Jarraff Industries is Growing!

For over 40 years Jarraff Industries had been providing utility and tree maintenance contractors high quality, innovative equipment they need to safely and efficiently clear land and maintain utility right of way throughout the world. Jarraff Industries recently finished a 20,000-square-foot addition to its main assembly building, which adds three new manufacturing lines and as many as 30 new jobs!! The project included a new paint booth and numerous equipment upgrades. The finished expansion, encompasses 35,000 square feet of new building space, a dedicated 10,000-square-foot parts and service building and a 5,000-square-foot finished machine storage facility. Privately held and financially strong, Jarraff has worked hard to create an exciting, flexible, and family-friendly work environment. Jarraff offers competitive wages along with superior benefit packages for all full-time associates includes but not limited to medical, dental, retirement 401K/Roth, uniforms, PTO and holiday’s. Jarraff Industries is looking for engineers, welders, fabricators, assemblers, Warranty Specialist and mechanics to join its long-tenured team. Take a look at the current open positions below and see if your next career move could be here!


We currently have the following FT positions open:

Design Engineer – FT

Our  Design Engineer performs engineering work related  to planning and designing machines, engines, tools, and other mechanically functioning equipment to improve and expand Jarraff Industries, Inc. products.

Typical job duties include:

  • Maintain and design Jarraff products while applying knowledge of engineering principles
  • Confer with engineers and other personnel to design new product
  • Implement product modifications and changes to Jarraff products
  • Evaluate potential design proposals, specifications, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost and maintenance requirements of designs
  • Provide information to CAD Designers to support design efforts, Calculations for sizing of components, material specifications, structural elements, electrical and hydraulic, Machine Operations, testing and tuning, Prototype build support for validation phases
  • Lead concept brainstorming sessions with groups to drive innovative design ideas
  • Review BOM’s for accuracy and completeness
  • Vendor/Supplier relationships
  • General data analysis from test results
  • Write test plans for validation of product
  • Lead DFMEA events during new product design projects and Knowledge of engineering BOM integration with MRP system(Microsoft GP).

Position requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering – Mechanical preferred
  • 5+ years’ of experience in manufacturing and engineering, Technical knowledge of hydraulics, electronics and Solidworks
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suites
  • Ability to communicate at high levels across multiple departments
  • Evaluation of proposed design concepts with ability to analyze specific attributes of each for comparison.

This individual will possess the following competencies:

  • Excellent Communication Proficiency
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Relationships
  • Technical Capacity
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Results Driven and Awareness of health and safety issues.

Assembly Associate: FT

The purpose of this job is to assemble Jarraff Tree Trimming and right of way clearing equipment.

Typical job duties include:

  • Working with schematics
  • Blueprint drawings or other data to assemble components according to specifications
  • Holds the ability to problem solve
  • Assists with assemble and sub-assemblies of equipment
  • Reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations
  • Completes tasks as directed by manufacturing schedules with minimum supervision.

Position requirements include:

  • 2-year technical degree with hydraulics system knowledge
  • 2+ years manufacturing experience
  • knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Work measurement
  • Quality assurance
  • Shop routing
  • Blueprints and math

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is working in a shop environment and must be able to lift up to 50-lbs.

This individual will possess the following competencies:

  • Technical Capacity
  • Adaptability
  • Initiative
  • Time Management
  • Thoroughness
  • Learning Orientation
  • Problem Solving
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Work Quality and Attention to Detail.

Painter – FT

The purpose of this job is to paint Jarraff equipment and assemblies in order to protect them from the elements. Operates a spray painter or other equipment to apply industrial paint finishes on metals or products. Mixes paints and other solutions and monitors drying to ensure desired results. Competes finishing with baking, polishing or other materials. Follows all required safety procedures.

Typical Job duties include:

  • Prepares equipment for paint by cleaning surfaces of parts.
  • Panting equipment/machinery

This individual will possess the following competencies:

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Learning Orientation
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Technical Capacity
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Work Measurement
  • Quality Assurance
  • Blueprint Reading and Math

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibrations. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Position requirements include:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent: 1-2 hears technical school preferred.
  • 1+ years manufacturing experience or painting-related work


HOW TO APPLY Apply in person at 1731 Gault St. – Main Office Building in St. Peter or

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Mail: Jarraff Industries, Inc. Main Office – Attn: Human Resources 1731 Gault Street St. Peter, MN 56082

Fax: Human Resources 507-484-2481

Email: Human Resources