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Title Vineyard Mechanic
Employer Mercer Canyons Inc.
Employment Location Prosser, WA
Company Description Formed in 1959, Mercer Canyons, Inc is a diversified agricultural company located just above the Columbia River in the Horse Heaven Hills of Southeastern Washington. Crops grown include wine grapes, carrots, onions, assorted organic vegetables, along with a variety of other custom grown crops.
Type Full Time
Pay Scale DOE
Employment Start Date 04/06/2017
Job Description Primary Responsibilities:
This position will primarily be responsible for maintaining the vineyard department’s fleet of equipment. The duties will include, but not be limited to the following:

• Coordinate and perform repairs
• Preventative maintenance and part ordering/organization
• Maintain an assigned service truck
• Fabricate parts and equipment as needed
• Supervise fellow mechanics where appropriate
• Act as supervisor for tractor operations as needed
• Good communication with multiple managers; effective prioritization
• Coordinating operations with other departments as needed
• Providing leadership to others through examples and sharing of knowledge and skills
• Self-teaching and independent research of strategy/task-pertinent information
• Long hours (12+ hour days/nights as necessary); flexible attitude towards the busy season

Desired Requirements:
• Supervisor experience
• Experience in a vineyard setting and associated equipment
• Experience with John Deere and Pellenc tractors
• Electrical and hydraulic troubleshooting ability
• WSDA Pesticide License
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Possess good organizational and interpersonal skills
• Clean driving record (MVR) and possess a valid driver’s license
• Great Attitude
• Bilingual (English-Spanish) is preferred, but not required

Benefits:
• Pay: Depends on experience
• Paid holidays (after 30 days)
• Paid vacation & sick time (after 90 days)
• Medical Insurance – Premera Blue Cross
• Dental Insurance – we contribute towards employee and dependents
• LTD Insurance 100% paid for the employee
• Life Insurance - $50,000 provided by employer for the employee, with optional additional life insurance available for both the employee and dependents
• 401(k) retirement plan with employer match after 1 year
• Bonus program – Position is eligible for our generous annual bonus program
• Chance to get in on the ground floor and be a vital part of our expanding operation



Contact Info To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@mercercanyons.com
Contact Address 46 Sonova Rd\r\nProsser, WA 99350
Contact Phone 5098944773
Contact E-mail hr@mercercanyons.com
Contact Website www.mercercanyons.com

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