both indoor (office/shop/production areas) and outdoor
environments (fields) which could includelow and high temperatures;
precipitation and wind; noisy environments; potential exposure to
chemicals/pesticides; dusty or poorly ventilated environments;
darkness/low light. PI214929458
Keywords: Wysocki Family Companies, Green Bay , Equipment Operator - Mechanic, Engineering , Phelps, Wisconsin
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