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Electronics Technician I

Location: 

Auburn, IL, US, 62615

JOB SUMMARY

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.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

A.A.S. in Electronics or related field or a minimum three years of relevant technical experience is required.  A.A.S. in Electronics and 3 years of experience repairing electronic agricultural or public works products and systems is desired

 

Experience

Basic electronics troubleshooting and problem solving skills, and basic organizational and communication skills required.  Electronics or electromechanical certifications, practical knowledge of farming, agriculture, or public works is desired

 

KNOWLEDGE

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

 

EQUIPMENT TO BE USED

Must be able to:

Use standard office equipment such as copier, fax, telephone, postage, etc.

Operate computer and other electronic equipment

Use electronic and electromechanical troubleshooting equipment and repair tools such as oscilloscope and soldering iron

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Work is typically performed in a standard office setting working at a desk or table on a level surface. May be required to travel and work in outdoor environments while performing on site support or installations.  Air quality and noise levels are typically within normal limits. Eye protection is usually 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 during peak demand seasons.

 

May be required to sit for extended periods of time and walk/more to different locations as needed.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs. unassisted.

 

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED 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.

 

TRAVEL

No travel is expected for this position.

 

EOE/M/W/Vet/Disability


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 https://www.dickey-john.com/


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