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Equipment Operator - Mechanic

Company: Wysocki Family Companies
Location: Phelps
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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, etc.Qualifications -

  • 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 skills
  • 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 others.
    • 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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