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Groundscare Service Technician / Engineer

£22,000 per annum

United Kingdom

Our Groundscare Service Technicians / Engineers report into our Service Manager’s and support the diagnosis, service, repairs and maintenance of our John Deere Groundscare machinery including professional & domestic mowers, utility vehicles, chippers and golf buggies (to name a few). Our technicians don’t just work on our customer’s machinery but also demonstration and hire fleet equipment too.

The role offers the right candidate with well-equipped workshop environments working alongside some highly skilled people and cutting edge machinery and equipment. Our Groundscare departments are growing quickly so this role will continue to expand offering increased variety and pace of work. Ability to influence earning potential and undertake overtime is available, we offer fantastic benefits including enhanced holiday and pensions as well as development opportunities with accredited providers and manufacturers.

Service Technician accountabilities include:

  • Diagnostics and repairs on equipment / machinery.
  • Completion of all reports and administration required for the work assignments (i.e. job cards, manufacture case logs, time-sheets etc..)
  • Ensuring workshop and areas of work are clean, tidy and safe in accordance with company policy / procedures.
  • Ensuring safe working practices are adhered to at all times.
  • Completion of Service Training Certification programs to develop skills and knowledge.
  • Attending equipment onsite as required.
  • Completion of all pre-delivery set up on new and used equipment.
  • Supporting colleagues and service specialists when required.
  • Mentoring and coaching apprentices.

We look for:

  • Proficient knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems to effect the repair of equipment
  • Ability to use standard computer applications, internet functions and supplier computerised tools
  • Ability to operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes
  • Good customer relationship skills
  • Familiar with franchise and competitive products
  • Full UK driver’s license
  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends

Established in 1931, Ben Burgess has been supporting the local farming communities for over 80 years. As an original John Deere dealer since the brand entered the UK market in 1965, we are now recognised as one of the leading dealers of John Deere machinery in the UK. Alongside the John Deere brand we also supply our customers with other leading manufacturers in the agriculture, construction and grounds care industries such as Grimme, Hitachi, Manitou, Weidemann, Kuhn and Timberwolf.

From our six sites in the East of England we supply equipment across the UK and export worldwide, selling new and used machinery, services and parts to our growing customer base. Our vision for our company is simple, to be the leader in our industry by offering excellent customer experiences and an inspiring place to work. We do this by living our family values and building partnerships up with our customers, employees and suppliers.



Ben Burgess
SectorEngineering/Mechanical/Machinery/Service/Technician
Job TypePerm
RecruiterThird Party Employer
Job ID68716

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