Career Detail

Location: Salem, VA
Type of Employment: Full Time

The history of James River Equipment dates back to 1926 when Rudolph Romer opened his first John Deere Dealership in Holly, Colorado.  In 1977, the Romers made the decision to expand eastward and purchased four construction and forestry dealerships in Virginia which were combined to form James River Equipment.  Since 2001, James River Equipment has added on average one new location and one new partner per year.  The mission of James River Equipment is to provide values to our customers, do it profitably and ethically, do it for the long term and have fun while doing it!  Integrity, loyalty and honesty are at the heart of every James River Equipment business.

Job Details:

James River Equipment is currently seeking a qualified Shop Technician for our Salem location. If you're the kind of person who strives to do great work, excels in creative environments, thrives in teams, and lives for problem-solving - this is the place for you. At James River Equipment, your ideas, experiences, and values matter. You will be rewarded in ways that matter through opportunities for career growth; ongoing training through John Deere University and through outstanding compensation, incentives and benefit programs – Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, 401k match and profit share.

Job Responsibilities:

Performs diagnostic on equipment to determine what repairs are needed

Repairs small and large engine equipment as directed

Actively participates in all job-related training and development

Stays current with industry knowledge & products

Ability to follow safety rules and regulations while completing work tasks

Job Requirements:

Minimum 2 to 4 years experience with repair & diagnostics of equipment

Knowledge of procedures, materials, tools & techniques used to repair equipment

Ability to lift / push up to 75 lbs

High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Clean driving record


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