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Mechanic of agricultural equipment in Hasselt


Job description

• You will work with different equipment like: heavy equipment like:
o agricultural machinery, cranes, excavators… –
o brands such as Schaffer (90%), Genie and Terex (10%).
• Mechanics: knowledge of Diesel engines. Analyzing defects in Diesel engines and repairing, assembling and disassembling them. Recovery and analysis of cylinders, cylinder heads, cylinder head gaskets, valves, transmissions, belts etc.
• Hydraulics: thorough knowledge of pumps. Replacing seals, joints /bearings. Replacing shafts and bushings.
• Hydrostatics: knowledge of hydrostatic pumps / piston pumps (400 to 500 bar). Be able to measure the pressures with tools like nanometer.
• Electricity: knowledge of electrical installations of these machines. Reading electrical diagrams, analysis of short circuits and carrying out repairs.
• Welding: being able to weld (MIG/MAG).
• Experience with Schaffer equipment.
• Knowledge of diagnosis; repair of electrical and electronic equipment .
• Flexibility and ability to work independently.
• Driving licence C(E).


• Minimum 7 years experience on a similar position.
• Language knowledge: German or French on a higher communicative level.
• Experience in a similar position is a strong asset.
• Good knowledge of hydraulic and mechanical aspects.
• Ability to read and interpret technical drawings.
• Higher technician education in the field of mechanics/ electromechanics.


• Fully legal employment according to Belgian law
• Salary 14,00 - 15,00 € gross/hour
• Organization of accommodation (payable 65€/week)
• Free access to the Internet in the accommodation
• Social bonuses according to Belgian law

General information

Contract type 
Permanent contract after interim
Job category