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Farm Mechanic/Operator

Company: Gunvalson Farms
Location: Trail
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Who we AreGunvalson Farms, Inc. is a wild rice and soybean farming operation located in the pine to prairie region near Trail, Minnesota. We specialize in growing wild rice on 5000+ acres of peat soil paddies rotated with soybeans and red potatoes. Due to the unique nature of our specialty crop operation we are in need of skilled mechanics and fabricators to build and maintain the custom built equipment used in our operation.Job OverviewWe are looking for a full-time Farm Mechanic/Operator to maintain and operate farm equipment. Our start date is April 2023 however we are flexible on timing.Necessary QualificationsUS Citizen with valid US Driver's LicenseFarm or Mechanic background with 2+ years experience and/or an Associate's Degree in Diesel Equipment Technology or related program. Experience with Case IH tractors and combines is a plus.Mechanically inclined with knowledge and experience with repairs of farm equipment.Ability to lift 100 lbs.Ability to competently operate farm machinery.Welding and metal working experience is preferred.Must have computer skills.Ability to work with minimal supervision.Ability to work long hours during harvest season (August 25th - October 25th).Ability to meet insurability standards to drive a company vehicle.Must be a self-starter with a positive attitude who shows respect to others.PerksFlexible hours in summer & winter if desired. Maintaining a healthy work-life balance for the team is very important to us.We will sponsor career-long professional training and certification opportunities.Tool/equipment reimbursement.Access to 7000+ acres of prime waterfowl/small game hunting habitat.Full kitchen, laundry, and shower facilities on-site.Yearly teambuilding events.CompensationWe offer competitive compensation depending on experience and prior work history. We will at a minimum match or exceed your current pay if you are currently employed in a similar role.1.5x overtime pay.4 weeks PTO. Unused PTO paid out as year-end bonus.Employer matched 401k plan for first 3%.Employer sponsored Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthcare (Silver Plan) available.

Keywords: Gunvalson Farms, Fargo , Farm Mechanic/Operator, Other , Trail, North Dakota

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