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Posted Jan 24
Vandemark Farms

Diesel/Farm Mechanic

Whitakers, NC, United States Full Time

DIESEL/FARM MECHANIC

Vandemark Sod Farms is a year-round expanding operation in need of good, quality employees. As our family business grows we continue searching for employees looking to succeed along with us.

Vandemark Sod is the premier provider of turf products to Eastern NC. Our main product is turf, which we provide to the landscaping industry, as well as, athletic fields and golf courses. We grow, harvest and ship five types of sod from our Whitakers, Middlesex and Spring Hope locations. The Diesel/Farm Mechanic position is a full time, year round salaried position that will report directly to the owner of the company. If you meet the following job qualifications, please email a detailed resume or stop by to complete an application.

JOB DESCRIPTION and RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Diesel/Farm Mechanic is responsible for the day to day upkeep of our Equipment. The Mechanic will receive direction from owners, and will be responsible for completing tasks that are assigned. The primary tasks of the position include:

  • Troubleshoot, repair, maintain and overhaul farm equipment, vehicles and tractor trailers.
  • Keep shop clean and organized.
  • Order parts and keep up with inventory.
  • Maintain records of maintenance and repair.
  • Off hours and weekend work may be needed.
  • Keep breakdowns down to a minimum through proper preventive maintenance
  • Schedule service in a timely manner.

This work must be handled efficiently with attention to quality and safety.

We need this person to be firm but fair and have a respect and appreciation for farming and family business.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to read and write.
  • Must be able to comprehend manuals and schematics.
  • Experience with small gas and diesel engine repair.
  • Experience in repair and maintenance of Ag equipment.
  • Experience with hydraulic repair.
  • Some welding experience required.
  • Valid Driver License is required.

Bilingual Spanish a plus

Veterans encouraged to apply

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS:

Competitive wages based on experience and qualifications

Benefits to be discussed at interview

Please respond by emailing your resume to careers@vandemarkfarms.com

Subject line: Diesel/Farm Mechanic

If the above requirements are met you will be contacted for an interview.

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