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Grain Dryer Service Technician – Fergus



Want to be a part of a high-tech company that is launching innovative agricultural solutions and experiencing phenomenal growth for themselves and their high performing employees? Enjoy working in an environment where integrity and a passion for success is valued and where people work together to get things done?  

Then, Gateway Building Systems has a place for you!    

Specific Responsibilities

What You’ll Do:

As the Dryer Service Technician, you will setup, test, ship, and provide service for dryer equipment to ensure high-quality products and service are provided to the customer. 

Your Accountabilities in the Role:

  • Performs set-up and testing on Grain Dryer finished products to ensure they are functioning and assembled correctly
  • Troubleshoots problems and provides information via calls from dealers or at the end user’s location to solve any issues effectively.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work environment to support the team.
  • Follows processes and safety guidelines on a continual basis for accuracy and safety


Position Requirements: 

  • Education: Associates degree in Electronics, Industrial Maintenance, or a related field; will consider an Electronic Certification with some hands-on electronic experience (preferred).
  • Experience: 1-3 year of experience in reading electrical schematics and ladder diagrams, with a strong electronics aptitude.
  • Functional Skills: Strong analytical, electronic/mechanical aptitude to learn, troubleshoot and diagnose issues. High attention to detail. Ability to learn/operate an overhead crane and forklift.  Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Technology Aptitude/Skills: Ability to read an electrical schematic and troubleshoot electronic circuitry is required. Ability to use hand tools, pneumatic tools, gauges, and multimeters preferred.
  • Language Skills: Good reading, writing, and verbal communication skills required.
  • Leadership/Behaviors: Customer-focused, self-motivated, and a quick learner who can become proficient in the products. Strong attention to quality, processes, and safety is also important.
  • Culture Match Behaviors: Need conceptual thinkers who can take a vision and create better processes/solutions. Energetic, honest, and high ethical standards. Enjoys collaboration, being a team player, and leading/participating in continuous improvement processes. 

Other Important Information:    

Salary:  Salary is commensurate with proven expertise.  

Reports To: Business Manager                                                                                                                                       

Typical Work Week: M-F; some weekends/OT when applicable during harvest season; approximately 45+ hrs/week on average

Direct Reports: None 

Work Conditions: Typically works outside (under a shelter) and at times within an Operations environment; may operate Overhead Cranes and work around moving parts.  Must be able to occasionally lift 50lbs; Must be able to climb 100-200’ (with safety gear) for testing and onsite troubleshooting.

Travel: Dependent on customer local – unplanned travel on urgent issues; primarily during harvest season

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