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Field Equipment Mechanic

Company: James River Companies Llc
Location: Danville
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Join the team at James River Equipment in DanvilleSince 1977, James River Equipment has been providing outstanding John Deere products and services to farmers, businesses, homeowners, and our communities. Each one of our nearly 50 authorized John Deere dealerships provides a workplace where employees are family and customers return because of the skill, service and trust our employees provide. As we grow, we value people ready to grow a career that makes an impact far beyond just our daily workplace.As an Agricultural Field Mechanic, your more typical responsibilities will include:Inspecting, diagnosing, repairing, adjusting, and maintaining construction on various types of agricultural equipmentUtilizing problem-solving resources such as DTAC, technical manuals, personal skills, and experience in order to perform diagnosis of equipment problemsRequesting proper parts needed for repair through the parts department and keeping track of machine statusPlanning and executing the sequence of repairsConducting engine underhauls, head gaskets, rear axle replacement, hydraulic valves and pumps, rock shafts, and transmission repairsPreparing accurate inspection and service reports, and maintaining other records as requiredFollowing company policies and government regulationsKeeping work areas clean and orderly, while complying with company safety standardsJob RequirementsHigh School diploma or equivalent experience.Vocation or technical degree, or equivalent work experience or training. 3-5 years of experience as a mechanic working on agricultural or farm equipment is required.Knowledge of service department operations, agricultural service department operations, and agricultural equipment technology. Physical Effort: Field Mechanics regularly work on machines in tight and uncomfortable positions. They may stand for long periods of time while also having to bend, crawl, or lay on their backs when making repairs. Field Mechanics frequently lift objects weighing 50-pounds unassisted and move heavier items (over 50 pounds) with assistance of devices. Field Service Technicians will service machines both in the shop and outside the shop at customer locations. Working Conditions: Field Mechanics perform work both in the shop and out at customer locations. You occasionally perform work on loose-footing areas outside of the shop and in the field. There is often exposure to grease, dirt, dust, fumes, drafts, and loud noises of varying levels both in the shop and out. There is also frequent risk of burns, chemical irritations, cuts, strains, bruises, etc. Field Mechanics will regularly perform work duties outside in adverse weather conditions. To combat these dangers and risk hazards, field service technicians must follow strict safety procedures, proper equipment safety, and PPE. Travel: Requires frequent driving to & from customer locations and the shop.Above all, we are seeking a friendly team player who has an outstanding work ethic, a willingness to continue learning and growing personally and professionally, and enjoys contributing to a positive work environment!#indeedserviceAbout the BenefitsJoining the team at James River Equipment means youll enjoy a wide range of benefits, many of which start on day one of your employment with us. In addition to a competitive hourly rate of pay (negotiable based on experience) as well as monthly technician incentive bonus eligibility, the successful candidate will receive:Extended health, dental, and vision insurance (day one of employment)Health savings account optionsFlexible spending account optionsDisability and life insurance401k with employer match and profit share (after 90 days of employment)Annual tools and PPE allowancePaid time off and paid holidaysEmployee recognition rewards programOpportunities to attend a yearly cruise for top performersOpportunities for leadership and professional growthQuarterly group outings, company events, and employee recognition programsUpon joining the James River Equipment family, you will be welcomed into a supportive, collaborative, and diverse team that takes pride in a job well done and is appreciated for the work they do!For more information about what its like to work at James River Equipment, please visit our website at www.jamesriverequipment.comby Jobble

Keywords: James River Companies Llc, Danville , Field Equipment Mechanic, Engineering , Danville, Virginia

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