Heavy Duty Mechanic for Farm and Agricultural Equipment
Location : Chatham-Kent, Ontario
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5 plus
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Description :
Our client provides exceptional customer service and high quality heavy equipment products to customers throughout the southern Ontario region between Chatham-Kent and Windsor, Ontario. Due to extensive growth in the agricultural industry and demand from the market, our client has expanded and currently seeks to hire experienced heavy duty mechanics. These mechanics will work on commonly used heavy machinery applicable to the farm and agricultural sector-tractors, combines, seeders, sprayers. Also, there is a component of repair on smaller heavy machinery used for lawn and garden applications. Ideally, you will be an experienced Agricultural Equipment Technician and have previous experience working with the equipment listed. However, the company has an outstanding training program and is happy to teach and mentor experienced mechanics from the heavy equipment and commercial transport sector on the equipment used in the farm and agriculture industry. This company offers advancement opportunities, extensive paid seasonal overtime (although its not mandatory to take it), plus a competitive wage and benefits after probation. Candidates can work there way up to $35-36 per hour with high performance, so factoring in paid overtime opportunities and affordable housing in the area, this is a great opportunity to work for an excellent company and live a cost beneficial lifestyle. Relocation financial assistance may be available for someone looking to move to Southern Ontario, for exceptional candidates only. Apply today if you meet the listed requirements.
Required Qualifications :
-Post secondary trades school diploma or gone through apprenticeship program for heavy duty or commercial transport mechanics.
-5 plus years of heavy duty mechanic, agricultural technician, or commercial transport/truck and coach mechanic work experience.
-Strong on hydraulics-very important when it comes to farm and agricultural heavy equipment
-Skilled with diesel engines
-Good electrical skills is a bonus
-Positive hard worker with a humble team focused attitude
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