Agricultural Mechanic/Service Technician in Mount Airy, NC at James River Equipment

Date Posted: 11/21/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/21/2022

Job Description

Job Location:    Mt Airy - Mt. Airy, NC

Salary Range:    Undisclosed

DescriptionEssential Duties:o    Performs basic diagnostics and repairs on equipment and established products as requested by the Service Manager and Service Writer.o    Prepares all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments.o    Maintains condition of shop, vehicles, inventory, tools, and equipment.o    Follows all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments.o    Complete dis-assembly and inspection, as efficiently as possible, so parts may be ordered and machine work can be scheduled promptly.o    Maintain records and account for all time, parts, and supplies used in repairing and servicing both customer and dealership equipment.

 

QualificationsEducationo    Willingness to learn. o    Basic Service Technician or Mechanic certification preferred. Mechanic experience with agricultural equipment such as hay balers, combines, tractors is highly preferred.

o    Proficient oral and written communication skills.o    High School Diploma or equivalent experience required.o    Valid, clean driver’s license preferred. o    Strong communication skill and self-motivated. 

 

Physical Demands

o    Physical Effort: Small engine technicians constantly work on machines in the shop; which requires physical demands on a daily basis. They must be able to move on/under machines to perform repairs and services. They often have to lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds repeatedly without assistance. There will be occasions where small engine technicians must operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes as well. They frequently stand for long periods of time and often kneel, bend, lay on their backs, etc. to perform repairs, services, and/or maintenance. 

 

o    Working Conditions: Small Engine Technicians are constantly working in the repair shop to perform their tasks and duties. Work is performed on even surfaces on a hard floor in the shop. There is exposure to dirt, grease, fumes, cuts, bruises, strains, loud noises, etc. To combat these potential dangers and risk hazards, Small Engine Technicians must follow strict safety procedures, proper equipment safety, and PPE. 

 

o    Travel: Little to none. 

Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality is vital. Must attend work regularly and to arrive at work on time. Failure to do so detrimentally affects team morale and productivity. 

employmentType':'OTHERexperienceRequirements':'Educationo    Willingness to learn. o    Basic Service Technician or Mechanic certification preferred. Mechanic experience with agricultural equipment such as hay balers, combines, tractors is highly preferred.

o    Proficient oral and written communication skills.o    High School Diploma or equivalent experience required.o    Valid, clean driver’s license preferred. o    Strong communication skill and self-motivated. 

 

Physical Demands

o    Physical Effort: Small engine technicians constantly work on machines in the shop; which requires physical demands on a daily basis. They must be able to move on/under machines to perform repairs and services. They often have to lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds repeatedly without assistance. There will be occasions where small engine technicians must operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes as well. They frequently stand for long periods of time and often kneel, bend, lay on their backs, etc. to perform repairs, services, and/or maintenance. 

 

o    Working Conditions: Small Engine Technicians are constantly working in the repair shop to perform their tasks and duties. Work is performed on even surfaces on a hard floor in the shop. There is exposure to dirt, grease, fumes, cuts, bruises, strains, loud noises, etc. To combat these potential dangers and risk hazards, Small Engine Technicians must follow strict safety procedures, proper equipment safety, and PPE. 

 

o    Travel: Little to none. 

Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality is vital. Must attend work regularly and to arrive at work on time. Failure to do so detrimentally affects team morale and productivity. 

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