Service Technician in McPherson, KS at PraireLand Partners

Date Posted: 9/13/2023

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    McPherson, KS
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description


General Purpose:

The Service Technician is responsible for performing basic diagnostics, service repairs, and maintenance work on customer and dealer-owned equipment. The Service Technician reports to the Service Manager.

Essential Functions:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Performs repairs and maintenance using proper tools, techniques, and equipment for the machines that the technician specializes in.
  • Follows Technical Manual procedures when conducting maintenance and repairs on machines of the Technician’s specialty.
  • Seeks direction and guidance from the Service Manager or senior technicians, as necessary.
  • Maintains contact with customers about work performed on equipment as necessary.
  • Participates in training programs that are required for advancing work-related skills and knowledge.
  • Maintains current knowledge of John Deere and competitive products.
  • Maintains vehicles, inventory, AVE-PLP tools, personal tools, and equipment in good working order.
  • Maintains a clean work area and performs work in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments.
  • Completes all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments.
  • Performs other duties as required and necessary to ensure the success of AVE-PLP.

Supervisory Duties:

  • None.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to consistently promote, support, work, and act in a manner in support of AVE-PLP’s vision, mission, and values.
  • Proficient knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems used in the repair of customer and dealer-owned equipment.
  • Ability to operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes.
  • Ability to communicate with effectively with AVE-PLP staff and customers, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Ability to use job-related computer applications and basic computer functions.



  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) equivalent is required.


  • One or more years of experience performing service repairs is preferred.
  • Experience with the mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems used in off road, construction, lawn, or heavy equipment is preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted on a year for year basis.

Additional Requirements/Licenses/Certifications:

  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Passing a driving record (MVR), criminal history background checks, employment verification, and drug screen will be required prior to the start of employment.
  • Forklift license preferred or ability to obtain one.

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