Line of John Deere construction equipment

Shop Technician

Description

Date Posted: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

McCoy Construction & Forestry, a John Deere construction & forestry dealership group with 7 locations throughout the northern Midwest, currently has a Shop Technician position open at our Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin location.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Shop Technician is responsible for repairing and maintaining electric, diesel and gasoline industrial, construction and forestry equipment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Reads job order and observes/listens to equipment in operation to determine the malfunction, and then plans work procedures.
  • Installs fuel injection nozzles and pumps, changes or recharges batteries, and replaces transmissions, hydraulic systems and component parts.
  • Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on equipment, and make adjustments.
  • Lubricates moving parts and drives repaired equipment to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Fabricates special lifting or towing attachments, hydraulic systems, shields, or other devices according to blueprints or schematic drawings.
  • Removes, replaces, and repairs tires, undercarriages, and earth moving and timber harvesting attachments.
  • Maintains and cares for the shop tools and equipment.
  • Maintains a clean work area and performs miscellaneous housekeeping duties associated with the job.
  • Insures work is performed safely and safe work procedures are followed throughout the department.
  • Reads schematics denoting operating specifications for unit or component and type of evaluation required.
  • Tests unit for conformance with operating requirements such as specified horsepower and lifting performance.
  • Helps ensure that our new and used whole goods are in good working conditions
  • in situations where standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • This person must possess a valid driver’s license and Forklift Certification.

Education

2-5 years: Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; plus a minimum of 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Skills

  • Helps ensure that our new and used whole goods are in good working conditions
Qualifications: 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rates and percentages.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • This person must possess a valid driver’s license and Forklift Certification.