Career Detail

Location: Chester, 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 Technician for our Chester, VA location.  Ideally, the mechanic would have more than a year experience working on lawn mowers.  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:

Analyze & diagnose equipment & machinery.

Repairing, replacing & rebuilding equipment & machinery.

Ability to conduct welding & fabrication as needed.

Keep records of all maintenance & repairs done on the equipment & machinery.

Communicate with department management regarding all aspects of the work being performed.

Job Requirements:

Prefer 1-2 years of experience working on lawn mowers.

Ability to multi-task and good problem-solving skills.

Familiar with John Deere and competitive products.

High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

Valid drivers’ license, clean driving record and ability to pass a drug screening test.


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