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ZIEGLER INC Ag Field Service Technician ($5000 signing bonus) in POSTVILLE, Iowa

Ziegler CAT has an opening for a full-time, experienced Field Service Mechanic to work to work on agricultural equipment. Ziegler 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.Responsibilities:Diagnose and repair agricultural equipment including tractors, combines, balers, sprayers, tillage equipment, and planters in the areaResponds to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed; a company truck is providedUsing 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 locationsMaintains 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 maintainedPositively interacts with manager and team members to satisfy customer needsProvides assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairsCommunicates job status with supervisor and communicates job is completed to receive the subsequent assignment.Maintains paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basisDocuments labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customerWilling to respond to after hour emergency calls as directed by supervisorIdentifies and communicates the need for parts for inventoryPerforms other duties as assigned/requiredQualifications:2-year technical degree or high school diploma and several years of comparablemechanic experience5+ years of relevantdiesel/Ag equipment repair experience, preferably some field experienceKnowledge of hydraulics, transmissions, undercarriage, track systems, components, electrical, and fuel systems;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 requiredPossesses the ability to diagnose all equipment without supervision; is also able to read, follow, understand, and communicate schematics.Personal characteristics: Desire to provide outstanding, professional customer service, strong attention to detail, excellent problem solver, committed, and possesses written and verbal communication skillsAbility to maintain safe and clean work environmentWilling and able to respond to after-hour emergency calls as directed by supervisorBasic computer skillsOwn mechanic tool setClean driving recordClass A CDL or willingness to obtain one within a defined period of timeObtain a DOT medical certification cardPass a DOT pre-employment drug screen and physicalAble to operate equipment safely*IndTMinimum Physical Requirements:Push/pull up to 100 lbsLift/carry up to 100 lbsLift bulky objectsNeck rotation, trunk rotation, stair climbing, repetitive bending, kneeling, sustained squat, forward reaching, overhead reaching, reach and lift, ladder climb and carry, crawling.Working conditions may be indoor and/or outdoor. Noise level may be loud at times.DOT driving requirements:Applicants must be able to obtain valid Class A CDL, obtain a DOT medical certification card, and pass a DOT pre-employment drug screen and physical.This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Ziegler Inc. will reasonably accommodate the