Agriculture Equipment Technician in Amherst, VA at James River Equipment

Date Posted: 10/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Amherst, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/14/2019

Job Description

The history of James River Equipment dates back to 1926 when Rudolph Romer opened his first John Deere Dealership in Holly, Colorado. In 1977, the Romers made the decision to expand eastward and purchased four construction and forestry dealerships in Virginia which were combined to form James River Equipment. Since 2001, James River Equipment has added on average one new location and one new partner per year. The mission of James River Equipment is to provide values to our customers, do it profitably and ethically, do it for the long term and have fun while doing it! Integrity, loyalty and honesty are at the heart of every James River Equipment business. 

James River Equipment is currently seeking an experienced Agriculture Equipment Technician for our Amherst location. If you're the kind of person who strives to do great work, excels in creative environments, thrives in teams, and lives for problem-solving - this is the place for you. At James River Equipment, your ideas, experiences, and values matter. You will be rewarded in ways that matter through opportunities for career growth; ongoing training through John Deere University and through outstanding compensation, incentives and benefit programs – Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, 401k match and profit share. 

Job Responsibilities: 

Performs basic/complex diagnostics on agricultural / small engine equipment to determine repairs 

Conducts basic/complex repairs on agricultural equipment as requested by the service manager 

Operates vehicles, tools, and equipment used in machinery pre-delivery and set up processes 

Assembles machinery components  

Participates in all job related training and development 

Prepares all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments 

Job Requirements: 

Minimum 1 year of experience performing service repairs 

Desired 1-3 years’ experience in the set up and repair/diagnostic of agricultural equipment 

Proven knowledge of methods, materials, tools and techniques used in the set up and repair of equipment 

Ability to lift up to 75 lbs. and can climb up and down on equipment as needed 

High School Diploma or GED equivalent 

Valid drivers’ license, clean driving record and ability to pass a drug screening test  

Ability to work on nights, weekends and holidays

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