Dobbs Equipment (John Deere)

Service Technician – Preventative Maintenance

Summary of Primary Functions

This position is responsible for providing preventative maintenance for electric, diesel and gasoline industrial, construction and forestry equipment at customer’s sites.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: May include some or all of the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reads job order and prepares preventative maintenance plan to complete the order as effectively and efficiently as possible.
  • Installs fuel injection nozzles and pumps, changes or recharges batteries, and replaces transmissions, hydraulic systems and component parts.
  • Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on equipment, and makes adjustments.
  • Lubricates moving parts and drives repaired equipment to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Removes and replaces routine mechanical and non-mechanical ordered maintenance
  • Enters a legible description of work performed onto the work order.
  • Maintains and cares for the tools and equipment provided.
  • Maintains a clean work area and performs miscellaneous housekeeping duties associated with the job.
  • Insures work is performed safely and safe work procedures are followed throughout the department.
  • Tests unit for conformance with operating requirements such as specified horsepower and lifting performance.
  • Helps ensure that our new and used whole goods are in good working conditions
  • Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on equipment and makes adjustments when necessary
  • Maintains assigned service vehicle in areas of cleanliness, daily maintenance and inspections.
  • Complies with all state laws while operating company vehicle.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education, Skill, and/or Experience Requirements:

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; plus a minimum of 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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More about Dobbs Equipment (John Deere)

Dobbs Equipment is your authorized full-service John Deere equipment dealership in central and south Florida.

We work to serve the needs of customers in the residential, commercial construction, site development, underground and aggregate & mining industries.

Our goal is to support our customers from end to end in the markets we serve. Our services include the sales of new and used equipment, parts, service and rental. Our 8 locations are strategically located to provide world class support to our customers throughout our territory. Our administrative headquarters and one of our branches are in Riverview, FL (greater Tampa area). We also call these locations home: Lutz (north Tampa), Orlando, Sarasota, Fort Myers, Miami, Pompano Beach and West Palm Beach.