Career Detail

Location: Charlottesville, VA
Type of Employment: Full-time

AGRICULTURAL TECHNICIAN

Purpose for the position: 

Performs diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on customer and/or dealer-owned agricultural and turf equipment.

Responsibilities:

  1. Performs diagnostics and repairs on agricultural and turf equipment.
  2. Maintains current knowledge of John Deere and competitive products
  3. Maintains condition of vehicles, inventory, tools and equipment
  4. Participates in Service educate Training programs required for the development of skills and knowledge
  5. Maintains a clean work area and performs work in a neat and orderly fashion
  6. Follows all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments
  7. Completes all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments
  8. Accounts for all time on a time card and for all material used in performing assigned duties

Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge:

  • 5+ years of experience performing service repairs
  • Ability to perform 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
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to lift at least 75 lbs. repeatedly
  • Service Technician certification preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience required; Associates degree preferred
  • Valid VA driver’s license is required
  • Forklift license preferred

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