Farm Mechanic

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Farm Mechanic

  • Post Date:December 7, 2022
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Diploma
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Agriculture
Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the post of Farm Mechanic – Grade C4 which has arisen in our Engineering Department at Mateppe Estate (Marondera), a division of Cairns Foods Limited.

Reporting to: The Estate Manager

THE JOB

The successful applicant will, among other key aspects, be responsible for:

  • Ensuring that planned preventative maintenance schedules for all critical equipment are being adhered to.
  • Diagnosing and investigating all equipment breakdowns and documenting causes and preventative measures.
  • Repairing or replacing mechanical parts on equipment.
  • Installing new equipment such as machinery, irrigation systems.
  • Inspecting all equipment and vehicles at the farm to ensure that they are in good working order and safe to operate.
  • Operating farm machinery such as tractors, harvesters, and other equipment that are used in farming operations.
  • Performing routine maintenance on equipment to ensure that it is ready for use when needed.
  • Conducting trainings for equipment and machine operators at the farm.

THE PERSON

The ideal applicant should possess the following minimum qualifications and attributes:

  • Journeyman class 1 (Motor Mechanics) or any other related qualification.
  • 5 “O” Levels including Mathematics and English.
  • Problem Solving Skills.
  • Ability to comprehend technical information and diagrams.
  • 4 years agricultural / farm mechanics experience.

Applications in writing together with detailed C.Vs. should be submitted by no later than Friday 9 December 2022 to [email protected] or post to:

The Human Resources Officer
“Farm Mechanic”
Cairns Foods Limited
P.O Box 1813
HARARE

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.