Job Title – Horticultural Mechanic
Purpose of Role – Reporting directly to the Workshop Manager, your duties will include the repair and maintenance of a variety of equipment and machinery coming into the workshops. This varies widely from pedestrian walk behind mowers to large ride on tractors, gang mowers and smaller 2 stroke machines such as chain saws, strimmers and hedgecutters.
Essential skills, Qualifications and Experience
Must have successfully completed a horticultural or agricultural engineering apprenticeship or have at least 5 years mechanical industry experience.
Knowledge of garden and small agricultural machinery, this can range from domestic machinery to commercial.
Ability to diagnose problems and faults i.e. Petrol and diesel engines, hydraulics and electrical faults.
Has the ability to work within a team and also alone using own initiative when required.
Health and Safety awareness is essential.
Full clean drivers licence, ability to tow trailers. Forklift licence desirable but not essential.
Service and repair of a variety of horticultural, agricultural and mechanical machinery and equipment. This can include welding and fabrication, mechanical investigations, electrical work, hydraulics, LPG systems.
Able to write brief job report summaries after inspection and repair. These will go to the accounts department for processing.
Work in a safe and efficient manner and complying with all health and safety procedures in place.
Computer skills desirable but not essential.
Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm, 42.5 hour week (includes 30 minute unpaid lunch).
Dependent on experience and knowledge.
If you would like to apply, please email your CV and relevant experience to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Friday 7th May 2021