Lawn + Garden Technician in Ashland, VA at James River Equipment

Date Posted: 4/10/2021

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    Ashland, VA
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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. 

Job Details: 

James River Equipment is currently seeking a qualified Lawn and Garden Technician for our Ashland 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 lawn and garden small engine equipment to determine what repairs are needed

Performs basic/complex repairs as requested by service manager

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

Assemble machinery components and to follow manufacturer’s pre-delivery

Participates in all job-related training and development 

Prepares all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments

Maintains current product knowledge of John Deere and competitive products

Manages condition of vehicles, inventory, tools and equipment

Job Requirements: 

High School degree or equivalent experience 

One year of relevant experience preferred 

Experience with the repair of lawn and garden/small engine equipment 

Ability to understand electrical & hydraulic theory of operation and diagnostics 

Experience with compact utility tractors or agricultural tractors a plus 

Clean driving record, ability to lift 75 lbs., climb up and down equipment as needed 

Ability to work varying shifts, weekends and possible holidays  

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