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Heavy Equipment Service Tech

Department: Service Dept.
Reports to: Service Manager

Job Purpose/Performance Outputs:

Performs assembly, repair and testing of heavy equipment including mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems as well as transmissions to required specifications of customers, vendors and company standards.

Essential Functions Performed:

(Other functions/tasks may be required besides those listed)

  • Assemble components per drawings and supplied standards
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, rebuild and tests various related equipment
  • Attends training sessions required for vendor updates and new products
  • Responsible for following & working to required safety & housekeeping rules, guidelines, policies
  • Maintains shop equipment and tools in proper working order, including equipment PM schedules
  • Maintains required work records of repairs, rebuild and testing
  • Maintains sensitivity to CRM

Core Job Competencies (skills, knowledge, abilities) Required:

(Other skills may also be required.)

  • Mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and diesel aptitude and knowledge, capable of a wide range of troubleshooting, testing and rebuilding of engines transmissions and heavy equipment
  • Blue Print reading capability
  • Knowledge of material handling equipment, including fork lifts, hand lifts, and overhead cranes
  • Knowledge of welding and metal cutting operations and equipment
  • Knowledge of equipment instrumentation and gages and testing processes
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of required safety and housekeeping rules, guidelines and policies
  • Technical Translation of mechanical product & repair documents & customer, vendor specifications
  • Communication skills, verbal and listening and phone skills

Job Prerequisites (needed upon job entry)

Minimum Education Level, Type, Certification:

High School Diploma and Vocational School Graduation

Specific Experience - Amount and Type

  • 3 -5 years experience in mechanical repair of heavy equipment or diesel engines

Job Conditions/Requirements - Hours, Travel, Physical, Tools, etc.:

  • Must have own set of complete mechanical hand tools including 3/4" drive and air tools
  • Machine shop work environment with heavy equipment hazards
  • Normal day hours of work with occasional overtime, weekends and may work a night shift
  • Must have a valid drivers' license
  • Some travel may be required

Contacts Required (inside/outside the organization(s)):

  • Moderate amount of both internal contacts with other departments & company personnel
  • Moderate external contacts with customers

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