Mechanic 1 (Feedlot)

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. We are a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


Repairs and overhauls automobiles, trucks, four wheelers, and other automotive vehicles and related components/attachments. Ensure that maintenance and repairs on equipment are accomplished properly and timely.



Under limited supervision, work with the team to support the daily operations of a busy agricultural shop. Set up, adjust, and operate machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, boring machines, drills and punch presses, and grinders in the fabrication and repair of feedlot and/or farm vehicles, machinery, and equipment. Must be skilled in the areas of heavy equipment, troubleshooting, diagnostics and repair, engine hydraulics, welding, and preventive maintenance systems. Will work with a team of skilled mechanics as well as with management and vendors to efficiently maintain fleet.



High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; minimum of one year experience or equivalent training from a certified driving school; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Must provide own hand tools and have basic computer skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and service manuals. Ability to write simple correspondence.



Work days will include some evenings, weekends, and holidays, depending on business need and schedule.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to fumes, dirt and dust, or airborne particles and vibration. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Job Requisition ID:  13586

Travel Required: None

Location(s): L&L Feedlot Pasco - Burbank

Country: United States

Wage range or rate of pay: 21.37/HR 

The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons.

Attractive total rewards package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision coverage
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (where applicable)
  • Relocation Assistance Program (where applicable)
  • Education Assistance (where applicable)
  • Benefits details available at

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

Nearest Major Market: Kennewick