Service Technician in East Syracuse, NY at Five Star Equipment

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Do you have an interest in construction equipment? Does being a part of a team that provides solutions to its customers sound like a challenge you’d like to pursue? Do you dream of having a career where meaningful work provides you with immense job satisfaction as well as a highly competitive compensation package? You can have all of this and more at Five Star Equipment, Northern PA and New York State’s John Deere construction and forestry equipment dealer.

Do you enjoy working on diesel engines or heavy construction equipment? Are you looking for a career change that allows you to go out on the road instead of working in a shop all day? Would you like to have a job that provides a career track for growth while providing job satisfaction knowing you help customers stay in business by keeping their machines running? You can have all of this and more as a Service Technician at Five Star Equipment, Northern PA and New York State’s John Deere construction and forestry equipment dealer.  We currently have an opening in our Dunmore, PA Branch.

Five Star Equipment provides ongoing John Deere factory training; modern service vehicles; a complete uniform program with laundering/repair service; shoe and tool allowances; and a highly competitive compensation and benefits package including paid time off and 401(k) eligibility after 30 days.

  

Job duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

• Perform preventative maintenance, and minor or major repairs to heavy construction or forestry equipment in the shop or in the field.

• Possess strong diagnostic and mechanical operation skills. Understands and implements concept of root cause analysis.

• Work in conjunction with the Service Advisor or Service Manager to provide the Service office with machine information including: machine make/model, serial number, hour meter reading, parts/equipment/supplies used during the course of the repairs and notification of any additional repairs required but not completed.

• Level I or II technicians may be called upon to coach/train a technician with less experience or at a lower classification (II or III).

• Responsible for participation and successfully completing mandated training on or off site, or online through John Deere University and other training programs.

• Actively participates in and takes ownership of, the Company’s safety protocols, is aware of one’s surroundings and will wear the appropriate PPE at all times. Reports incidents related to near-miss, accidents or injuries immediately to proper company representatives.

• Informs Service Manager or Service Advisor of non-serviceable tools, equipment or vehicles, in addition to other departmental concerns.

• Participates in formal scheduled or informal performance reviews. Discusses future goals or improvement plans as needed.

• Responsible for maintaining accurate time cards daily.

• Other duties as assigned.       

REQUIREMENTS: 

• Must possess 5-8 years’ experience in the heavy equipment field as a service technician or mechanic.

• 3-5 years’ experience troubleshooting and diagnosing heavy equipment issues on a variety of equipment such as John Deere, Caterpillar, Komatsu, Case CE.

• Must have knowledge of application, operation and function engine, hydraulic and electric systems, including electrical diagrams.

• Must possess basic tools of the trade.

• Road Service Technician must have a clean DMV to qualify for insurance coverage under the company auto policy.

• Maintain required Commercial Driver’s License class for vehicle assigned and keep medical card updated.

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