Agricultural Mechanic and Farm Machinery Operator

North-Western Victoria, Modern farm machinery, Top Quality Grain and Hay Producer.

The Business

Located in Sea Lake Victoria, our clients' 4,400ha farm focuses on the production of high quality grain and hay, utilising modern and well maintained equipment in a safe and enjoyable work environment.

The Role

This position is responsible for the efficient operations of all farm machinery, through fault diagnosis, preventative maintenance and repairs as well as the operation of farm machinery throughout the season.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the efficient operations of all farm machinery, through fault diagnosis and preventative maintenance.
  • Servicing farm machinery in readiness for operations
  • Operate large scale farm machinery to conduct spraying and harvesting operations of grain & hay crops.

Skills Required

The ideal candidate will take pride and ownership in their work and can identify with the following skills and personal qualities:

  • Excellent mechanical abilities to perform servicing, repairs and maintenance to all machinery and equipment
  • Excellent work ethic and a high level of workmanship
  • Competent operation of tractors, seeders, sprayers, harvesters, hay equipment and other farm equipment or a willingness to learn.
  • Confidence and ability to work well both on their own and within the team.
  • Excellent trouble shooting skills
  • Demonstrates initiative with a solutions-based approach
  • Ability to organise and prioritise tasks
  • Enjoys practical and manual work

Benefits

An attractive remuneration package, including vehicle and flexible conditions, will be available to the successful applicant based on skills and experience and starting at $30/hr+.

21/07/2020 $0 Riverland & Murray Mallee 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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