Heavy Vehicle/Automotive Mechanic - Emerald

Job No: VAN276
Location: Emerald

 

Are you a diesel technician looking for a tree change?

 

Do we have an opportunity for you!

 

You and your’s could love the life at Emerald in Central Queensland… and you’d be working on the great big John Deere machines, working with fantastic people that help feed and clothe the world. World class training is a feature and with incredible access to the rest of the Vanderfield team for problem solving.

 

Currently housing is very affordable up here and the country life and local attractions are hard to beat. The Gem Fields and Longreach to the west… Beaches and Islands to the east… and a huge dam for recreation here make it something really special.

 

And with great schools and health care services, Emerald is your ideal tree change and place to live and raise a family!

 

Contact Vanderfield today… and power up your career!

 

Position Objective:

This individual will carry out machinery diagnostics and repairs as required. These repairs will consist of, but are not limited to, complete component removal, dis-assembly, and reconditioning, following prescribed technical manual procedures. This individual must be able to perform quality work as efficiently and profitably as possible, work overtime and weekends on occasion.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

  • Performs diagnostics and repairs on agricultural and equipment and established Ag Management Solutions (AMS) products;

  • Participates in Service EDUCATE Training programs required for the development of skills and knowledge;

  • Maintains current knowledge of John Deere and competitive products;  

  • Must have experience with field maintenance and break down, diagnostic/repair;    

  • Maintains condition of vehicles, inventory, tools and equipment;

  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems;

  • Knowledge of electrical systems; 

  • 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 on a time card and for all material used in performing assigned duties; 

  • Field service repairs and maintenance;

  • General maintenance and repair of agricultural machinery and equipment;

  • General maintenance and repair of heavy equipment as required;

  • Diagnosis and fault finding on agricultural machinery and equipment;

  • Pre-delivery of new John Deere products;

  • Customers relations and feedback from Field Service Work;

  • General workshop cleaning and maintenance of equipment;

  • Maintaining company vehicle in a clean and tidy condition and ensuring servicing of those vehicles is performed in accordance with the manufactures service schedule;

  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the supervisor and/or management in a professional and efficient manner.

Essential Skills/Qualifications.

  • Current Drivers licence;
  • Trade qualification in the mechanical stream;
  • John Deere experience on late model machinery:
  • Product specialist;
  • Work as part of a team:
  • Reliable:
  • Good attitude;
  • Customer service.

Vanderfield will offer you in return:

  • Friendly, welcoming environment with great career challenges and growth;
  • Ongoing training and support;
  • Above award rate;
  • Great career advancement and opportunities;
  • A genuine commitment to the well-being and development of staff.

To apply for the position:

You will need to answer the questions listed below and attach a full up to date resume listing the names and contact details of 2 referees (preferably direct supervisors) who can verify your previous employment and skills.

For further information, please contact the Service Manager, Chris Spanner on 0428 403 160

 

 

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