Job Detail

  • Job ID 14797

Job Description

The Truck Mechanic I is responsible for assisting and working under the direction of the Truck Shop Supervisor at Ocean Mist Farms. This position is responsible for duties pertaining to the Mechanic role.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and repair malfunctions on diesel and gas engines
  • Establish and maintain an organized clean work area
  • Diagnose systems for cause of failure or potential failure. Disassembles components and inspect parts
  • Reassembles components and tests machine operation. Clean, service and lubricate machinery; adjusts systems and controls without assistance
  • Inspect parts and determine when parts are to be replaced or reused
  • Review all repair work orders for accuracy and completeness concerning parts, materials, and labor for approval of equipment to return to service
  • Regularly communicate with peers and supervisors regarding the status of projects and work activities
  • Service large equipment such as, trucks of various sizes, pickups, buses, tillage equipment, pumps, trailers, and other equipment as needed
  • Perform extensive configuration of hydraulic and electrical systems where new systems or modifications to existing systems are required
  • Operate a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools in the Shop associated with repairing, maintaining, and testing equipment as needed
  • Confer with Truck shop Supervisor to coordinate priority projects; equipment repair, and extent of repairs to be performed. Complete parts request forms. Order parts through various sources such as parts books, CDs, internet websites and parts department
  • Complete and track work order number by writing a concise description of machine repairs and task codes and project hours. Note incomplete repairs or any other relevant observations
  • Operate one or more service trucks to be delivered to repair sites
  • Produce quality work while maintaining cost controls. Track hours spent on each work order to improve efficiency
  • During off season months, perform major mechanical work taking equipment apart, repairing and replacing parts
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ maintenance experience working as a mechanic or experience and equivalent training
  • Prior Agriculture experience is preferred
  • Prior experience with diagnostic software
  • Able to work on different turn shifts, Monday to Saturday and occasionally Sundays
  • Bilingual/biliterate in English and Spanish is preferred. Ability to speak, read and write in Spanish and English without assistance is preferred
  • Possess and maintain a Valid California Driver’s License and endorsements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong communication skills. Have the willingness and ability to follow safety guidelines and work safely around and with equipment and other personnel
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet various deadlines
  • Must be extremely well organized and able to multitask

Pay Rate: $25.00 – $32.00

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