Ag Equipment Apprentice (John Deere) in Portage la Prairie at Enns Brothers

Date Posted: 2/20/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

How would you like to join our high-performance team, learn the latest in-demand skills, work with the latest technology AND jumpstart a great career!  Do you have a mechanical aptitude and some experience with ag equipment?  That 'never quit' approach and excellent problem solving skills?  A drive to continuously improve your skills, learn from other and be the best?  Then we would like to hear from you!  This position is to participate in on-the-job training, performing basic repairs of outdoor power equipment and/or agricultural equipment under the direction of a Senior Technician, Service Manager or Shop Foreman.

This position comes with a competitive wage; performance incentive, employee purchase program, comprehensive health and dental benefits and a group RRSP program.  We are also committed to your growth and development and provide ongoing training opportunities, along with John Deere University courses.  Apprentices would be eligible for Enns Brothers Partners in Excellence program which provides significant financial support during training and mentorship at the dealership.  

Enns Brothers has been in business for over 60 years, and has 9 locations in the province with 360 employees. Our employees have worked hard to build a reputation for reliability, integrity and community support.  We think it’s important to have our branches locally managed and actively support the communities where we live and work. 

Your Responsibilities are:

  • Perform basic service tasks as assigned
  • Develops skills in removal, disassembly, and reconditioning of components.
  • Prepares all reports and forms required in conjunction with job assignments
  • Participates in Service Training programs required for the development of skills and knowledge.
  • Assists Senior Technicians as required.
  • Maintains condition of service vehicles, trailers, tools and equipment
  • Performs pre-delivery set up and inspection on new equipment as required

Job Requirements

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Good skills in operating vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Willingness to learn and take direction
  • Ability to understand limitations and capabilities and act accordingly
  • Have a valid driver's license and clear abstract
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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