Farm Mechanic – Capay
Farming since 1976, Capay Organic is a leading grower of organic produce. Inspired by the idea of farming sustainably, this second-generation, family owned company pioneered the organic food movement and connects consumers with the land and farm that grows our food. The company aims to change the food system to a more sustainable model that focuses on seasonal produce from local farms. Our diverse crop allows us to offer fresh, seasonal produce to our wholesale, retail, food service, and restaurant partners. Capay Organic operates at some of the best farmers markets in the greater Sacramento and San Francisco Bay Area.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
We are currently seeking a highly proactive and dynamic Farm Lead Mechanic. This position is responsible for maintaining all farm equipment in a safe and highly functional manner and fabricating implements. This is a full-time position located in Capay, CA.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Maintain a safe and efficient shop, servicing equipment according to manufacturer’s recommendations and performing inspections to determine the need for preventative maintenance.
- Set up farm equipment and trouble shoot problems with tractors, vehicles and implements.
- Supervise and instruct mechanics and helpers.
- Perform down season overhaul of assigned equipment projects.
- Responsible for specifying parts and tools required, maintain tracking documentation, scheduling and prioritizing workload.
- Help to maintain a safe and orderly work environment.
- Maintain a positive working relationship with vendors.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Valid California driver’s license.
- Physically able to perform all mechanic tasks in ambient conditions.
- Able to work after-hours and weekends as needed.
- Able to use tools of the trade at a competent level.
Bilingual (fluent Spanish: read, write, and speak) required.
Able to operate computers and effectively use Microsoft Office.
- Experience working on Ag equipment.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.