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Agricultural Equipment Technician

Position Title: Agricultural Equipment Technician

Department: Service

Position Reports to: Service Manager

 

Summary of Position:

The Service Technician is responsible for inspecting farm and/or construction equipment and conducting preventative maintenance and repairs, based on a strong working knowledge of machinery and gasoline, diesel and electrically powered motors. He or she will execute basic care, diagnose complex problems and plan and execute repairs, ordering necessary parts and supplies as required.  This individual will make recommendations to customers based upon observed problems and or practical maintenance requirements. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Operate equipment for testing purposes or diagnose using various equipment, including hand-held and onboard compression gauges or diagnostic computers.
  • Maintain efficiency and accuracy in diagnosing as well as repairing machinery.
  • Repair or replace worn parts ahead of equipment breakdown or damage.
  • Review work orders and discuss work with supervisor.
  • Inspect motors in operation, test motorized equipment systems and components using computerized diagnostic and other testing devices to diagnose and isolate faults.
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of Farm Equipment systems including fuel system, brakes, steering and suspension, engine and drive train, emission control and exhaust, cooling and climate control, and electrical and electronic systems using hand tools and other specialized Farm Equipment repair equipment.
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer's performance specifications.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service.
  • Advise customers on work performed, general equipment condition and future repair requirements.
  • Inspect and test mechanical units, such as engines, transmissions, axles and brake systems to locate faults and malfunctions.
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions and confirm findings with supervisor to determine whether to repair or replace unit.
  • Repair or replace mechanical units or components using hand and power tools.
  • Test and adjust units to specifications for proper performance.
  • Complete reports to record problems and work performed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements:

Education

  • 425A Agricultural Equipment Technician License or 421A Heavy Duty Equipment Technician License preferred.

 

Technical/Professional Knowledge

  • Previous experience as an agricultural or heavy equipment technician.
  • Knowledge of various farming equipment and their service needs.
  • Ability to learn new technology and repair and service procedures and specifications.
  • Should be able to operate electronic diagnostic equipment.
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Time management and prioritization skills.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Valid G driver's licence with a clean driving abstract.

 

 Work Conditions:

  • Physical ability to lift up to 50lb
  • Flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Hazards associated with the trade.
  • Work both indoors and outdoors
  • Safety equipment will be required (For example, steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses)

 

Compensation:

Compensation will be based on experience.

 

How to Apply:

If you are interested in starting an exciting career with us, please apply by submitting your resume to employment@deltapower.ca and indicate the position you are interested in.

 

Get To Know Delta:

Delta Power Equipment is a full service equipment dealership providing sales, service and parts support at 10 locations with 275 employees across Southwestern Ontario. Delta Power Equipment is looking for people who are passionate about agriculture, equipment, customer service, and who want to make a difference in the lives of our customers. If this sounds like you and you take pride in a job well done, contact us today!

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