AU-Electronics Technician I


Auburn, IL, US, 62615

Who Are We?
Nestled in the heartland, DICKEY-john is at the center of the agricultural marketplace. With more than 60 years of helping farmers produce higher yields to feed the world, DICKEY-john is proud of our heritage and our contributions. As a part of the TSI Incorporated family, DICKEY-john employees also provide support for TSI solutions. TSI’s vision to create a better world by helping to protect people, products and the environment is seen and experienced at all facilities, including our Auburn, Illinois DICKEY-john facility.


Electrontics Technician I at DICKEY-john
This entry level position must diagnose, analyze, repair, and improve electronics and electro-mechanics on DICKEY-john products, processes, and systems.  Position communicates with internal and external customers by phone, email, or in person concerning technical problems.  Position communicates troubleshooting, repair and product test findings through written and oral reports. Negligible travel.


What Will You Do?

In order to grow and build a successful career with TSI/DICKEY-john, you will be responsible for: 

  • Analyze, diagnose, repair, improve, and support DICKEY-john products, processes, and systems in accordance with technical standards.
  • Provide technical and application advice to customers, sales personnel, representatives, distributors, and DICKEY-john personnel via phone, fax, email, and in person.
  • Perform technical duties in house to address internal and external customer product related issues.
  • Support new product development, verification, and validation testing.
  • Report troubleshooting, failure, and repair information via oral communication and written documentation.
  • Provide feedback to other internal functions on the performance of DICKEY-john products. 
  • Follow up with customers to resolve problems.
  • Follow all safety guidelines and report unsafe conditions.
  • Collect, compile, and record failure and repair data.
  • Read and review technical diagrams and manuals as needed.



Education & Experience


  • A.A.S. in Electronics or related field or a minimum three years of relevant technical experience.
  • Basic electronics troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Basic organizational and communication skills.



  • A.A.S. in Electronics and 3 years of experience repairing electronic agricultural or public works products and systems.
  • Any additional electronics or electromechanical certifications.
  • Practical knowledge of farming, agriculture, or public works.




  • Basic understanding of electronics and electrical systems.



  • Working and repair knowledge of hydraulics, electromechanical, and electrical equipment and systems.
  • Basic understanding of precision agriculture, analytical agriculture, and public works equipment.


Work Environment & Physical Demands

Work is typically performed in a standard office or laboratory setting working at a desk or table on a level surface. Air quality and noise levels are within normal limits. Eye protection is typically not required.  Under normal conditions, exposure to excessive noise, dust, humidity, and fumes is rare.  An employee may be required to work more hours than normally expected during a regular workweek depending on workload and deadline requirements.

Position Type/Expeced Hours Of Work

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This position occasionally requires long hours and weekend work.


No travel is expected for this position.


What Can We Give You?
At TSI/DICKEY-john, our employees are our most valuable assets, and we care about their health and happiness. We offer a competitive benefits program to keep our employees and their family members protected and foster a healthy work-life balance. Additionally, we are committed to employee development and growth, and encourage and foster an environment of collaboration, and innovation. Our work has meaning and the products we design and build help protect people and the environment.

Dress for your day: We want our employees to be comfortable at work and we know they are more productive when they’re comfortable. The dress for your day policy allows employees’ discretion to select appropriate dress for the business of each workday.

Free Beverages/On-site Cafeterias: Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and hot chocolate each day at work. We also have two large cafeteria’s employees can eat lunch in, as well as an outside patio area that employees can enjoy during the summer months.


Benefit Offerings: Competitive medical insurance plans, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401K Employer Contribution, Flexible Spending Account, Education Assistance, and more.


Flexible Work Arrangement: TSI/DICKEY-john employees can expect to have work-life balance, vacation, sick time, 8 paid holidays, bereavement leave, maternity/paternity leave, and more.


Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship.  We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 


DICKEY-john manufactures monitors, controllers, moisture testers, ground speed sensors, and a variety of other systems used in agricultural, public works, and analytical markets.  Customers range from individual farmers to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). No matter what the size, the expectations are the same: a cost-effective, technologically advanced, precision product. Visit our products at

Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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