Shop Mechanic in New Bern, NC at James River Equipment

Date Posted: 11/21/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New Bern, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/21/2022

Job Description

Level:    Experienced

Job Location:    New Bern - New Bern, NC

Position Type:    Full Time

Education Level:    High School

Salary Range:    Undisclosed

Travel Percentage:    None

Job Shift:    Day

Career Opportunity with James River EquipmentJoin the team at James River Equipment in New Bern!

The combination of our experience, culture, and focus on customer service has resulted in James River Equipment becoming one of the most distinguished and widely respected John Deere dealers in the country. Our steady growth in service, rentals, parts, and sales is a direct reflection of the loyalty of our customers and our increase in the variety of products we offer.

As a Shop Mechanic, your more typical responsibilities will include:

  • Performs basic diagnostics and repairs on equipment and established products as requested by the Service Manager and Service Writer.
  • Prepares all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments.
  • Maintains condition of shop, vehicles, inventory, tools, and equipment.
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments.
  • 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.
As a Shop Mechanic, you will be working in the shop (with occasional work required outside in varying weather conditions) to repair, conduct maintenance, and address any customer concerns or questions regarding our fleet of John Deere equipment. 

Job Requirements Include:

  • 3 or more years of experience as a heavy equipment/construction equipment mechanic is required for this current opening.
  • Basic Service Technician or Mechanic certification preferred. 
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience required.
  • Valid, clean driver’s license preferred. 
  • Strong communication skills with a willingness to learn is highly preferred.
Physical Demands

o    Physical Effort: Shop Mechanics constantly work on machines in the shop; which requires physical demands on a daily basis. They must be able to move on/under machines to perform repairs and services. They often have to lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds repeatedly without assistance. There will be occasions where shop mechanics must operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes as well. They frequently stand for long periods of time and often kneel, bend, lay on their backs, etc. to perform repairs, services, and/or maintenance. 

 

o    Working Conditions: Shop Mechanics are constantly working in the repair shop to perform their tasks and duties. Work is performed on even surfaces on a hard floor in the shop. There is exposure to dirt, grease, fumes, cuts, bruises, strains, loud noises, etc. To combat these potential dangers and risk hazards, Shop Mechanics must follow strict safety procedures, proper equipment safety, and PPE. 

o    Travel: Little to none. 

As our ideal candidate, you'll take responsibility to safely execute the work while demonstrating excellent attention to detail. You are a fast learner, with superb communication skills and a dedication to delivering quality work. Further, you have the ability to collaborate and build relationships with coworkers, customers, and vendors, with excellent interpersonal skills.

Above all, you'll be a reliable and friendly team player who has a natural aptitude for problem-solving and is eager to contribute to an established, growing company! 

Working at James River EquipmentAbout the Benefits

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate (negotiable based on experience) and eligibility for monthly technician incentive bonuses. In addition, our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Extended health, dental, and vision insurance with no waiting period for benefits 
  • Health savings account
  • Flexible spending account
  • Disability and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match and profit share
  • Annual tools and PPE allowance 
  • Employee recognition rewards program
  • Opportunities to attend a yearly cruise for top performers
  • Paid time for employees to take online training at home
  • Company laptop 
  • Opportunities for leadership and professional growth 
  • Quarterly group outings, company events, and employee recognition programs
 

Upon joining us, you will be welcomed into a supportive, collaborative, and diverse team that takes pride in a job well done.

If you're looking for a satisfying workplace and would like to take your career forward, Apply Now!

 

For more information about what it’s like to work at James River Equipment, please visit our website at www.jamesriverequipment.com

educationRequirements':'High SchoolemploymentType':'OTHERexperienceRequirements':'About the Benefits

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate (negotiable based on experience) and eligibility for monthly technician incentive bonuses. In addition, our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Extended health, dental, and vision insurance with no waiting period for benefits 
  • Health savings account
  • Flexible spending account
  • Disability and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match and profit share
  • Annual tools and PPE allowance 
  • Employee recognition rewards program
  • Opportunities to attend a yearly cruise for top performers
  • Paid time for employees to take online training at home
  • Company laptop 
  • Opportunities for leadership and professional growth 
  • Quarterly group outings, company events, and employee recognition programs
 

Upon joining us, you will be welcomed into a supportive, collaborative, and diverse team that takes pride in a job well done.

If you're looking for a satisfying workplace and would like to take your career forward, Apply Now!

 

For more information about what it’s like to work at James River Equipment, please visit our website at www.jamesriverequipment.com

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