Mechanic/Diesel Technology Intern

Adams Land & Cattle has an opportunity for individuals looking to gain experience in mechanics and diesel technology by working with our shop team to service and repair our various pieces of agricultural and heavy equipment. The ideal candidate would be action-oriented and a skilled problem solver.

This person will be responsible for:

Completing effective and efficient vehicle/equipment preventative maintenance repairs that maximizes functionality, reliability and longevity.

Cleaning and applying lubricants to equipment/vehicle components.

Replenishing fluids and components on engines and equipment/vehicles.

Assisting with inventory management of lubricants, filters, and parts needed for the maintenance and repair programs.

Completing work orders after every vehicle/equipment service.

Inspecting equipment, vehicles, engines, transmissions, mechanical and electrical components, as well as computer and electronic systems and running diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues.

Conducting minor repairs on all ALCC equipment, resulting in maximum functionality, reliability and longevity. Equipment types include, but are not limited to: feed and other trucks, heavy equipment, tractors, loaders, skid steers, forklifts, ATVs, mowers, vehicles, motors, and generators.

Maintaining shop equipment, shop and parts crib work areas, parts crib inventory, and shop tools in satisfactory condition.

Maintaining all shop facilities (work areas, tools, etc.) in a clean, organized, and professional manner.

Collaborating with internal resources, as appropriate. Building and maintaining strong internal business relationships.

Completing other duties, as assigned.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

Experience as a mechanic.

Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical components of equipment and vehicles.

Aptitude in using various hand tools, precision measurement tools, and shop equipment.

Ability to follow established procedures, read instructions, blueprints, auto cad drawings, etc.

Knowledge of diagnostic methods and systems.

Problem-solving ability.

Attention to detail.

Good communication and customer service skills.

Willingness to observe all safety precautions for protection against accidents, dangerous fluids, chemicals, etc.

Minimum of one (1) year of experience/post-secondary schooling.

This position requires:

Individual must be able to work in adverse conditions, if needed.

Exerting 50-100 pounds of force frequently; 25-50 pounds of force frequently; 10-20 pounds of force frequently. Standing, walking, bending, twisting, reaching/handling/grasping, and stairs continuously; carrying, lifting/lowering, pushing/pulling, kneeling/crouching, climbing, and crawling frequently; sitting occasionally.

Compensation ranges from $25 – $30/hour.

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