Diesel Technician Internship (2023-2024)

Great Bend, KS
United States
Job Description

Title:  Diesel Technician Internship

Locations:  Great Bend, KS

Employee Status:  Temporary (Internship)


To provide hands-on learning experiences and opportunities to develop mechanical and diagnostic skills for students who are pursuing an Associates of Applied Science in Agriculture Power/Technology, Diesel & Heavy Equipment or Diesel Technology


Job Responsibilities:

  • Understand the mission, vision, and values of KanEquip and the goals and expectations of the service department.

  • Preform pre-delivery set ups and inspections on new equipment and basic service work as assigned.

  • Develop skills to diagnose and repair hydraulic and electrical systems, engines, and fuel systems.

  • Work with online parts and service information systems

  • Develop skills to complete reports and forms for service operations in a timely and accurate manner. 

  • Assist other diesel technicians and other departments to bring value and customer service to our stakeholders.

  • Engage in trainings, mentoring, and feedback surveys

  • Attend social and networking events.

Hours and Benefits:

  • During the school year, hours are available based on class schedule and location need.  During the summer interns should expect 40+ hours per week.

  • Interns will be assigned a mentor for career development, guidance, and motivation.

  • Scholarships and educational expense repayment available upon completion of internship.

  • KanEquip branded apparel and items.   


  • Completed 1 year of schooling in an Agriculture Power/Technology, Diesel & Heavy Equipment or Diesel Technology program.

  • Owns mechanic tool set appropriate for the work required.

  • Passion to learn methods, tools, materials, and techniques to diagnose and repair diesel and agricultural equipment.

  • An understanding in diesel engines, hydraulics, electronics and electrical systems and precision ag systems.

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with parts, sales and service personnel and customers. 

  • Ability to lift 75 pounds as required without assistance.

  • Acceptable Motor Vehicle status