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Service Technician Intern

Available Position: Service Technician Internship

Position Title:  Service Technician Intern

Department:  Service

Reports to:  Service Manager

Pay $18 or higher *depending on program longevity and completion*

* 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. 


The Service Technician Intern will assist our Service Department by performing applicable repairs and tasks under supervision of the Service Manager and/or designated mentor to gain hands on experience in the service industry and ensure the further development of their skills. The Service Technician Intern will focus on the specified learning areas designated by their school intern program and/or the appropriate learning areas set forth by the Vermeer Great Plains Service Department. 


  • Service, repair, assemble and recondition equipment by applying learned skills in the following areas (if applicable):
    • Preventative Maintenance
    • Fluid Power and Hydraulics
    • Electrical
    • Power Train
    • Basic Diesel/Gasoline Engine Components
    • Cylinder Head and Valve Train
    • Air Induction and Exhaust System
    • Lubrication System
    • Cooling System
    • Engine Tune-Up
    • Mechanical Fuel System
    • Electronic Fuel System
    • Electrohydraulic Controlled Systems
  • Diagnose basic problems and determine what repairs are required with assistance
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations as specified in Employee Handbook
  • Apply other applicable skills and execute related tasks as assigned


  • Must be committed to and take a pro-active approach to our Company Mission, Vision, and Values
  • Capacity to analyze a situation and prioritize tasks
  • Aptitude for mechanics with excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail 
  • Demonstrated safe work habits
  • High degree of customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Strong ability to adapt to the people and environment around them - customers, suppliers, co-workers, and manufacturer's employees
  • 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, or GED required
  • Currently attending vocational school and/or working toward a degree in Heavy Equipment, Diesel Technology, or related field required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older 
  • 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.


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