Ag Technology Trainer
Salinas, CA  / Imperial, CA  / Yuma, AZ  / Indio, CA  / Wellton, AZ ...View All
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Posted 30 days ago
Job Description

$80000 - $100000 / year

Compensation & Benefits:

  • 5% bonus potential
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Training and development, as well as opportunities to grow within the organization

Specific Duties Include:

  • Provide service technician training including classroom time, as well as hands-on training at multiple locations.
  • Professionally facilitate and present to an audience.
  • Obtain training instructor qualifications according to the John Deere Certified Dealer Instructor program.
  • Follow John Deere's requirements for maintaining training aids and materials.
  • Will be Spudnik to coordinate trainings related to short line equipment.
  • Gather and research information to create and deliver technical training concepts for John Deere Agriculture equipment as well as revise materials for existing classes.
  • Lead training classes at all RDO Equipment Co. locations as well as off-site locations.
  • Work in conjunction with the Product Specialist team to understand current trends and technical issues to be able to develop courses or incorporate into courses.
  • Provide overflow phone support for the Service Support Center during peak seasons.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbook.
  • Conduct self in the presence of customers and community so as to present a professional image of RDO Equipment Co.
  • Proactively seek and participate in available company-sponsored training, in an effort to develop and advance knowledge base and skill set.
  • Participate in all company/location driven communication efforts, including open book meetings, huddles, department meetings and other related efforts.
  • Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and exemplary customer service.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner.
  • RDO Equipment Co. approaches its goals and responsibilities in terms of its five principal stakeholders: Employees, Customers, Manufacturer Partners, Owners and Communities. These principal stakeholders have shaped the core values of the organization and provide a basis for our management decisions.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience as a technical trainer/instructor
  • Experience with John Deere systems and products, or related heavy equipment
  • Establish and maintain instructor credibility
  • Dynamic presentation skills with strong public speaking & overall communication skills
  • Strong technical background with experience in engines, hydraulics, electronics, electricity and drive trains as well as proper operation, maintenance and safety
  • Proficient in the use of a computer and related software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Ability to travel 50%
  • Candidates must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

As an EOE/AA employer, RDO Equipment Co. will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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