Service Technician - Equipment Mechanic in Portland, MI at John Deere Military Hiring Program

Date Posted: 11/14/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Job overview

This Technician will perform basic diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on customer and/or dealer-owned lawn & garden or large agricultural equipment.



Responsibilities

  • Performs basic diagnostics and repairs on small agricultural and turf equipment and established Ag Management Solutions (AMS) products.
  • Participates in Service EDUCATE Training programs required for the mechanical development of skills and knowledge.
  • Maintains current knowledge of John Deere and competitive products.
  • Maintains condition of vehicles, inventory, tools and equipment.
  • Maintains a clean work area and performs work in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • Completes all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments.
  • Accounts for all time on a time card and for all material used in performing assigned duties.
  • Support management in the pursuit of corporate policies, plans, goals, and long-term objectives.


Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience required; Associates degree preferred.
  • Ability to perform basic repairs and required maintenance using special tools and equipment following Technical Manual procedures.
  • Proficient knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems used in the repair of agricultural and turf equipment.
  • Ability to use Service Advisor and basic computer functions.
  • Ability to operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes.
  • Ability to work individually or with a team.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills.



Benefits

  • Competitive wage paid bi-weekly
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Healthcare (medical, dental, vision)
  • Company-paid term life insurance plus Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with company match
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • $1,000/year tool allowance
  • Uniform allowance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Employee discounts
  • Dependent Care Assistance Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • On-the-job training & skills development



Working Conditions

  • Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.
  • The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or to chemicals.
  • The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
  • The worker is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
  • The worker is subject to extreme heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

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