Vermeer Corporation Service Technician - Vermeer Midwest in Aurora, Illinois

You’re not likely to find another company like Vermeer. Our people are from all walks of life in locations around the world, rolling up our sleeves and getting tough work done every day. Together. We’re a family-owned and operated company with an unmatched culture, one that is built on the belief that every Vermeer team member has real, personal impact – on our people, our customers and our world. Whoever you are and where you are in your career, Vermeer helps you be Equipped to Do MoreTM.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Full-Time Service Technician / Diesel Mechanic for heavy equipment in our Aurora, IL location. This individual will provide exceptional customer service in the dealership through accurate inspections for defects and equipment diagnoses, and perform necessary services.Mechanical design and fabrication is strongly preferred.Responsibilities Include:• Service, repair, assemble, and recondition equipment as assigned by the Service Manager• Diagnose problems and determine what repairs are needed• Perform any inspections as required• Keep accurate, easy-to-read records of work performed• Maintain safe work habits• Maintain and care for all shop tools, machines and equipment• Suggest any additional repairs needed to service manager and/or customer• Help maintain cleanliness, neatness and safety of building and lot• Stay current with technical changes, continuing your education by factory service schools, etc.• Perform other job-related as assignedRequirements:• High school diploma or equivalent• 2 years of technical training/certification or equivalent industry experience preferred• Obtain and/or maintain a Class 'A' Commercial Driver's License (CDL)• Strong computer skills preferred• Must be able to multi-task and be detail oriented with demonstrated follow through and organizational skills• Effectively handle lifting of various objects weighing up to 60 pounds• Work extended hours out of doors in a variety of weather conditions• Communicate effectively verbally and in writing• Ability to read blueprints, hydraulic and electrical ISO schematics• Must be able to repair hydrostatic and electrical systems• Must have own tools for most general repairs• Working knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to equipmentThis posting is for a position with an independent, authorized Vermeer dealer. It is posted to Vermeer Corporation’s website as a courtesy to the dealer. Please contact the dealer for further questions concerning hiring policies, equal opportunity statements, or the position described. Vermeer Corporation does not authorize or condone discrimination with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Why Vermeer?

Our reach is global, our impact is personal. By joining Vermeer, you won’t just be making the right step for your career. You’ll be making a real, personal impact on our people, our customers and our world.

Impact Our People: You’ll find teams of hardworking people who take pride in their work, pride in each other and pride in the principles that guide them. Our team members are diverse, talented and driven to continuously learn, improve and innovate, both for our company and for their careers.

Impact Our Customers: Whether our customers are operating small stump cutters in their backyard or giant surface mining equipment in Australia, they make progress happen. Our team members are constantly turning up new possibilities and collaboratively innovating to keep our customers and the people they serve on the leading-edge of progress around the world.

Impact Our World: At Vermeer, we believe in giving back and helping people and communities. We’ve held that belief from our founding in 1948. Our reach extends from offering impressive benefits that help our team members and their families live well, to supporting our local communities through volunteer and community investment programs. Our impact is also experienced by the way our customers use Vermeer products to make a difference. Vermeer equipment is used all around the world to keep people connected to life necessities, such as water and electricity, harvest the feed that nourishes a vibrant food supply and effectively manage precious natural resources that improve our quality of life.