Service Technician in Dunmore, PA at Five Star Equipment

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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    Dunmore, PA
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Job Description

Large Construction Equipment Service Technician - Very Competitive Wages 

Do you enjoy working on diesel engines or heavy construction equipment? Are you looking for a career change that allows you to work in a collaborative atmosphere? 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. 


Five Star Equipment is searching for experienced diesel engine and/or heavy equipment technicians to maintain and repair John Deere and other brands of equipment in our service shops. Work involves basic preventative maintenance, minor or major repairs. Technicians are independently certified to perform at a level determined by their experience, performance, equipment knowledge, training and progression from Entry Level III to Intermediate Level II to the fully capable Level 1 Service Technician.

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. 
  • 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. 
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate time cards daily. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge 

  • Must possess 3-5 years’ experience in the heavy equipment field as a service technician or mechanic. 
  • 3-5 years experience troubleshooting and diagnosing heavy equipment issues. 
  • Can perform basic math and read, write and speak English. Follows instructions. 
  • Ability to use laptop computer and software applications such as Microsoft Office and Internet functions. 
  • Ability to work flexible hours as well as work in various demanding environmental conditions. 
  • Communicate effectively. Can solve problem whether conceptual or concrete in nature with little to no assistance. 


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