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Van-Wall Equipment, Inc. Small Engine Mechanic in Urbandale, Iowa

Van Wall Equipment has a proud history as a John Deere dealer dating back to 1944, when the first dealership, known as Wall Implement, was opened on Main Street in Woodward Iowa. Since that time Van Wall Equipment has grown into one of the largest John Deere dealership groups in the country with more than 600 employees and 27 John Deere Locations spanning five states in the Midwest. Van Wall is proud to sell and service a wide range of John Deere equipment.

Job Description

Van Wall Equipment is looking for a Small Engine Technician at our Urbandale, IA location. The John Deere Service Technician is responsible for the diagnosis, repair, and scheduled maintenance of consumer products such as lawn mowers, snow blowers, John Deere gators and other small products. The ideal candidate should have expertise and experience to use appropriate tools to successfully service most of these products.

The technician must be able to diagnose the correct failure mode, using the appropriate technical online computer manuals and special tools. Additionally, the technician must be able to perform complete component removal, disassembly, and reconditioning, following technical manual procedures. Finally, the candidate must be able to safely operate all machines marketed by the dealership.

This is a full time position with a competitive benefits package including 401k Retirement with company matching. Candidate must be able to pass a pre-employment physical/drug screen and have a good driving record.

Job Requirements

  • High School Degree or equivalent

  • 2+ years experience in a related field

  • Ownership of necessary tools

  • Electronic diagnostic ability

  • Ability to perform all tasks without supervision.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write diagnosis and work completed on routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to use personal computer and various types of diagnostic equipment.