Mechanic - GROWMARK FS - Milford, DE

Milford, MD
United States
Job Description


GROWMARK FS is headquartered in Milford, Delaware with branches in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. GROWMARK FS has about 450 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 13,000 customers. The cooperative does business in seed, agronomy, crop protection, precision agriculture, and custom application. GROWMARK FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.




Schedules and performs vehicle and equipment repairs in response to requests from staff and location managers.





Schedules maintenance and repairs of vehicles and equipment as requested.


Maintains an appropriate inventory of parts necessary for repairs and maintenance.


Maintains service records of each piece of equipment and vehicle to document a quality maintenance program and meet DOT requirements.


Responsible for the housekeeping of the shop.





May be required to provide backup to drivers in the Energy and Crops Departments.


Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.


Performs all other duties as assigned.





Normally requires a high school diploma, or the equivalent thereof, and 5 years or more of related work experience.


Required skills include fabrication, cutting, welding, bearing replacement, engine service/maintenance/adjustments (both gas & diesel), automotive electrical, brake adjustment/repair (both mechanical & air) and hydraulic troubleshooting/repair. 


Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.


Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record


Normally requires an acceptable CDL with Hazmat and tanker endorsements


Frequently exposed or required to:  

•    Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)

•    Noisy conditions

•    Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures

•    May be required to work at varying heights 

•    Confined spaces

•    Lift 51-70 pounds. 

•    Required to push heavy objects


Ability to work extended hours.


Ability to travel independently and overnight.


Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.  


We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.