Ranch Maintenance Foreman needed in Mitchell, Oregon

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Alscott Antone Ranch

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Mitchell, OR
Job Type
Full Time, Year round
Commensurate with experience
Date Posted
March 6, 2024
Housing Offered
5-10 yrs

Do you want to oversee maintenance and repairs of ranch infrastructure (farming equipment, buildings, homes, and recreation equipment) on a beautiful ranch near Mitchell, OR? Here is your opportunity!

The maintenance foreman will be responsible for the day-to-day repair and maintenance of Antone Ranch’s infrastructure. The ranch is large and unique with new and old buildings and equipment that support custom livestock grazing, hay production, and a unique recreation program on a one-of-a-kind ranch 60 miles East of Prineville, OR.


Apply through link here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2287167

Daily monitoring of ranch infrastructure:

  • Overseeing preventative maintenance.
  • Repairing systems as needed.
  • Working with the ranch staff, partners, and contractors to see all systems are working as they should.
  • Maintaining parts and supplies inventories

Systems and Equipment include:

  • 20 buildings with running water and electricity (Homes, Barns, Shops, Guest Spaces)
  • Power Generation Systems (Solar and Generator)
  • Pivot Irrigators
  • Farming Equipment (Tractors, Swather, Baler)
  • Excavation Equipment (Excavators, Dozer)
  • Recreation Equipment (Side by Sides, Shooting Ranges)

Resources to Complete the Job:

  • A large and well outfitted shop with fabrication tools, mechanic tools, auto lift and more.
  • Personal Service Truck for daily jobs and an outfitted service truck
  • Ranch staff for support in jobs or projects.
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Work Order Software System

Essential Functions and Core Responsibilities:

  • Oversee, direct, and communicate with ranch management and staff regarding the maintenance and operation of all ranch buildings, vehicles and equipment
  • Take initiative to improve all ranch infrastructure with the goal of making our operation more efficient and cost effective
  • Develop and maintain records associated with the repairs and maintenance activities
  • Work directly with farming, livestock, and recreation teams
  • Maintain clean and organized workspaces, vehicles, etc.
  • Adhere to ranch objectives and standards
  • Occasionally, must be available outside of normal working hours as needs and/or emergencies arise
  • Other related duties as needed with operating equipment and livestock.
  • Daily monitoring of ranch infrastructure.


  • 5+ years of repairs and maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, and carpentry repairs
  • Experience with farm equipment operation
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment mechanical skills and operation
  • Fabrication and construction experience
  • Experience overseeing projects and scheduling
  • Strong communication skills
  • Preferred to have general knowledge of livestock, farming, land restoration and outdoor recreation operations and systems

Ability to:

  • Think proactively and anticipate next steps
  • Manage projects and schedules
  • Work in varying conditions and environments
  • Demonstrate flexibility with situations and tasks
  • Perform tasks on the spot with little to no advanced notice

Pay: Flexible based upon level of experience and willing to pay the right price for the right person. Housing included. Position is hourly with overtime after 40 hrs. Schedule is typically Monday-Friday with weekends and evenings as the need arises.

Desired Candidates: The ideal person will be passionate about maintenance and repairs in a ranch setting. The candidate should be a solution and results minded individual that is willing to live in a semi-remote area.

Job Location: Antone Ranch is near Mitchell, OR. Mitchell is roughly 20 minutes from the ranch with a K-12 school, and a store to get you enough to get by. Major shopping and resources are available approximately 60 miles away in Prineville or John Day.

Physical Requirements:

Lift, push, pull or carry objects by bending, stretching, twisting and/or reaching out.

This position requires the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.



Apply through link here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2287167

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