FARM MAINTENANCE MANAGER

Wellington / Paarl Area – WC:  Our client needs to add a member to his team with the necessary hands-on skills and experience below.  This permanent position would suit a settled family orientated individual with a strong work ethic

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Code 14 and valid PDP, with strong mechanical aptitude

Proven experience in operating the following:

  • Super-link, tridem trailers and low beds (Freightliner, MAN)
  • Digger-loaders (Cat)
  • Loaders (Cat, JCB)
  • Excavators (Komatsu)

Maintenance experience as follows

  • General maintenance and servicing of vehicles
  • General repairs to plant, machinery, buildings and irrigation systems
  • General welding (Arc/MIG/Brazing)
  • PVC pipe laying and repair

Previous fruit farming/vineyard experience would be highly advantageous, including experience in:

  • Drip irrigation
  • Foliar Feeding
  • Fertigation
  • Operating/Programming NetaJet Irrigation Controllers, etc.
  • Trellising
  • Maintenance and fine-tuning of HACCP and GAP Management Systems
  • Operating tractors, forklifts, harvesters, sprayers, spreaders, chippers, etc.
  • Strong record keeping skills and stock control experience
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to lead and work well within the team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted

Email your detailed CV to farm@farmmanagersa.co.za or upload to this specific position via www.farmmanagersa.co.za or CLICK THIS LINK and apply directly https://www.placementpartner.co.za/wi/vacancy/?id=farm&VacRef=FM000600&preview=1a2b49455c31b028cf655991ab62df69

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