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Construction Equipment Mechanic

Five Star Equipment | Dunmore PA 18512 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/14/2018

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Position:                         Road Service Technician, Dunmore Branch

Job Posting Date:          December 13, 2018

Department:                    Service

Reports To:                     Bob Plavier, Service Manager, Dunmore, PA


Purpose of Position

The Service Technician maintains and repairs John Deere and other-branded equipment owned by the Company and customers. The work performed is very physical and is often performed in less than ideal circumstances against critical time constraints. Work may be performed in the shop or in the field and could involve basic preventative maintenance, minor or major repairs. Technicians are independently certified to perform at a level determined by their own performance, experience, equipment knowledge, completed training and progression from entry level III (3) to the intermediate level II (2) to the advanced and fully capable level I (1) technician.


  • Provides service office with machine make/model, serial number, hour meter reading, parts/equipment/supplies used during the course of the repairs and notification of any additional repairs required but not completed. Signs time cards for each day.
  • Possesses strong diagnostic and mechanical operation skills. Understands and implements concept of root cause analysis.
  • On occasion, a Technician of a higher class (I or II) may be called upon to coach a Technician at a lower class (II or III).
  • Actively participates in the Company’s safety mind frame. Is aware of one’s surroundings and wear all PPE at all times.
  • Reports incidents related to near–miss, accidents or injury ASAP to proper company representative.
  • Makes Service Manager aware of non-serviceable tools, equipment, or vehicles or other departmental safety concerns.
  • Participates in formal scheduled or informal performance reviews. Discusses future goals or improvement plans; as needed.
  • Responsible for attending mandated training whether on or off site, at dealership or online and completes training materials.
  • Shall not discuss any warranty items with customers regarding repairs or service, in terms of what the customer may or may not be responsible for.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Road Service Technician

In addition to the items listed above, the technician will:

  1. Observe all speed limits, traffic laws and safety policies while operating company vehicles.
  2. Maintain required Commercial Driver’s License class for vehicle assigned and keep medical card updated, if required.
  3. Maintain accurate logs as required for driving; fuel tax, mileage, per truck class; accurately, neatly and completely.
  4. Perform daily pre-trip safety check and preventative maintenance on service vehicle, clean cab and wash vehicle.


Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge

  • 3-5 years’ experience troubleshooting and diagnosing heavy equipment issues.
  • Must provide his/her own tools to perform as a Service Technician. Company provides annual Tool Allowance.
  • Can perform basic math and read, write and speak English. Follows instructions.
  • Road Service Technician must have a clean DMV to qualify for insurance coverage under the company auto policy.
  • Manages one’s own time, resources and performs to the best of their ability under all work conditions, etc.
  • Ability to use laptop computer and software applications such as Microsoft Office and Internet functions.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as well as work in various demanding environmental conditions.
  • Communicates effectively. Can solve problems whether conceptual or concrete in nature with little to no assistance.


About US

For nearly 40 years, Five Star Equipment has been a leading John Deere Construction and Forestry Dealer.

We sell, rent and service high-quality equipment including leading brands such as John Deere, Hitachi, Bomag and Fecon – just to name a few.

We have eight full-service locations across PA and NY staffed by our knowledgeable team experts.


To be considered for other job openings at any of our other locations, please visit our website to view all career opportunities and submit your resume.


Our Vision

To be the leading dealer in the Markets we serve and our customer’s first choice for their equipment needs.

Our Mission

At Five Star Equipment, we power our customers' success through our dedicated and knowledgeable team, our quality products and our focus on customer service.

Our Values

Customer Focus

We succeed through long-term partnerships with satisfied customers.


We are honest, respectful and fair in dealing with customers, employees and suppliers.


We deliver on our commitments and are accountable for our actions and results.


Our competitive advantage is our team and we achieve more by working together towards common goals.


We drive and embrace change and are committed to improving every day.


  • Job offers very Competitive Wages plus EXCELLENT Benefits, Vacation Time and a 401k Match just

          to name a few.

  • We also offer Company Provided Factory Training, a Tool Allowance, Shoe Allowance and have a Free Uniform Service.

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Location Dunmore, PA, 18512, United States
Categories Building Construction/Skilled Trades, Engineering, Manufacturing/Skilled Trades, Quality Assurance/Safety
Sec Clearances Other

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Contact Name Tim Higley
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Primary Phone 5709039835

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