Agricultural Diesel Mechanic (John Deere Service Technician) - Regional NSW

  • Date Posted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Salary: $55000 - $60000
  • Location: New South Wales
  • Industry: Trades & Services
  • Position: Permanent

A  progressive John Deere Dealership that has been servicing and selling agricultural and turf machinery for over 63 years  is looking for qualified Agricultural Diesel Mechanics who will independently perform advanced diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on customer and/or dealer-owned agricultural and turf equipment in a specialized field.

The company is an approved employer sponsor. Therefore, while local candidates will be given priority, outstanding international candidates may also be considered for employment with 457 visa sponsorship.  

Responsibilities

• Performs advanced diagnostics and repairs on agricultural and turf equipment and established Ag Management Solutions (AMS) products in a specialized field.
• Mentors and trains Service Technician Apprentices
• Conducts or supports customer clinics
• Conducts optimization of machinery for customers
• 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
• Follows all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments
• Completes all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments
• Accounts for all time and all material used in performing assigned duties 
• Performs diagnosis and repairs in the field and shed
 
Requirements
 
• 3-5+ years of experience performing service repairs after qualification
• High School Diploma or equivalent experience required; Trade Certificate Technical Qualifications
• Ability to perform advanced repairs and maintenance using special tools and equipment following Technical Manual procedures on machines of the Technician's specialty
• Advanced knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems used in the repair of agricultural and turf equipment
• Excellent skills in operating vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes
• Excellent ability to use Service Advisor and basic computer functions
• Master Level Service Technician certification essential (but not a requirement)
• Valid driver's license required; CDL (Commercial Drivers License) and fork lift license preferred

If you think you have the above qualities, are looking for a new challenge, and believe you have what it takes to drive a team to succeed consistently, please forward your resume, along with a cover letter, by clicking on the apply button below.  Alternatively, you may email your application letter with resume to recruit@konnecting.com and quote reference # 2492426  in the email subject.

About Konnecting

Konnecting is an Australian Skilled Migration & Recruitment Consultancy that sources candidates for niche and specialist roles.  We are also a registered migration agency that processes the Australian employer sponsored 457 visas. 
For more positions offering visa sponsorship, or for other Australian visa information, please visit www.konnecting.com.

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