Set Up Mechanic

Posted: 02/25/2024

Are you good at puzzles and putting things together? Does it feel awesome to finish a project? If so, come in and talk to us! We’d appreciate walking through the Set Up Mechanic job together to learn if your skills, experience, and goals … and our dealership … make a good match.

A Set Up Mechanic at Haug Implement Co. sets up and performs pre-delivery on equipment, heading home knowing the customer is soon to get a ready-to-work machine!

Come grow with us as a SET UP MECHANIC! 
Haug Implement Co. is a locally owned and operated John Deere dealership with locations in Willmar and Litchfield, Minnesota. We have a deep, rich heritage in agriculture and continually look ahead for innovation and growth.
We’re devoted to our family-oriented work environment and value the opportunity to create long-term relationships with our employees. Come work with great co-workers in a place where the manager’s door is always open.

We pay your health insurance premium, offer valuable additional benefits, pay competitively, and offer training and growth opportunities.

  • Sets up and performs pre-delivery on new equipment

  • Prepares equipment for delivery to the customer

  • Reconditions equipment

  • Performs basic diagnostics and determines what repairs are needed

  • Performs repairs

  • Loads and unloads equipment as needed

  • Provides complete and thorough work order documentation on set up and pre-delivery, diagnostics and repairs performed, parts used, and time worked 

  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager

  • Maintains a clean work area and performs work in a neat and orderly fashion

  • Maintains condition of vehicles, inventory, tools, and equipment 

  • Maintains a clean, professional personal appearance

  • Reports to work on time

  • Employs good time management skills and the ability to work independently

  • Demonstrates good work ethic

  • Communicates effectively one-on-one and in groups

  • Maintains a positive and professional working relationship and works cooperatively with co-workers and management

  • Exhibits a constant commitment to customer service   

  • Promotes the service department to customers including service work, inspections, and parts

  • Completes training required for the development of skills and knowledge

  • Maintains current knowledge of John Deere and competitive products   

  • Follows all safety rules and regulations


  • One or more years’ experience preferred

  • Experience with set up, pre-delivery, and repair following technical manual procedures

  • Experience with mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems

  • Experience operating vehicles, tools, and equipment for diagnostic purposes 

  • Experience with basic computer functions

  • Experience using Service ADVISOR™ or other computer based diagnostic tools preferred  

  • Able to lift, bend, and carry

  • Valid driver’s license with an insurable driving record required 

  • CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) preferred

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