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An exciting opportunity with a growing family owned business exists for dedicated skilled labour wishing to work on a variety of projects from small to large. 
If you have experience and the ability to visualize a project, take pride in your finished work, solve mechanical and structural problems through problem solving and wish to work in the world of Agriculture, this may be the position for you.

Terms of Employment:  Full Time Permanent and Seasonal Full Time positions available; Weekends; Overtime; Some overnight work; (Potential Full Time Permanent position on completion of season)
Anticipated Start Date:  April 2017
Location:  Dover Centre; South-western Ontario

Experience:  Please indicate specific type/techniques and years of experience servicing grain handling and storage equipment and mechanical or electrical experience, as well as other relevant previous job duties and tasks on resume.  The successful candidate:

  • Must be self motivated and take pride in quality of work
  • Work with minimal supervision in a changing work environment
  • Must be Innovative and an experienced problem solver
  • Have knowledge of metal fabrication equipment and practices
  • Is preferred to have  experience with installation and maintenance  of material handling equipment and grain storage systems; candidates with transferable knowledge will be considered
  • Experience in SMAW and GMAW would be an asset ; ability to read/interpret drawings/blueprints as asset

Type of Construction:  Installation of Grain Storage, Handling and Drying equipment; Bucket Elevators, Conveyers, Spouting and other Material Handling Applications, as well as Custom Fabrication.  Perform Service Work and Maintenance of existing Grain Handling Equipment.  Successful applicants may be sent for training to earn a Crop Dryer Technician Certificate.  Interested applicants may be cross-trained as Precision Planting Equipment service technicians.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:  Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; tight deadlines; physically demanding; Occasional travel away from home

Work Site Environment: Working Outdoors in varying weather conditions; Ability to work at heights is a must.

Transportation: Valid driver’s licence and means of daily transportation
Own Tools/Equipment: CSA approved steel-toed safety boots
Additional Comments:  Would be an asset: Industrial mechanic (Millwright) Trade Certification; Machinist Trade Certification; AZorDZ licence, Lift Truck License, Working at Heights Training, Aerial Lift Training/Experience, Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act (Ontario).

To apply by Email:                                        
By Fax:  (519) 352-9445
By Mail: Devolder Farms Inc., 26439 Kennedy Rd., Dover Centre, ON N0P 1L0                                                  Attention: Nikki Horton, Human Resources


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