Farm leading hand/mechanic

Woodstock trading co

Job Overview

We operate a large 4th generation Family run broad acre farm producing Wheat, barley, oats, vetch, canola, wool and sheep for meat.

We started out in 1922.

We are looking for a enthusiastic, motivated and experienced diesel mechanic or mechanically minded applicant to help maintain, service, repair and operate a wide range of agricultural and earthmoving machinery on our family run farm.

We have a modern recently built 860m2 sealed concrete floor workshop on farm with an office, mezzanine floor, lathe, hoist, tyre changing/balancing gear, welding/cutting equipment, hydraulic presses,  etc.

Some of the machinery includes-

John Deere Harvesters (9770STS & 9870STS)

Case tractors MX240

Versatile delta 620

Fendt 936

Miller Nitro SP Sprayer 2275

Volvo L120F Loader

Toyota hilux and landcruisers plus other on road vehicles

Near new Bourgault seeding equipment

Several Road Trains/Equipment

Other small engines/augers and applications

The employee will also be taught and involved on the day to day running of the farm- which includes everything from machine operation to sheep work. (Approx 4000 Ewes mated/year)

You will be a senior member of our staff and once familiar be asked to help others instruct casual workers on the day to day jobs and running of the farm.

A modern 3 bedroom house with reticulated gardens, polished floor boards,  and reverse cycle air conditioning is supplied. The house also has a garage/small workshop attached.

We are only 15km from Newdegate and have schooling up to year 6 for children if needed.

(Familys are welcome!)

Newdegate is a very small and very friendly community with great people and organisations we would encourage applicants to be involved.

Sport plays a big role in the community- we have Australian Football, tennis, cricket, golf, netball, hockey, bowls and basketball.

Non smokers and Truck licence holders will be an advantage.

We offer a flexible workplace and negotiable pay depending on your experience.


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