Service Technician

Location: Exeter, California

Essential Job Functions

  • Completes all safety-training programs and follows all safety procedures required by Fruit Growers Supply Company.
  • Will provide service to several member packinghouses on a twice daily basis, including the following:
    • Monitor and maintain chemical levels in fruit treatment solutions.
    • Transfer liquid fruit coatings from bulk containers to storage tanks and blend in liquid and powder fungicides.
    • Inspect and adjust fruit coating application equipment including atomizers, pumps, hoses and plumbing connections.
    • Inspect and service fruit handling machinery including motors, sprockets, chains, drives, valves and plumbing, brushes, foam rolls, and mechanical wipers.
  • Will work with a small team to install fruit treatment equipment at member packinghouses. Will use hand tools and hand operated power tools.
  • Will receive training in material handling and handle all materials including hazardous materials safely.
  • Will maintain adequate inventory of mechanical parts and chemicals.
  • Will maintain written records of materials in inventory and materials transferred between packinghouses and the warehouse.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.One-year experience in the post-harvest industry including equipment maintenance.
  • Aptitude in mechanical, welding, plumbing, fabricating.
  • Must be a team player and demonstrate the ability to support the efforts of others.
  • Must possess a valid unrestricted driver’s license.
  • May be required to travel away from home (overnight) as business dictates.
  • Must be willing and able to lift 60 lbs.

General Skills

  • Must be a team player and demonstrate the ability to support the efforts of others.
  • Must possess a valid unrestricted CA driver’s license.
  • May be required to travel away from home (overnight) as business dictates.
  • Must be willing and able to lift 60 lbs.
  • Proof of American citenzenship and/ or legal US work status

Fruit Growers Supply Company is a dynamic organization and is continually evaluating changes to meet the needs of our customers.  The duties of our employees will change to reflect the changing needs of the company.  This job description, while highly descriptive of the representative duties of the position, is not meant to be all-inclusive.  Other duties may arise which are not specifically written.  It is expected that employees will follow all reasonable and legal instructions of their supervisor when asked.

Email us with your resume and cover letter hr@fruitgrowers.com