Farm Serviceman (Area 5) in Clewiston, FL at U.S. Sugar

Date Posted: 9/25/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Description                                                       

The Production/Maintenance Technician (PMT) Farm Serviceman will safely accurately and efficiently service and assist on all farm equipment maintenance.

Job Responsibilities                                                

  • Safely, correctly, and efficiently service and maintain all farm equipment.
  • Perform time based repairs and inspections
  • Paint equipment, assist cleaning equipment and shop.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Must have positive results from Company-designated tests designed to measure basic skills, job skills, mechanical aptitude and/or other interests, skills and characteristics.
  • Must obtain forklift certification within 30 days of job award
  • Must successfully complete any required orientation, training, and continuing education courses
  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license Class B or above with a HAZMAT endorsement
  • Must have successfully completed the TOST and/or Ramsey Test
  • Must have basic computer skills and the ability to learn basic Microsoft Office programs and maintain detailed records of maintenance activities via a computerized maintenance management system (SAP)
  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language in order to comprehend instructions and communicate information on the job to ensure personal and co-worker safety on the work site.
  • Must possess and utilize the necessary tools and equipment in performance of the required job functions
  • Demonstrate the physical ability to perform the essential functions of the job
  • Demonstrate the ability to visually identify leaking/loose/worn/broken/dirty components
  • Demonstrate the ability to listen, learn, gain experience and judgment, work with others, and follow accepted repair industry standards in order to plan and accomplish a variety of tasks with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions, safety and housekeeping procedures, and planned work schedules
  • Demonstrate commitment and motivation to reducing equipment downtime and failures
  • Demonstrate the ability to accurately use and read tape measure; read and understand mobile equipment instrumentation
  • No active disciplinary action and good work history

Working Conditions:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee works and drives in outside weather conditions on a regular basis
  • Must have the ability to work anywhere within the company in variable/extreme weather conditions and work nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime.
  • Working conditions may be rainy, hot, cold, humid, dusty, foggy etc. depending on the weather.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud
  • Duties of this job are occasionally performed in an office environment
  • Employee may be required to drive a vehicle for extended time periods

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, crawl, climb, work at moderate heights, use hands to handle and/or move various objects, tools and/or controls, reach with hands and arms, use balance, talk, hear, and see. Occasionally sit while travelling and/or testing equipment
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary and use common office equipment
  • Ability to move or handle various items generally weighing between 0-75 pounds. Ability to lift and carry up to 75 pounds and occasionally lift more than 75 pounds

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Employees will be expected to follow any other instructions, and perform any other duties, as may be required by supervision.