• Farm Mechanic

    Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/11/2018 12:27 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2103
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Farm
  • Overview

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    Prime, Inc.

     

    Prime's enviable reputation within the transportation industry is a culmination of more than forty-five years of dedication to a unique corporate culture which seeks the most qualified professionals and routinely rewards them accordingly. Every Prime associate, driving and non-driving alike, is selected for their outstanding ability to perform well beyond typical expectations.

     

    Positive, enterprising and highly-motivated individuals who possess the talent, creativity and drive to excel, routinely succeed once they join the Prime Team. The stated goal of Prime is simply to strive to be the best, not necessarily the biggest. The Prime Team cooperates to exceed customer requirements by providing exceptional customer service.

     

    Prime has been built on the simple, yet significant philosophy that providing the best staff with the best equipment, the best support system and the best training ultimately leads to the best customer service. Prime's continued success is a direct result of a corporate culture that instills and inspires each associate to remain committed to reaching the pinnacle of their inherent potential.

    Responsibilities

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    Prime, Inc. is looking for a hard-working, self-motivated individual to attend to various farm responsibilities.  This position will involve maintenance of outside grounds and farm stable, including maintenance of lawns, shrubs, irrigation system, flower beds, and lawn equipment; and general building/maintenance repairs by performing the following duties:

     

    • Care for horses and/or stables as directed by the Farm Manager.
    • Mow, edge, and fertilize lawns.
    • Weed and mulch landscapes.
    • Trim hedges, shrubs, and small trees.
    • Remove dead, damaged, or unwanted trees.
    • Maintain fence work as directed by the Farm Manager.
    • Seasonal work may include projects such as Christmas lights, washing windows, snow removal, salting sidewalks and/or pavement, mowing, trimming, and yard waste removal.
    • May be required to climb and work off of a ladder, operate various farm equipment, and drive company vehicles.

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

     

    Knowledge

    Grounds and Farm maintenance experience is strongly preferred. Also understanding how to use and operate lawn care equipment is helpful.

     

    Abilities

    Must have a strong work history. The work can be repetitive and physically demanding. Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisor and co-workers. Must be able to work independently and also part of a team environment.

     

    Experience, Education, and Training

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

    Physical Requirements

    This position requires constant standing, walking, forward reaching, pedal control and grasping; frequent head turning, bending, kneeling, stooping, squatting, handling, climbing and reaching. Candidate must be able to lift and carry 75lbs and also push and pull a push mower seasonally.

     

    Working Environment

    Both indoor and outdoor working environment with exposure to varying weather conditions and chemical odors.

     

    Licensing/Certification

    Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and reliable transportation to and from work.

     

    Miscellaneous Requirements

    Candidate must be able to pass a job specific post-offer physical prior to beginning employment with Prime, Inc.

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