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Lead Mechanic and Technician


Posted: 05/14/2024 Job Number: 17197 Targeted Compensation: $100,000.00

Job Description

Lead Mechanic and Technician

Ag 1 Source is looking for a "the go to person" for a privately owned mechanic shop that supports four ag businesses.

What’s in it for you:

  • Be part of something good and be valued as a team member
  • Work with the latest machinery and technology
  • Build a team that makes the industry envious

What you will be doing:

  • Performs preventive maintenance inspections and service on equipment to ensure effective performance
  • Maintains maintenance records for equipment
  • Orders and installs replacement parts on equipment
  • Quickly and efficiently assess vehicles and/or machinery to accurately diagnose and repair issues
  • Maintains records of repair work performed
  • Cleans, organizes, inventories, stocks, and otherwise maintains shop areas, parts, tools, and supplies
  • Coordinates with managers to schedule regular maintenance on equipment
  • Building maintenance as needed
  • Adheres to company work safety policies
  • Performs other duties as assigned

A successful candidate for this Lead Mechanic and Technician job will possess the following:

  • Some vocational or community college with related coursework or equivalent experience, required. Mechanical certification preferred
  • Must have basic knowledge and understanding of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems and have the ability to troubleshoot such systems
  • Ability to work with multiple priorities and constant interruptions
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with constant demands and shifting of priorities
  • Ability to work with all levels of employees
  • Superior communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to be responsive and highly efficient with relaying information
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Detail oriented
  • Technical/Specialized training in automotive technology
  • Experience with the John Deere Service Advisor software preferred

Compensation: Based on experience, but could be $100K


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) employer match
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Desired Location: South Central Kansas

Ag 1 Source has been focused on Executive Level Agriculture recruiting since 2002, our network runs deep. If this role isn't quite the right fit for you, but are still open to exploring career growth, feel free to do so HERE. Or, if you know someone who may be interested in this role, please reach out HERE. We provide up to a $500 referral bonus for individuals that are referred, and we place.

*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the Lead Mechanic and Technician job.

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