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Organic Farm Maintenance and Equipment Technician

Company: Wegmans Food Markets
Location: Canandaigua
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Schedule: Full timeAvailability: Morning, Afternoon, Evening. Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or olderLocation: Canandaigua, NYAddress: 4842 West Lake RdPay: $19 - $22 / hourJob Posting: 09/08/2022Job Posting End: 10/08/2022Job ID:R0137567Wegmans Organic Farm & Orchard, set in Canandaigua, NY, is a place where you can be a part of an innovative team of employees who are passionate about sustainability and agriculture. Following our customer's desire for fresh produce that is both organic and sustainably grown, we operate our Organic Farm & Orchard to develop and share best practices with our customers and regional partner-growers. -We continually work to grow the best-tasting varieties and extend the Northeastern growing seasons, making local farms more economically sustainable. This role executes repairs and preventative maintenance to ensure the facility, equipment, and property run smoothly and safely.What will I do?

  • Troubleshoot emergency maintenance/facilities issues and assist in escalating, coordinating with and monitoring internal or external business partners
  • Inspect general interior and exterior building, equipment, and property conditions; ensure all equipment is properly labeled with an asset tag and communicated appropriately
  • Research and resolve complex problems, limiting the need to engage outside resources
  • Perform complex maintenance/repairs on fleet and all-terrain vehicles, tractors, trailers, implements, irrigation equipment and facilities; perform basic interior/exterior painting and touch-ups
  • Provide and discuss recommendations with management, work with leadership to prioritize responsibilities and requests, and provide feedback on vendor activity and quality of results
  • Help develop and execute a preventative maintenance program for equipment and facilities to reduce overall maintenance costs
  • Direct daily work assignments/activities of grounds team and delegate certain tasks when needed
  • Properly handle products, equipment, and tools; follow food and human safety guidelines and simplification procedures; work with Maintenance to maintain a safety focus and ensure safety standards are followed
  • Assist with Organic Farm and Orchard maintenance projects as needed; complete ad hoc tasks as assignedRequired Qualifications:
    • 2 or more years' experience with mechanical/technical projects including general repair work and effective and safe use of power tools
    • Organizational skills
    • Experience with small engine and general auto repairs
    • Agricultural equipment operation and repair experiencePreferred Qualifications:
      • Experience in a mechanical field with knowledge of multiple trades
      • Working knowledge of EAM
      • Computer skills
      • Welding skills
      • General building/facility repair skillsAt Wegmans, we believe that if we take care of our people, they'll take care of our customers. That's why, as part of the Wegmans family, you'll have a package of benefits that covers your health, well-being, family and future.
        • Flexibility in scheduling-work-life balance
        • Employee discounts
        • Premium pay on Sundays and holidaysComprehensive benefits*
          • Quality affordable healthcare coverage
          • Vision coverage
          • Dental coverage (Available to Full-time only)
          • Pre-tax spending accounts
          • Life insurance
          • Paid time off
          • Employee assistance program
          • Employee wellness programs
          • 401(k) retirement savings plan
          • Wegmans retirement profit sharing plan
          • Scholarship Program *Certain eligibility requirements must be satisfiedFor 25 years in a row, our employees have put us on the FORTUNE magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For -. Discover what it means to work for a family owned, mission-driven, values-based company that believes in caring, respect, empowerment, high standards and making a difference in the community. Because with a family-like atmosphere of shared support, leaders who have your best interest at heart and growth as part of everything we do, Wegmans is the place for you to do what you love-and love what you do.

Keywords: Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester , Organic Farm Maintenance and Equipment Technician, Professions , Canandaigua, New York

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