Ag Technology Trainer in CORRAL DE TIE, CA at RDO Equipment Co.

Date Posted: 1/18/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

$80000 - $100000 / year

Compensation & Benefits:

  • 5% bonus potential
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Training and development, as well as opportunities to grow within the organization

Specific Duties Include:

  • Provide service technician training including classroom time, as well as hands-on training at multiple locations.
  • Professionally facilitate and present to an audience.
  • Obtain training instructor qualifications according to the John Deere Certified Dealer Instructor program.
  • Follow John Deere’s requirements for maintaining training aids and materials.
  • Will be Spudnik to coordinate trainings related to short line equipment.
  • Gather and research information to create and deliver technical training concepts for John Deere Agriculture equipment as well as revise materials for existing classes.
  • Lead training classes at all RDO Equipment Co. locations as well as off-site locations.
  • Work in conjunction with the Product Specialist team to understand current trends and technical issues to be able to develop courses or incorporate into courses.
  • Provide overflow phone support for the Service Support Center during peak seasons.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbook.
  • Conduct self in the presence of customers and community so as to present a professional image of RDO Equipment Co.
  • Proactively seek and participate in available company-sponsored training, in an effort to develop and advance knowledge base and skill set.
  • Participate in all company/location driven communication efforts, including open book meetings, huddles, department meetings and other related efforts.
  • Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and exemplary customer service.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner.
  • RDO Equipment Co. approaches its goals and responsibilities in terms of its five principal stakeholders:  Employees, Customers, Manufacturer Partners, Owners and Communities.  These principal stakeholders have shaped the core values of the organization and provide a basis for our management decisions.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience as a technical trainer/instructor
  • Experience with John Deere systems and products, or related heavy equipment
  • Establish and maintain instructor credibility
  • Dynamic presentation skills with strong public speaking & overall communication skills
  • Strong technical background with experience in engines, hydraulics, electronics, electricity and drive trains as well as proper operation, maintenance and safety
  • Proficient in the use of a computer and related software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Ability to travel 50%
  • Candidates must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship


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