Career Detail

Location: Harrisonburg, 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 Shop Foreman for our Harrisonburg, VA 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.

Shop Foreman

Job Responsibilities:

Oversee maintenance of tools and shop equipment

Carry out company policies and procedures

Perform quality inspections and random checks

Assist Service Manager in training personnel, resolving customer complaints and general customer relations

Assist technicians with diagnosis and performance

Job Requirements:

Minimum 1 year of relevant experience

Proven knowledge of methods, materials, tools and techniques

High School Diploma or GED equivalent

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

Ability to work on nights, weekends and holidays


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