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ZIEGLER INC Field ServiceTechnician - Ag ($2500 Signing Bonus) in ALTOONA, Iowa

Ziegler CAT has an opening for a full-time, experienced Field Service Technician to work to work on agricultural equipment. Ziegler Ag Equipment sells and services Challenger tractors, combines, and hay equipment; LEXION combines; AGCO RoGators, TerraGators, and SpraCoupes; Sunflower tillage equipment; and White Planters. We are looking for a dedicated employee with excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills to help deliver top notch service as a mechanic to our rapidly growing customer base. A $2000 dollar signing bonus is offered for qualified candidates.less thanp>less than/p>less thanp>less than/p>less thanp>less thanb>Responsibilities:less than/b>less than/p>less thanul>less thanli>Diagnose and repair agricultural equipment including tractors, combines, balers, sprayers, tillage equipment, and planters in the arealess than/li>less thanli>Responds to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed; a company truck is providedless than/li>less thanli>Using a high degree of independent judgment, assumes responsibility for the safe maintenance and repair of a variety of complex equipment and tools, which involve mechanical, hydraulic, gas, diesel, and electrical systems at branch or customer locationsless than/li>less thanli>Maintains a clean and safe work area, adheres to all safety procedures; maintains a service vehicle in a clean and professional manner, and ensures the vehicle is always properly maintainedless than/li>less thanli>Positively interacts with manager and team members to satisfy customer needsless than/li>less thanli>Provides assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairsless than/li>less thanli>Communicates job status with supervisor and communicates job is completed to receive the subsequent assignment.less than/li>less thanli>Maintains paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basisless than/li>less thanli>Documents labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customerless than/li>less thanli>Willing to respond to after hour emergency calls as directed by supervisorless than/li>less thanli>Identifies and communicates the need for parts for inventoryless than/li>less thanli>Performs other duties as assigned/requiredless than/li>less than/ul>less thanp>less than/p>less thanp>less thanb>Qualifications:less than/b>less than/p>less thanul>less thanli>2-year technical degree or high school diploma and several years of less thanspan>comparablemechanicless than/span> experienceless than/li>less thanli>5+ years of less thanspan>relevantdiesel/Agless than/span> equipment repair experience, preferably some field experienceless than/li>less thanli>Knowledge of hydraulics, transmissions, undercarriage, track systems, components, electrical, and fuel systems;less than/li>less thanli>Previous experience with CAT equipment; Challenger tractors, combines or hay equipment; LEXION combines; AGCO RoGators, TerraGators, and SpraCoupes; Sunflower tillage equipment; or White Planters a plus but not requiredless than/li>less thanli>Possesses the ability to diagnose all equipment without supervision; is also able to read, follow, understand, and communicate schematics.less than/li>less thanli>Personal characteristics: Desire to provide outstanding, professional customer service, strong attention to detail, excellent problem solver, committed, and possesses written and verbal communication skillsless than/li>less thanli>Ability to maintain safe and clean work environmentless than/li>less thanli>Willing and able to respond to after-hour emergency calls as directed by supervisorless than/li>less thanli>Basic computer skillsless than/li>less thanli>Own mechanic tool setless than/li>less thanli>Clean driving recordless than/li>less thanli>Class A CDL or willingness to obtain one within a defined period of timeles