We are looking to add to our team

FARM EQUIPMENT MECHANIC

WHAT

Mercer Vu Farms Inc. is a large family owned and operated dairy farm with locations in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania and White Post, Virginia.  We are looking for an individual to join our team and fill a full time position of FARM EQUIPMENT MECHANIC based out of our farm shop in Mercersburg.  This position is an outstanding opportunity for a mechanically inclined individual to be an integral part and take the lead on the equipment maintenance and repair required on a large, modern dairy farm.   

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities will include  the inspection, maintenance, repair, assembly and overhaul of modern farm machinery, equipment, and vehicles, such as tractors, wheel loaders, skid loaders, TMR mixers, harvesters, tillage equipment, planters, semi-trucks, semi-trailers and other mechanized equipment used on a large dairy farm.  Farm Equipment Mechanic must be flexible and rely on experience to accomplish assigned goals.  Will be responsible for planning, prioritizing, taking the lead and accomplishing farm equipment maintenance and repair.  Will work to fulfill equipment repair jobs from diagnosis, ordering of parts from vendors and completion of repairs.  Work will include routine maintenance and emergency repairs required on all farm equipment.  Candidate will work with other employees to communicate and solve issues around equipment maintenance needs. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

General knowledge and skill of equipment repair.

Welding and metal repair skills.

A team player that enjoys working in a flexible family atmosphere.

Self-driven, flexible and motivated to manage the equipment maintenance and repair required to operate a large modern dairy farm.

Someone who takes pride in their contributions to modern food production.

 

WHERE

All work is headquartered out of shop at 12275 Mt Pleasant Rd, Mercersburg PA  17236

Excellent shop environment includes a clean, well lit, modern, open layout, heated facility with a vast array of parts storage.

Stocked service truck is available but person considered for this job may wish to provide their own tools.

Most work to take place at shop but may require work in the field or at our White Post, VA location.

Position may lend itself to other work, including work with harvesting crew to provide a variety in work duties.

 

COMPENSATION AND WORK HOURS

Competitive hourly compensation depending on individuals qualifications.

Typical work weeks are Monday through Friday with occasional Saturday work during busy times of the year.

Work hours are 50-55 hours per week depending on the time of year.

Excellent individual health insurance with dental, vision and prescription plan provided.

After one year of employment Simple IRA offered with 3% company match.

Full uniforms provided.

Fill out contact below or call Rod Hissong at 717-328-0151x2

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