Advanced Service Technician/Diesel Mechanic John Deere Agricultural Equipment in Yuba City, CA at Valley Truck & Tractor Co.

Date Posted: 10/18/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Yuba City, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/18/2020

Job Description

Valley Truck and Tractor is the region’s leading farm and turf equipment dealer with nine dealerships across Northern California. Since our founding in 1948, we have been driven to provide the highest quality equipment and support to our customers for all of their ground care and agricultural needs. We meet this challenge with outstanding customer service and partnerships with leading brands including John Deere, STIHL, Honda and more. Our commitment to our employees runs just as deep, and we are always looking for the next exceptional individual to join our family. 

Purpose:

Independently performs advanced diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on customer and/or dealer-owned agricultural and turf equipment. May require some direction or guidance from the Service Manager, Master Technicians or Service Writer if applicable.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs advanced diagnostics and repairs on agricultural and turf equipment and established Ag Management Solutions (AMS) products
  • Participates in Service EDUCATE Training programs required for the development of skills and knowledge
  • Mentors Service Technician Trainees
  • Conducts or supports customer clinics
  • Maintains current knowledge of John Deere and competitive products
  • Maintains condition of vehicles, inventory, tools and equipment
  • Maintains a clean work area and performs work in a neat and orderly fashion
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments
  • Completes all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments
  • Accounts for all time and all material used in performing assigned duties
  • May perform diagnosis and repair in the field
  • May be required to work after normal business hours and weekends
Qualifications
  • 3+ years of experience performing service repairs
  • Ability to perform advanced repairs and maintenance using special tools and equipment following Technical Manual procedures on machines of the Technician’s specialty
  • Advanced knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems used in the repair of agricultural and turf equipment
  • Excellent skills in operating vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes
  • Ability to use Service Advisor and basic computer functions
  • Ability to lift at least 75 lbs. repeatedly
  • Advanced Service Technician certification preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience required; Associates degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required; CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) and fork lift license preferred
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team

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