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Ag Service Technician
Posted date [2013-Jan-08]  (ID: 690)
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Coufal-Prater Equipment LTD, is a locally owned, full line John Deere equipment dealership with locations in Temple, Cameron, Bryan, Taylor, and Navasota, Texas. For over 35 years, we have been dedicated to serving our customers in a wide range of applications:

•Hay & Cattle Producers
•Rural Property Owners
•Large Row Crop & Precision Farming Agriculture
•Construction & Commercial Landscaping
•Outdoor Enthusiasts
•Homeowners (Lawn & Garden)

From Austin to Houston, Temple to Navasota, and all points in between Coufal-Prater Equipment is your best choice in product selection, investment value, and unbeatable support. While browsing through our site, check out some great deals on current new and used inventory, and see monthly specials from our parts and service departments....
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Coufal-Prater Equipment LTD is a premier supplier of John Deere equipment, parts,  and service with 5 locations in South Central  Texas.   Coufal-Prater also sells and supports Kuhn, Krone, and Great Plains products.  Because of continued growth we are looking for an Ag Service Technician to join our team in Bryan, TX.

We also have openings in Temple, Taylor, and Cameron, TX

Some of the benefits of this exceptional opportunity are:

  • Stability – Coufal-Prater Equipment –has over 35 years of successful experience and is well established in the agricultural community and highly respected for quality products and services.


  • Career Growth – As a leading John Deere Dealer Coufal-Prater Equipment is committed to remaining on the fore front of the Ag equipment industry and is dedicated to investing in the training, technology, and equipment to help you grow professionally.


  • Make an Impact – As part of the Coufal-Prater Equipment team you will feel good knowing you are working for a company that really cares about the local community. From supporting 4-H and FFA programs to fund raising for boosters and Volunteer Firefighters Coufal-Prater Equipment is committed to helping make a positive impact.


  • Compensation and Benefits – - Coufal-Prater Equipment provides you with a comprehensive compensation package and benefits program.


Don’t let this opportunity pass you by.

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity you must have at least the following:

  • 3+ years experience in a related field (Heavy Equipment, Heavy truck, diesel repair)
  • Electronic diagnostic ability
  • Diagnose both gasoline and diesel engines
  • Diagnose and repair hydrostatic systems and transmissions

Job Function:

A Level 2 tech requires little if any work direction from the Service Manager or Shop Foreman. Work is completed in a safe, professional and timely manner. Must be able to diagnose the correct failure mode, using the appropriate Technical Manual procedures and special tools. Must be able to perform complete component removal, disassembly, and reconditioning, following Technical Manual procedures. Must be able to safely operate all machines marketed by the dealership. Must conduct themselves in the presence of customers in a manner that promotes a positive image of the company.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Follow all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments.
  • Perform diagnosis and repair as required
  • Demonstrate skills to other technicians as required.
  • Perform reconditioning and repair of all machine systems and components.
  • Prepare all reports and forms required in conjunction with job assignments.
  • Report any additional work required on equipment to the Service Manager, for proper and safe operation by the customer.
  • Participate in all training programs as directed by the Service Manager.
  • Maintain a clean work area and perform work in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • Bring to the attention of the Service Manager any shop tools, equipment or vehicle that is not in a serviceable condition or is unsafe to use.
  • Participate in the weekend on call rotation as scheduled by the service manager

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Graduation from John Deere Tech program preferred but not required.
  • 3+ years experience in a related field
  • Electronic diagnostic ability
  • Diagnose both gasoline and diesel engines
  • Diagnose and repair hydrostatic systems and transmissions
  • Must be able to perform all tasks without supervision.
  • Must be willing to be a mentor to other technicians
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write diagnostic and work completed on routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively one on one or before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Ability to use personal computer and various types of diagnostic equipment.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measurement using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership throughout the Service Department.
  • Have a minimum tech performance of 92 percent or above.
  • Have a minimum revenue recovery of 85 percent or above.


Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Title Ag Service Technician
Post Details
Classification Job Classification -> Agriculture
Posted By Coufal-Prater Equipment LTD
Job Function
Location Locations -> Texas -> Bryan, TX
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