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Electronic Repair Technician

by Aug 8, 2022

Ames, IA - Full Time

Posting Date: 8/8/2022

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Reports to: Manufacturing Engineer & Repairs Supervisor

The Culture

Ag Leader was born from a passion and determination to transform agriculture forever. Ag Leader has become a global team providing year-round solutions to meet the needs of production agriculture. We are improving the lives of farmers around the world by helping them plan, plant, apply, and harvest more efficiently and profitably. Ready to use your talent to implement change? Join our team of innovators continuing to revolutionize agriculture.

The Opportunity

Make a direct difference for Ag Leader customers by efficiently and accurately repairing equipment, while being part of a dedicated team. This position will be both challenging and rewarding.

The Right Person Will

  • Be able to work well in a team environment, or alone when necessary
  • Be able to follow written and verbal instructions, procedures
  • Have excellent communication skills, especially regarding troubleshooting
  • Have a strong attention to detail and ability to focus
  • Be able to perform a variety of duties without loss of efficiency or composure and perform under stress when confronted with deadlines or unusual situations


  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, test and repair electronic components and circuits
  • Follow a schematic, learn and understand analog and digital circuits
  • Design, build, and maintain automated test fixtures
  • Tester PCB assembly, through hole and SMT component installation
  • Use of custom electronic computer-controlled test equipment and software
  • Component level circuit board rework
  • Monitor and manage repair part inventory
  • Use company ERP software for repair documentation and repair billing
  • Communicate with customers if necessary to better understand product failures

Qualifications & Skills

  • 2-year Associates degree and/or 2 years related experience preferred
  • Solid troubleshooting and root cause analysis skill set required
  • Proficient at various computer data entry systems
  • Strong multitasking skills
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills as well as attention to detail
  • Experience in troubleshooting, soldering, and repairing multi-layered circuit boards down to the component level
  • Strong soldering / de-soldering experience required using irons, hot air, or other
  • Ability to use standard test equipment such as oscilloscopes, volt meters, & power supplies
  • Understand the importance of ESD safety and follow guidelines
  • Desire to promptly and conscientiously repair customer equipment
  • Automotive / Ag electronics and/or Ag background a plus
  • Must be able to occasionally lift 50 pounds and sit/stand up to 8 hours/day

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