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Agricultural Shop Mechanic

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

Job Description:

Join the Team at James River Equipment in Locust HillSince 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 Shop Mechanic, your more typical responsibilities will include:Pre-deliver, inspect, maintain, diagnose, and repair farm and agricultural equipment.Order parts and prepare repair estimates.Prepare accurate inspection and service reports and maintain other records as required.Complete jobs and repair estimates.Keep work areas clean and orderly.Work in a safe manner.Comply with company policies and government regulations.Perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications Include:1-3 years mechanic experience working on farm and agricultural equipment or similar.High School diploma or equivalent experience. Technical or vocational degree in mechanical field strongly preferred.Strong communication skills.Willingness to learn.Basic math skills.Self-motivated.Physical Effort: Service Technicians frequently stand for long periods of time, bend, lay, and crawl under to repair and service machines. They frequently lift parts and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds unassisted. They must be able to maneuver on/under heavy equipment and on agricultural/construction sites with irregular terrain. Service technicians must be able to operate a motor vehicle during both day and night as well.Working Conditions: Service Technicians work around hazards such as electrical, mechanical, and power equipment. They frequently have risk of exposure to chemicals, used oil, spent antifreeze, parts cleaning solvent, volatile hydrocarbons, battery acid, etc. There is often times adverse weather conditions that they must occasionally work in. There is often mists, fumes, dusts, and non-continuous noises of varying sound levels and intensities that regularly happen in the shop as well.Travel: Little to none.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 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, Hampton , Agricultural Shop Mechanic, Engineering , Locust Hill, Virginia

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