Bee Sweet Citrus, Inc. — (Fowler, CA) is seeking an experienced farm mechanic. This position will work with the BSC Farm Management team maintaining trucks, tractors, sprayers, and implements. In addition knowledge of backhoe and construction equipment operation is preferred.
SKILLS & TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE
Performing routine maintenance and equipment inspections
Welding and Fabrication
Engines including diesels and propane
Wind machine knowledge
Diesel trucks and equipment trailers
Familiarity with Central Valley roads
Safe operation of tractors, sprayers and implements
Knowledge of construction equipment operation including backhoes, skid steers and forklifts
Knowledge of computers and asset management software
Know how to communicate with team members
Must be organized and independent
Be able to work effectively within a team
Must have a clean driving record
- Starting at $23-25 per hour (or higher depending on experience/skills)
- 12 months per year; 40-50+ hours per week
- 401(k) retirement with guaranteed matching contributions
About Bee Sweet Citrus, Inc.
Bee Sweet Citrus, Inc. – a family owned and operated company – is proudly located in Fowler, California. Our facility, which is over 420,000 square feet, conveniently sits on 46 total acres adjacent to CA Highway 99.
Our production facility currently includes four separate pack lines (navel, lemon, mandarin, and specialty), a standalone wash line, and three distinct bagging lines. Our state-of-the-art optical graders and sizers allow us to grade and size citrus with precision, and our advanced laser Brix system allows us to additionally sort by sweetness and density. The facility features 71,000 square feet of cold storage and 31 “degreening” rooms.
Bee Sweet’s shipping department ships an average of 125 trucks daily throughout the United States, and overseas through export. Our management team is onsite in our 12,000 square foot office complex that is adjacent to our packing facility.