Farm Machinery Set-Up Mechanic

Erect and assemble farm machineries.
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Salary Range
$24,000 – $60,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Farm Machinery Set-Up Mechanics do?

Erects and assembles farm machinery for use in field: Uncrates components at freight station or dealer’s warehouse, using crowbar and hammer. Assembles and adjusts machinery according to specifications, using handtools. Oils and greases moving parts. May deliver farm machinery to purchasers.

Should I be a Farm Machinery Set-Up Mechanic?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Engine Buildup Mechanic

    How to Become a
    Farm Machinery Set-Up Mechanic

    Most Farm Machinery Set-Up Mechanics have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9wbaaa&chl=no+college+%2872%25%29|certificate+%2826%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,72,72
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