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Service Technician 1

Who We Are:

An authorized distributor for Vermeer equipment in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Western Missouri with five branch locations across the region. A 100% employee-owned company, we provide dedicated sales, rentals, parts, and service support for customers in the tree care, landscaping, wood waste, organic recycling, underground construction, and mining industries.

Position Title: Service Technician I

Department: Service Reports to: Service Manager

Pay $22 - $36/hour *pay is dependent upon applicable experience* plus opportunity for BONUSES!

*Training, development, and advancement opportunities are built into our Service Tech positions to allow opportunities for wage increases as skills and expertise are developed. *

“Do, teach, learn. Where fixing/doing leads to growing/developing.”

Vermeer Great Plains – 100% EMPLOYEE-OWNED COMPANY

ESOP- Every hire is an owner as of the day the offer letter is signed. Earning more pull in the business as tenure increases. As an owner this guarantees a business with its employee’s best interests at heart and most of all a peace of mind when it comes to retirement.

At Vermeer Great Plains our mission with ESOP is- “To help create a better environment through heightened education and communication of the ESOP to further increase the value of the Vermeer Great Plains Stock”

BENEFITS: Benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, vision, voluntary STD/LTD, Life/AD&D, and employer-paid life insurance.

Career Development & Advancement Opportunities!

Work Life Balance – Let us know what that means to you. We care!

PTO – to help support that balance.

On-Site training- with uniforms and training modules provided.

FUNCTION: The Service Technician I is responsible for high quality and effective repair of equipment. Provides excellent customer service, maintains professionalism, and ensures detailed records are accurate and up to date.


· Service, repair, assemble and recondition equipment as assigned

· Diagnose problems and determine what repairs are required with assistance as needed

· Complete repairs in a timely manner to maintain a proficiency level at or above 100%

· Research, identify, and order correct parts required to perform repairs using electronic parts manuals

· Perform any inspections as required

· Maintain complete and detailed working records

· Help maintain cleanliness, neatness and safety of building and lot

· Follows all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adheres to all policies and procedures as specified in Employee Handbook and set by Vermeer Great Plains

· Other duties as assigned


· Must be committed to and take a pro-active approach to our Company Mission, Vision, and Values

· Demonstrated experience with any combination of hydraulic systems, electrical, electronics, pneumatics, diagnosing and calibration

· Owns and maintains personal tools and toolbox required

· Ability to safely operate industrial equipment, including forklift, overhead hoist, etc.

· Mechanical/technical aptitude with excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail

· Strong current electronic diagnosing capabilities

· Good working knowledge of equipment operations and mechanical functions

· Demonstrated safe work habits

· High degree of customer service to both internal and external customers

· Strong verbal and written communication skills to communicate professionally, respectfully, and honestly always

· Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs., stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle, feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk and hear 100% of the time


  • High School diploma, GED and/or vocational training/certification required.
  • 1 – 3+ years heavy/industrial equipment technician experience and/or general service technician experience required
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Background check, pre-employment drug testing and clean driving record required.

FLSA status: Non-exempt


The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give a general sense of responsibilities and expectations of position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 - $36.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • heavy equipment mechanic: 1 year (Preferred)
  • hydraulic systems, electrical, electronics, diagnosing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • similar technician: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Required)

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