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John Deere Augusta Skilled: Maintenance Technician II in Augusta, Georgia

John Deere Augusta: Maintenance Technician II

As a Maintenance Technician II with John Deere Augusta, you will:

  • Direct, facilitate and perform general maintenance and repair of factory buildings, equipment, and manufacturing execution devices. This function is also responsible for hazard/risk evaluation procedures for the electrical safety program.

Job details are dependent on duties assigned but in general consist of the following:

  • Provide general leadership to the Maintenance Technicians in their assignments and promote a team environment.

  • Conducts hazard/risk evaluations for jobs requiring electrical code sign off.

  • Participating in safety training according to established plant safety policies and procedures.

  • Provide oversight to outside contractors as they perform and complete maintenance and facility project work.

  • Conducting special investigations of processes, procedures, systems, or equipment to resolve problems.

  • Provide guidance in development, building, installation, and maintenance of electronic, electrical, hydraulic and mechanical equipment throughout the plant.

  • Provide guidance in design and fabrication of jigs and fixtures to support production activities.

  • Assist in tracking and maintaining all documentation and records for maintenance.

  • Alignment with all maintenance criteria tracking and responses for JD-QPS.

  • Participating as (CI) team member of the respective business unit team and may serve in various task force projects.

  • Works form prints, sketches, wiring diagrams and schematics, manufacturers’ instructions and written or verbal instructions.

  • Plans own work sequence, selects materials, tools and equipment for job.

  • Lubricates and cleans equipment and cleans work area.

  • Performs other miscellaneous duties inherent to the job.

Types of Machines, Tools and Equipment Used or Operated:

  • Various hand, portable and power tools and equipment common to the job assigned, scaffolds and ladders, hand and power trucks and transporters, testing, checking and measuring equipment and welding and brazing equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Must have at least one of the following:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.

  • National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)

  • At least 3 years of manufacturing work experience

  • Must have electrical certification or journeyperson's card in electrical maintenance or equivalent work experience.

  • Must have minimum of 6 months proven industrial maintenance experience.

  • Ability to perform manual tasks related to described job duties for duration of work shift; including but not limited to frequent standing, walking, bending, and lifting.

  • Ability and willingness to work potential overtime (including weekends).

Why Work at John Deere? Why Work anywhere else?

If you strive to do great work, excel in creative environments, thrive in teams, and live for problem solving – this is the place for you.

At John Deere, your idea, experiences, and values matter.

Please see below for a summary of the value of your John Deere career and total rewards available to you to support you and your well-being.

  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses

  • Savings & Retirement benefits

  • Wellbeing – Physical and Mental Healthcare

  • Paid Holidays & Competitive Vacation Packages

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations

  • Charitable contribution match

  • Rebate Program & numerous discount programs for personal use

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.