Ag Service Technician in Andale, KS at PraireLand Partners

Date Posted: 6/11/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Andale, KS
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job Details, Major Responsibilities, and Duties

Job Function:  Performs diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on customer and/or dealer-owned agricultural equipment.  The position may require some direction or guidance from the Service Manager and/or senior technicians.

Major Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Performs diagnostics and repairs on agricultural equipment and precision agriculture products
  • Participates in service training required for the development of skills and knowledge 
  • 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 for all material used in performing assigned duties 
Qualifications, Physical Demands, and Work Environment

General Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience performing service repairs. 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience required; Associates degree in Ag Diesel Mechanics preferred
  • Ability to perform repairs and required maintenance using special tools and equipment following Technical Manual procedures
  • Proficient knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems used in the repair of agricultural and turf equipment
  • Ability to use job-related computer applications and basic computer functions
  • Ability to operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes
  • Ability to work individually or with a team
  • Detail oriented
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills
  • Valid drivers license is required
  • Fork lift license preferred

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel: reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock, moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions of this position.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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