John Deere Technician at LandMark

Become Part of the LandMark Difference

Become Part of the LandMark Difference

Become Part of the LandMark Difference

Become Part of the LandMark Difference

Technician Working on a CombineReceive a Debt Free Degree with LandMark Implement! 

Are you thinking about becoming a John Deere technician? LandMark Implement offers a tuition remission program where we pay for your degree upon completion of the program PLUS we offer you $5,000 towards purchasing tools. After graduation, you have a guaranteed job at a LandMark Implement location.

What does a day in the life of a LandMark John Deere tech look like?

The John Deere tech program combines classroom time with hands-on lab work and a paid internship at a LandMark Implement shop. Students will learn about many topics including diagnostics to repair of John Deere equipment while working side-by-side the industries best technicians.

LandMark's John Deere dealership techs work on engines, power trains, hydraulic systems, electrical and electronics, air conditioning diagnostics and repair, as well as tillage, spraying and harvesting equipment and John Deere Satellite Mapping.

Students in this program will have a sponsoring LandMark Implement John Deere dealer and are expected to continue employment with the dealership after graduation. During training, students will work for two quarters at their sponsoring dealership. Students who attend Southeast Community College in Milford are admitted twice per year. In addition to meeting general SCC requirements, students are tested to evaluate potential for success in the John Deere Tech program. Selected applicants will work with our Recruitment Specialist, Deanna, to secure a LandMark location sponsorship for off-campus training.

A successful technician has:Tech working with Red Hammer

  • High mechanical ability

  • Proficient basic math skills

  • Good communication skills: must be able to read, understand and follow written directions, read manuals and computer generated instructions and express oneself clearly verbally

  • Computer proficiency

  • Detail-oriented and completes a job thoroughly and completely

  • Is both a sequential and analytical thinker: can organize ideas to determine what needs to be done step by step Is “mind-on” as well as “hands-on”

  • Has the ability and willingness to work cooperatively as part of a team

Estimated Expenses And Financial Support

Nebraska Resident tuition/fee rate is $108 per credit hour and out-of-state is $129 per credit hour. Housing is available on Milford’s campus. Tuition, books and fees are dependent upon classes taken each quarter.

LandMark participates in a tuition remission program. We reimburse you for your tuition, fees and books, as well as give a stipend of $5,000 to purchase of tools. These stipends are paid upon completion of graduation and are prorated over 36-months of employment.

John Deere Tech Courses

Course offerings and prerequisites will be determined by the program. A grade of “C” or higher in all John Deere classes is required to progress through the program. Students are also required 16 credit hours of general education courses. Contact your program advisor to select your general educations courses from each category that will meet your program’s requirements.

  • John Deere Orientation & Fundamentals
  • John Deere Shop Operations
  • John Deere Engines and Fuel Systems
  • John Deere Hydraulic and Power Train Theory
  • John Deere Hydraulic and Power Train Lab
  • John Deere COOP
  • John Deere Electrical and Electronics

  • John Deere Electrical and Electronics Lab
  • John Deere Tillage, Seeding and Harvesting
  • John Deere Tillage, Seeding and Harvesting Lab
  • John Deere HVAC and New Product
  • John Deere Advanced Technologies
  • O/A and GMAW Welding
  • Optional:
  • CDL-Class A Training

Happy TechnicianSteps to Apply:

  1. Find a LandMark dealership for sponsorship and for off-campus training. Upon graduation, the student has a three-year contract with said location.
  2. Apply to the John Deere Tech program at Southeast Community College Milford.
  3. Apply for Financial Aid and scholarships through high school, college or other.

For more information, please contact
Deanna Karmazin:
(402) 310-7561

Location Sponsorship

With locations across Nebraska and northern Kansas, find the best LandMark location to sponsor you through the John Deere Tech program and your professional career!

Beatrice, NE
21693 Hwy 77

Hebron, NE
745 N 13th St

Marysville, KS
533 Pony Express Hwy

Shelton, NE
323 E Hwy 30

Fairfield, NE
1131 Hwy 74

Holdrege, NE
73049 L Rd

Minden, NE
1190 33 Rd

Smith Center, KS
910 W Hwy 30

Gothenburg, NE
221 Lake Ave

Kearney, NE
3108 Hwy 30 East

Phillipsburg, KS
291 E Hwy 36

Superior, NE
1890 Idaho St

Arapahoe, NE
111 Chestnut St

Hastings, NE
4815 W Hwy 6

Lexington, NE
75482 Rd 435

Red Cloud, NE
702 Rd 1100