Diesel Mechanic John Deere Agricultural Equipment in Sac City, IA

Van-Wall Equipment, Inc.

Job Summary Van Wall Equipment is looking for an Ag Technician to perform diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on customer and/or dealer-owned agricultural equipment. Candidate should have the expertise to use the appropriate tools to successfully diagnose and repair most John Deere equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Diagnose problems and determine what repairs are needed
Perform any inspections as required
Repair, service, and assemble any machines
Check and report any shortages and malfunctions to the Service Manager
Maintain and care for all shop tools, machines, and equipment
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
Document each job by recording unit serial number and hour meter reading
Participate in-service training programs required for the development of skills and knowledge
Report to Service Manager any additional work required to ensure proper operation and safety of the equipment. Maintain a clean and safe shop facility and environment
Maintain and care for shop tools, equipment, vehicles, and other employee s belongings
Stay current with technical changes
Help the dealership by participating in special programs, such as sales of service packages, demonstration programs, etc
Represent the dealership as a professional Service Technician at all times
Must obtain core training through JDU and keep it in good standing by continuing education with a minimum of one Q-Diagnostic class every 5 years

Position Qualifications

1+ years of experience performing service repairs
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 equipment
Ability to operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes
Proficient oral and written communication skills
Ability to lift at least 75 lbs repeatedly
Basic Service Technician certifications preferred
High School Diploma or equivalent experience required; Associates degree preferred
Valid driver s license is required