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Hunt Forest Group, Martins Lane, Chilbolton, Hampshire, BH24 3PE, Hampshire     Start Date: 29 Jul 2024 - Full Time     Basic up to £35,000, OTE of up to £47,000+ with overtime

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Turf Service Technician – Chilbolton

Basic up to £35,000 DOE with potential to earn £47,000 including overtime

About you

Are you a forward thinking Service Technician who enjoys a challenge? The type of person who will roll their sleeves up and get stuck in? Someone who is passionate about delivering excellent results? If so, then we have an exciting role waiting for you.

Our business is experiencing an exciting period of growth. As a result, we are looking for a proactive Turf Service Technician within our service department at our Chilbolton branch. You enjoy a variety of work and are confident when it comes to diagnosing and repairing many types of machinery.

Working efficiently and accurately, you consistently provide the highest level of support to our customers. You thrive off a challenge and always enjoy learning new skills and furthering your knowledge.

Perhaps you have experience in a relevant industry such as commercial vehicles, construction and plant machinery or the automotive industry? If so then we welcome your application as we understand you have a lot of relevant skills and experience to offer.

If we have just described you, then we definitely want to hear from you. We look forward to you joining our team and ‘growing together’.

About the role:

· Service and repair professional and domestic grounds care machinery from multiple manufacturers, mainly John Deere.

· Diagnose and provide accurate information to enable machinery repair quotes to be created.

· Complete all required paperwork for work assignments.

· Performs diagnostics and repairs in the field when required.

· Perform pre-delivery setup on new or used equipment.

· Maintain a clean work station and assist with overall workshop organisation and correct use of tools and vehicles.

· Participate in Service Training Certification programs required for the development of skills and knowledge.

· Follows all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments.

· Performs diagnostics, repairs maintenance at customers site when required.

Relevant Skills/Experience:


· A high level of mechanical competence

· Proficient knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems to enable the repair of grounds care equipment.

· Experience of maintaining and repairing equipment

· Ability to work as part of a team and independently from own initiative.

· Good timekeeping

· Communication – ability to explain mechanical problems in simple terms.

· Own tools

· Computer literate – ability to look up information and type up service work or seek manufacturer support. Training to use our systems will be provided but with an expectation that you’re proficient with similar dealer or manufacturer systems.

· Familiarity with John Deere or competitive products. Alternatively experience within the commercial, automotive or construction machinery sectors.


· Professional qualification in grounds care or agricultural machinery maintenance.


· Very competitive salary

· Up to 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)

· Free parking at all sites

· Laptop provided

· Uniform and PPE provided

· Occupational Sick Pay Scheme

· Focused career progression

· A lot of overtime available

· Autonomous work culture – we encourage our staff to work from their own initiatives rather than be micromanaged

· Our sites are situation in scenic locations

· You will become part of the Hunt Forest Group community!

How to Apply


Please email your cover letter and CV to: chloefear@huntforest.com

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