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Lawn and Garden Mechanic

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

Job Description:

Join the team at James River Equipment in StatesvilleSince 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 a Lawn and Garden Shop Mechanic, your more typical responsibilities will include:Performs basic diagnostics and repairs on lawn and garden equipment and established products as requested by the Service Manager and Service Writer.Prepares all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments.Maintains current product knowledge of John Deere and competitive products.Maintains condition of shop, vehicles, inventory, tools, and equipment.Follows all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments.Check and report any shortages and malfunctions to the Service Manager or Service Writer.Complete dis-assembly and inspection, as efficiently as possible, so parts may be ordered and machine work can be scheduled promptly.Maintain records and account for all time, parts, and supplies used in repairing and servicing both customer and dealership equipment.Report to Service Writer any additional work required to ensure proper operation and safety of equipment.Make a point to thank every customer and represent the dealership as a professional Service Technician at all times.As a Lawn and Garden Shop Mechanic, you will be working in the shop (with occasional work required outside in varying weather conditions) to repair, conduct maintenance, and address any customer concerns or questions regarding lawn and garden equipment.Job Requirements Include:Experience diagnosing, maintaining and repairing lawn and garden equipment, specifically mowers, and a willingness to expand that knowledge.Basic Service Technician or Mechanic certification preferred.Proficient oral and written communication skills.High School Diploma or equivalent experience required.Valid, clean drivers license preferred.Strong communication skill and self-motivated.Physical Demandso Physical Effort: Lawn and Garden Mechanics constantly work on machines in the shop; which requires physical demands on a daily basis. They must be able to move on/under machines to perform repairs and services. They often have to lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds repeatedly without assistance. There will be occasions where small engine technicians must operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes as well. They frequently stand for long periods of time and often kneel, bend, lay on their backs, etc. to perform repairs, services, and/or maintenance.o Working Conditions: Lawn and Garden Mechanics are constantly working in the repair shop to perform their tasks and duties. Work is performed on even surfaces on a hard floor in the shop. There is exposure to dirt, grease, fumes, cuts, bruises, strains, loud noises, etc. To combat these potential dangers and risk hazards, Small Engine Technicians must follow strict safety procedures, proper equipment safety, and PPE.o Travel: Little to none.Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality is vital. Must attend work regularly and to arrive at work on time. Failure to do so detrimentally affects team morale and productivity.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 incentive 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, Huntersville , Lawn and Garden Mechanic, Engineering , Statesville, North Carolina

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