What is the John Deere Tech Program and How Do I Join?

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Koenig Equipment partners with John Deere to create the best learning experience available for future agricultural support professionals. The result of this collaboration is the John Deere Tech Program, or the JD Tech Program, which provides real-world experience along with great career-building opportunities.



What is the John Deere Tech Program?

The John Deere Tech Program is designed to train and employ the industry’s best technicians. This opportunity is open for students attending Owens Community College or Vincennes University for a two-year associate’s degree. Students accepted into this program will be sponsored by an authorized John Deere dealer, like Koenig Equipment, and will participate in a paid training-related employment during the work experience component.


Students will receive a state-of-the-art technical education through a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory instruction, and supervised occupational work experience at Koenig Equipment. JD Tech students will learn how to provide parts solutions as well as troubleshoot, service, repair, and rebuild the latest John Deere equipment.


Graduates of the JD Tech program will be proficient with:

  • Electrical Systems
  • Hydraulic Systems
  • Parts Sales
  • Precision Farming Fundamentals and AMS Guidance
  • Agriculture Equipment Fundamentals
  • John Deere Systems and Programs



What Are the Benefits of Joining the John Deere Tech Program?

  • Get paid for invaluable experience and real-world knowledge
  • Receive tuition reimbursement and a John Deere toolset from Koenig Equipment
  • Graduate debt-free
  • Receive a John Deere Certification upon graduation
  • Successful graduates will work full-time at Koenig Equipment
    • Excellent starting pay
    • Extensive benefits
    • Great work conditions
  • Learn from seasoned Parts and Service Professionals
  • Help real Customers who feed the world



Is the John Deere Tech Program Right for Me?

Do you have the talent, skills, and interest in technology and agriculture? Do you like solving problems, helping people, and getting the most out of everything you do? If you answered yes, then you are perfect for Koenig Equipment’s John Deere training program!


Graduates are prepared for careers as technicians, parts sales, maintenance, service, testing, diagnosis, and development. If any of those fields interest you, the John Deere Tech Program is the right experience to boost your career!


How Can I Apply for the John Deere Tech Program with Koenig Equipment?

To apply for the JD Tech Program through Koenig Equipment, students must first be attending either Owens Community College or Vincennes University for an Associate of Applied Science. After acceptance into the college, students will then apply for the John Deere Program according to the college requirements.


From there, students need to apply for sponsorship from Koenig Equipment, which can be done by submitting the Intern/Student application found on our careers page!


For more information about the John Deere Tech Program, visit John Deere’s website. There, you will have access to videos, coursework, admission requirements, school locations, and more!


Want an Internship Without Being in the JD Tech Program?

Even if you are not enrolled in the JD Tech program, all college students are welcome to apply to our general Intern/Student position. Young talent is always welcome in our business!


Koenig Equipment is hiring now, so browse our open positions and apply today!