Agricultural Diesel Mechanic (John Deere Service Technician)

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Location
Regional NSW - Sydney, Australia
Salary
$55,000 - $65,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Oct 04, 2017
Job ID
2528730

We are looking for enthusiastic qualified HV Diesel Mechanics with Agricultural experience and excellent mechanical and technical knowledge.This is a permanent, full-time employment, with training development opportunities. Competitive wages plus generous bonus incentives and visa sponsorship. Note: no relocation provided, and while role is open to ‘international applicants’, ideally those who are onshore in Australia (e.g. on temporary visas). Salary to AUD 65K. 

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

 
Qualifications

  • 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 Forklift license preferred