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Technician Turf


 Title: Turf Technician (On and Off Site)

 Salary: Competitive

 Established in 1931, Henton and Chattell Ltd is a family ran John Deere Turf dealership located in the heart of the City of Nottingham. The service department is an essential lifeblood to the organisations and businesses we serve. With the help of our team of technicians providing vital servicing and onsite maintenance, operators can get back to their work quicker; saving them both time and money. Our technicians are an essential part of our business, and a vital role for our customers.

About the role:

 We currently have a vacancy available in our Service and Engineering Department team. We are looking for an experienced turf and domestic technician with good analytical and organisational skills, who can perform diagnostics and repairs to professional turf, commercial and domestic horticultural machinery.

 One of the core duties as a technician is to work alongside our professional customers in helping to achieving their goals of reducing machinery downtime. In order to achieve this goal we are looking for a technician who can perform their work efficiently, accurately and to the highest quality, as and when required out in the field or in our depot workshops.

 Inside the workshop, the candidate can expect to be repairing, maintaining and preparing a mix of machinery types including new and used homeowner and professional equipment; including chainsaws, domestic lawnmowers, commercial and professional mowing units.

 As well as a great opportunity to work with a variety of customers and different machinery. The successful candidate will be a team player within the workshop environment, and customer facing with our professional and domestic colleagues.

 The ideal candidate will have a full and clean driving licence with knowledge of driving a variety of vehicles including commercial mowers, compact tractors and utility vehicles. As a professional and domestic technician we’re looking for a highly motivated candidate with at least 1 year’s relevant work experience. 

  Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • 1+ year’s worth of work experience with domestic, professional, golf and horticultural machinery.
  • Full and clean driving licence with knowledge of driving commercial mowers, compact tractors and utility vehicles.
  • Proficient understanding of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under tight deadlines and pressure.
  • Proven customer relations and teamwork skills to foster, build and develop relationships with teammates, business colleagues and customers.

 Desirable Skills and Qualifications:

  • Familiar with John Deere, Stihl as well other horticultural machinery.
  • LTA Qualified Mechanic (Not essential but would be desired) or equivalent John Deere scale qualification.

 Personal Attributes:

 Enthusiasm and motivated to develop and gain new skills, knowledge and proficiency.

  • Flexible member of the team. Keen to work with all types of equipment including electronic, two-stroke, four-stroke and diesel powered products.
  • Good working habits, maintaining a clean and tidy workspace.
  • Excellent organisational skills to self manage busy working schedules.
  • Confidently working independently of colleagues, but also happy to work alongside colleagues, either onsite or within the workshop.
  • Competent IT skills, and capable learner.
  • Open to work some weekends and overtime as and when required.

 Employee Rewards and Benefits:

 Competitive salary and overtime available.

  • Company van.
  • Mobile phone and laptop provided.
  • 30 days of holiday including bank holidays.
  • Employee events throughout the year.
  • Structured training and learning programmes with the opportunity to receive nationally recognised industry level qualifications.
  • Location NOTTINGHAM
  • Reference 3925
  • Division Residential & Commercial Products
  • department Service
  • Type of contract ft
  • expires at 31/12/2019
Contact details
  • Contact person mr. ALAN TURNER
  • Location NOTTINGHAM
  • Address London Road NG2 3HW Nottinghamshire NG23HW
  • Email
  • Phone +44(0)1159 862 161
  • Fax +44(0)1159 866 169
  • Website