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Valley Irrigation Service Tech - Sunrise FS - Havana, IL

 

Sunrise FS is headquartered in Virginia, Illinois with branches in Mason and Cass counties. Sunrise FS has about 200 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 2,500 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, energy, grain, tires, irrigation, and retail. Sunrise FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Responsible for the effective repair of irrigation machinery and components at high levels of quality.
 


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Performs in-field irrigation diagnostics and repairs as required

 

Serves as an in-field representative for the dealership to provide service solutions and enhance customer satisfaction

 

Diagnoses, inspects, reconditions, repairs, assembles, and services equipment as assigned by the supervisor        

  

Documents machine information and repairs completed on work order, including parts and fluids used

 

Maintains a clean work area, as well as care for all shop tools, machines, and equipment

 

Identifies and communicates solutions for customer service opportunities in the dealership’s area of responsibility

 

Maintains technical and product knowledge on all systems sold within the store

 

Follows all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbook

 

Conducts self in the presence of customers and community so as to present a professional image

 

Proactively seeks and participates in available company-sponsored training, in an effort to develop and advance knowledge base and skillset

 

Maintains a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and exemplary customer service

 

Performs all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Normally requires high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and 1-2 years or more of related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of inventory control and organization skills.

 

Mechanical and electrical skills required

 

Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record

 

Valid CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) preferred

 

Ability to assemble and perform maintenance functions on equipment

 

Ability to lift at least 60 pounds frequently.

 

Frequently exposed to extreme weather conditions and noisy conditions.

 

May occasionally be exposed to dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures.

 

May occasionally be required to work at varying heights.

 

Must be able to travel independently and overnight.

 

Demonstrated essential abilities business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

 

Knowledge of center pivot irrigation systems, electrical service equipment, pump panels and motors, control circuitry, single & 3 phase power, 120/240, 277/480 volt systems.

 

Prior experience servicing pivot irrigation systems

 

Knowledge in the use of test equipment, volt/ohm meters, wire/fault finders.

 

Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. 

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.