Diesel Mechanic John Deere Agricultural Equipment in Marshalltown, IA at Van-Wall Equipment, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/12/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/12/2020

Job Description

Job Summary

Van Wall Equipment is looking for an Ag Technician to perform diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on customer and/or dealer-owned agricultural equipment. Candidate should have the expertise to use the appropriate tools to successfully diagnose and repair most John Deere equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Diagnose problems and determine what repairs are needed
  • Perform any inspections as required
  • Repair, service, and assemble any machines
  • Check and report any shortages and malfunctions to the Service Manager
  • Maintain and care for all shop tools, machines, and equipment
  • Complete dis-assembly and inspection, as efficiently as possible, so parts may be ordered and machine work can be scheduled promptly
  • Maintain records and account for all time, parts, and supplies used in repairing and servicing both customer and dealership equipment
  • Document each job by recording unit serial number and hour meter reading
  • Participate in-service training programs required for the development of skills and knowledge
  • Report to Service Manager any additional work required to ensure proper operation and safety of the equipment. Maintain a clean and safe shop facility and environment
  • Maintain and care for shop tools, equipment, vehicles, and other employee’s belongings
  • Stay current with technical changes
  • Help the dealership by participating in special programs, such as sales of service packages, demonstration programs, etc
  • Represent the dealership as a professional Service Technician at all times
  • Must obtain core training through JDU and keep it in good standing by continuing education with a minimum of one Q-Diagnostic class every 5 years

    Position Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience performing service repairs
  • Ability to perform basic 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 equipment
  • Ability to operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to lift at least 75 lbs repeatedly
  • Basic Service Technician certifications preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience required; Associates degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license is required

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