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Montana Employer Farm Eq. Mechanic and Service Technician in HELENA, Montana

Temporary Full Time Posistion from 9/27/2020-12/31/2020Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of alfalfa, barley, hay and livestockThe majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, will be related to maintenance, repair and upkeep of farm vehicles, trucks and machinery.Farm Machinery Maintenance Work will include the following responsibilities: maintenance, repair and overhaul farm vehicles, trucks and machinery.Equipment may include: wheel loaders and tractors, tillage implement/planting/harvesting equipment and other implements when necessary such as bulldozers and excavators.Repair or replace defective parts, using hand tools, milling and woodworking machines, lathes, welding equipment, grinders or saws; inspect mechanical equipment to locate damage, defects or wear; examine and listen to equipment; read inspection reports; tune or overhaul engines; clean and lubricate equipment, parts or tools to repair or maintain them in good working order to allow proper functioning;adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance; adjust vehicle components according to specifications; disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair; repair defective engines or engine components and worn, damaged or defective mechanical parts; replace motors; fabricate parts, components or new metal parts, using drill presses, engine lathes, welding torches and other machine tools (grinding or grinding torching); replace and pack bearings; replace and re-lace belting; repair bent or torn sheet metal; service vehicles to maintain functionality; remove tires; repair axels; repair and replace trailer tarps; test and replace electrical circuits, components, wiring and mechanical equipment using test meters, soldering equipment and hand tools to ensure proper functioning; reassemblemachines and equipment following repair, testing operation and making adjustments as necessary; install machine or equipment replacement parts; move large objects using heavy equipment; drive trucks to haul tools and equipment for onsite repair of large machinery; read work orders or descriptions of problems to determine repairs or modifications needed; record details of repairs made and parts used; maintain detailed repair or maintenance records; calculate bills according to record of repairs made, labor time and parts used. Perform general cleanup of farm; maintenance and repair of infrastructure and a clean rock/weed free work area.General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize and harvest crops; repair center pivots, wheel lines, and hand lines.Incidental duties may include vaccinating livestock.In view of the statutorily established basic function of the Employment Service (ES) as a no-fee labor exchange that is as a forum for bringing together employers and job seekers, neither the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) nor the State Workforce Agencies (SWA) are guarantors of the accuracy or truthfulness of information contained on job orders submitted by employers. Nor does any job order accepted or recruited upon by the ES constitute a contractual job offer to which the ETA or a SWA is in any way a party.