$20.00 - $30.00 hourly
  • Agricruit
  • Brownsdale, MN, USA
  • Apr 13, 2024
Full-time Ag Mechanics/Diesel Technician General Labor

Job Description


  • Promote an environment and culture that focuses on fulfilling the mission and core values.
  • Model behaviors that support company mission and core values to be a trusted advisor to our customers and members.
  • Eager and willing to assist within other departments and within the team as a whole.


The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Disassemble and reassemble equipment for repair or transportation.
  •  Review and interpret engineering specifications, schematics, and blueprints to determine work procedures.
  • Transfer equipment to the applicable site for maintenance to avoid safety hazards.-
  •  Work with a range of hand tools including measuring tools, welding, and brazing equipment.
  • Maintain, repair, and overhaul machinery and vehicles, such as tractors, harvesters, and irrigation systems.
  •  Assemble and maintain feed mills and grain storage facilities, among other agricultural fixtures.
  • Fit bearing, gears, and shafts, attach motors, couplers to precise tolerances on grain elevators/feed mills.
  •  Align and test equipment, make necessary adjustments to working condition, comprehensive and execution of metal fabrication.
  •  Erect steel bins and buildings throughout the facility.
  •  Fabricate new metal parts using drill presses, engine lathes, and other machine tools.
  •  Visit sites to assess potential problems or needs.
  •  Collaborate with team members when using the machines.
  •  Perform Predictive, operational, and safety procedures.
  •  Additional duties are assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 2+ years experience as a Millwright or similar job
  • Completion of an accredited millwright certificate program preferred.
  •  In-depth knowledge of agricultural equipment and machinery.
  • Must be able to stick weld in vertical and overhead positions as well as run a torch.
  • Must have a valid drivers license and reliable transportation.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair broken or wore down mechanical parts.
  • Excellent attention to detail and communication skills.
  • Must be able to pass any pre-employment screenings.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demand described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position:

  • Must be comfortable working at heights.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds at a time.
  • Must be able to climb, bend, stretch, kneel, squat, push/pull, climb, and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and explosives.
  • May require work in areas where ear and/or eye protection is necessary.