Ranch Mechanic

  • Location: US - Arts Ranch, Oxnard
  • Job Family: Seasonal
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0002289
  • Experience Years: 3-5 Years of Experience
  • Employee Type: Regular

About the Opportunity

The Maintenance Mechanic position will assist in resolving issues requiring maintenance attention and completes other tasks as assigned by manager. Ensures all equipment is functioning properly and maintained according to manufacturer and Driscoll’s specifications.


Preferred Qualifications & Leadership Competencies

  • 3-5 years of progressively responsible maintenance experience
  • Basic mechanical knowledge and mechanical inclination required.
  • Able to read and understand gauges, weld, and complete basic plumbing and electrical work.
  • Bilingual communication (English/Spanish) preferred but not required.
  • Basic computer skills (i.e. Outlook, Word, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and as part of a team.
  • California driver’s license and the ability to be covered under company-sponsored vehicle insurance program.
  • A valid passport and the ability to travel internationally without restrictions.
  • Strategic Mindset: Looks toward the future and designs a way to get there.
  • Cultivates Innovation: Finds, champions, and implements innovations; large or small.
  • Plans & Aligns: Establishes priorities and desired outcomes, and creates plans to achieve them.
  • Drives Results: Pursues everything with energy, resourcefulness, and the need to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Collaborates: Works with a variety of colleagues, inside and/or outside of Driscoll’s, seeking win-wins solutions.
  • Drives Engagement: Creates a motivating work environment and empowers others.
  • Develops Talent: Actively seeks opportunities to develop one’s self and others.
  • Courage: Tackles difficult issues timely with optimism and transparency.

 **Driscoll’s 8 Leadership Competencies are included and defined. Remove those that are not prioritized for your role.

Candidate Profile

  • Ensures all tractors, forklifts, spray rigs and other farm equipment are serviced and maintained for optimal performance
  • Maintain all pool vehicles, perform regular maintenance, maintain logs, perform needed repairs.
  • Responsible for fuel delivery – gasoline, diesel, propane.
  • Performs a daily walkthrough of the facility to ensure wells, irrigation water pumps, and related pipes and injectors are operating smoothly; confers with supervisors and employees about safety concerns or possible maintenance issues
  • Responsible for farm waste disposal. Container waste disposal company as needed to empty Farm waste bins
  • Performs transportation tasks as directed, ex. water samples, parts pick-up and delivery, etc.
  • Documents maintenance repair records as completed; updates service logs as needed
  • Responsible for maintaining and overseeing Farming Team tools.
  • Performs maintenance and repair of harvest crew trailers.
  • Responsible for Basic building maintenance and repairs
  • Participates in refresher training for forklifts, power tools.
  • Becomes trained as tractor and forklift safety trainer.
  • Complies with all Driscoll’s safety practices, policies, procedures, and trainings.

About Driscolls

Driscoll's is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscoll's is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

Driscoll's exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods – meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners.

Driscoll's is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.

Driscoll's es el proveedor líder en la comercialización de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Arándanos Azules en el mundo. Con más de 100 años de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll's es una compañía apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasión y confianza han guiado nuestra misión de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.

Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll's han sido desarrolladas a través de años de investigación usando sólo métodos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro.

Driscoll's es la marca de confianza de sólo las mejores Berries.