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Heavy Equipment Field Technician 2

Company: Alta Equipment Group Inc.
Location: Burton
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities

Our construction equipment group is seeking a full-time heavy equipment field service diesel technician / mechanic with the classification of Field Technician 2 for our Burton, MI branch. This is a union position and will be part of Operating Engineers Local 324.

A Field Technician 2 must be familiar with and able to diagnose and repair any systems problem that occurs for the majority (greater than 50%) of equipment the Company sells. A Field Technician 2 is qualified to successfully, efficiently, and accurately perform the cleaning, maintenance, visual inspection, removal, installation with the help of proper manuals, report writing and the disassembly, assembly, parts reuse evaluation, reconditioning, ordering the correct parts, measuring, adjusting, diagnosing, testing, troubleshooting and equipment failure analysis of their assigned Service department or specialized area, with minimal technical assistance. Also, a Field Technician 2 may be asked to perform minor welding, fabricating, and machining repairs. A Field Technician 2 must become Volvo Level 3 certified. A Field Technician 2 will be required to maintain a Chauffeurs or CDL B endorsement on their driver license and a clean driving record in accordance with the Company's insurance carrier's requirements. Must be able to meet or exceed quoted labor for repairs related to this level, with minimal rework.

Additional responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to:

  • Complete inspections
  • Implementation of optional accessories
  • General repairs
  • Upkeep of the service truck
  • Responsible for the inventory of onboard parts
  • Incorporate Alta's Guiding Principles into daily activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time

We encourage our Technicians to participate in our in-house training program, allowing them to acquire additional skills in diagnosis and troubleshooting and further advance their career as a technician. Also, company uniforms are provided!

Qualifications

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Four years of previous heavy equipment or over the road (OTR) repair experience is required
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude with a solid understanding of the following systems: engine, power train, hydraulics and electrical
  • Possess own tools
  • A positive attitude and high energy
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Computer programs - Microsoft Outlook, Volvo VCADS
  • Language Skills - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Mathematical Skills - Basic: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Reasoning Ability - Intermediate: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands; Frequently will talk/hear, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; Occasionally will sit.
  • Lift and/or Move Functions: Regularly will lift up to 25 pounds; Frequently will lift 26 to 50 pounds; Occasionally will lift from 51 to 100 plus pounds.
  • Work Environment: Regularly will work near moving mechanical parts; Frequently will be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions; Occasionally will work in wet or humid conditions (non-weather), risk of electrical shock, vibration.

Other Opportunities at Alta: Please visit our careers page at www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!

  • Job seekers only
  • Recruiting/staffing firms - please do not contact the company about this posting

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: Alta Equipment Group Inc., Flint , Heavy Equipment Field Technician 2, Other , Burton, Michigan

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