Agricultural Equipment Service Technician, Yorkton

Last update 2023-09-21
Expires 2023-10-21
ID #1831121622
Agricultural Equipment Service Technician, Yorkton
Canada, Saskatchewan, Yorkton,
Modified September 5, 2023



Department: Service

Reports to: Service Manager (accountability to the Shop Foreman, if applicable)


Independently performs diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on customer and/or dealer-owned agricultural equipment. Ensures quality work and customer satisfaction while maximizing efficiency and productivity.

Key Responsibility Areas

Equipment Diagnostics, Repairs and Optimization

  • Perform all the duties of a Service Technician including:
  • removal, disassembly, and reconditioning of components
  • complex and difficult diagnostics and repairs on agricultural and turf equipment
  • may specialize on all types of equipment
  • Perform a mix of shop and/or road (in the field) work, as required; which, includes Precision Ag repairs
  • Perform any and all service tasks as assigned
  • May perform machine start ups
  • May perform machine optimizations
  • May assist or support in customer clinics
  • Assists other technicians with diagnostics
  • Maintain condition of vehicles, inventory, tools and equipment in good working order


  • Works toward attaining and maintaining appropriate efficiency, productivity and labour performance for personal ratings as well as to assist with team/department goals
  • Maintains a minimum 80% or higher, labour performance rating, on a consistent basis
  • Must be at over 80% labour performance on a longer-term basis
  • Complete all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments
  • Manages workorder process from start to T complete
  • Account for all time and material used in performing assigned duties
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments

Organization / Department / Team Support

  • Maintain a clean work area and performs work in a neat and orderly fashion
  • Work to build and maintain constructive co-worker relations, and effective and productive team dynamics
  • Ensure all safety regulations and requirements are followed by self and others

Personal Development

  • Participate in training programs required for the development of skills and knowledge
  • Participate in any specified training, as offered in the workplace
  • Maintain current knowledge of John Deere and competitive products
  • Maintain up-to-date and current product knowledge of related lines
  • Maintain required technical and behavioural skills

Critical Capabilities

  • Ability to perform basic repairs and required maintenance using special tools and equipment following Technical Manual procedures
  • Ability to operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes
  • Ability to lift at least 40 lbs. repeatedly; ability to lift between 40-75lbs as needed
  • Ability to work flexible hours, varying shifts, weekends and holidays, if necessary
  • Ability to self-manage
  • Having and maintaining a valid driver's license required

Desired Experience and Qualifications

  • Certified Journeyperson or equivalent
  • 4+ years of experience performing service repairs
  • Knowledge of engines, hydraulics, powertrains, air-conditioning, mechanical and electrical systems, used in the repair of agricultural and turf equipment; And as they apply to machines marketed by the dealership
  • Ability to read, write, and speak effectively with customers and/or other employees
  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience required
  • Forklift license preferred
  • Willingness to learn and work hard

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Agricultural equipment service technician

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