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Mechanic - Auto/Truck

Wm Bolthouse Farms Inc
Bakersfield, CA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $23 to $31 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description


  • This position will report to the: Shop Manager
  • Travel Requirement: None
  • FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt.
  • Shift: 2nd Shift
  • Employment Category: Full-Time
  • Hourly Pay Rate: $23.00-$31.00


Guided by its purpose — Ingenuity Grows Good Bolthouse Farms is recognized as a leader in growing, manufacturing, and distributing high quality, nutrient dense branded products. Employing more than 2,200 people and headquartered in Bakersfield, California’s fertile San Joaquin Valley, Bolthouse Farms is one of the largest carrot growers and distributors in the U.S. and manufactures the No. 1 premium refrigerated branded beverage in U.S. retail. Bolthouse Farms is made up of farm and food fanatics who work every day to serve Our Land, Our People, and All People. Visit Bolthouse Farms or follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to learn more.


Mechanic directly supports all mechanics in the day to day maintenance and repairs of light / heavy duty vehicles, semi-trucks, trailers, and diesel-powered forklifts. This person will be responsible for supporting and repairing and maintenance work such as inspecting, troubleshooting and performing routine maintenance tasks on equipment related components such as engines, transmissions, differentials, hydraulic systems, starter motors, automotive air conditioning, charging systems, portable air compressors and welders, small truck cranes, etc. Comprehensive troubleshooting and the proper use of equipment manuals will be tasked to this employee regularly. This person is required to have at least 5 years of experience in the automotive and heavy truck repair industry. This person will perform task with specified instructions, expected time limits and required acceptable quality in a shop and field environment will be required.

  • Working independently and or assist other shop mechanics in maintaining company vehicles such as Shuttle trucks, auto and truck repairs as well as various trailers and equipment as required
  • Works with high integrity and complies with corporate guidelines on business ethics
  • Will follow company and department rules and policies
  • Work directly with the other Department Supervisors and Managers to accomplish project goals as needed
  • Maintain clean shop areas and job sites at all times
  • Work in a productive manner and strive to maintain a spirit of teamwork and cooperation
  • Keep the area Lead and or Manager informed of day to day vehicle maintenance scheduled and maintains quality control of completed task.
  • Maintain a variety of equipment and tools to ensure their safe operation
  • Maintain shop and job site safety
  • Maintain assigned tools and equipment
  • Knowledge to Diagnose complex 12V and 24V electrical systems on a variety of mobile equipment
  • Knowledge to Troubleshooting basic hydraulic systems on forklifts and heavy-duty yard trucks
  • Knowledge of forklift hydraulic components for safety decals and compliance
  • Knowledge to diagnose and repairs on diesel emissions systems
  • Assist in the Pickup and delivery of equipment and parts to and from outside vendors
  • Check equipment for damage, record hours used, mileage and fuel levels
  • Operates stationary and moving overhead cranes, forklifts, and any equipment needed to perform a job within safety guidelines
  • Assist in the Tests run of various vehicles to ensure proper repairs and maintenance and safety of systems
  • Examine parts for defects
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • 5+ years’ experience, troubleshooting repairing and performing preventative maintenance on various auto / truck vehicles
  • Entry level leadership / supervisory experience are a plus
  • Valid California Driver’s License and clean driving record

Additional Required Qualifications:

  • Solid background in various automotive / truck equipment troubleshooting engines, repair and maintenance
  • Basic knowledge of Arc / Mig welding and cutting methods
  • Solid background in automotive / truck 12V and 24V electrical systems
  • Previous experience in “Total Process Reliability” (TPR) maintenance is a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years previous experience preferred
  • Technical degree in Automotive / truck maintenance and repairs
  • Technical degree in Electrical and Electronics in a plus
  • Technical School for Hydraulic Troubleshooting

Physical Demands:

  • Exposure to noise, dust, fumes, gases, inclement weather temperatures.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Able to walk and stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Able to work on ladders, stairs and boom lifts

  • During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, we recognize that certain “non-essential worker” personnel may at times store consumer-facing materials (including, but not limited to, EADs, coupons, promotional materials, etc.) offsite from Company locations, such as at associates’ homes or in vehicles. All such consumer-facing materials must be maintained in a smoke-free and secure workplace environment.


Our rich benefits packages are designed to support the health and well-being of both our eligible co-workers and their families.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group Life and AD&D
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D
  • Group Short-Term Disability
  • Group Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse organization. We strive for inclusiveness and a workplace where mutual respect is paramount. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as need, to assist them in performing essential job functions.


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you are interested in applying for employment with Bolthouse Farms and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at: for additional support and guidance.


Bolthouse Farms does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Bolthouse Farms is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Hours: 2nd Shift (Monday to Thursday from 3:30PM - 1:00AM; Friday from 3:30PM to 12:00AM); when business requires overtime and weekends will be mandatory

2nd Shift (Monday to Thursday from 3:30PM - 1:00AM; Friday from 3:30PM to 12:00AM); when business requires overtime and weekends will be mandatory


Wm Bolthouse Farms Inc

Bakersfield, CA
93307 USA



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