Heavy Equipment Technician - Field - Laredo

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HER Agency Laredo , TX 78043

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RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position is responsible for performing high-quality field service repair work on heavy equipment in order to respond to customer needs in a positive, caring and timely manner and to ensure maximum value for work performed.
REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires a self-motivated, thoughtful individual with a high energy level. Must be able to:
1.Perform complex repairs correctly
2.Work alone with a limited amount of supervision
3.Build strong customer service relations
Position Title:Service Technician III - Rental
Reports to: Branch Manager
Classification:Non-Exempt

Job Summary:
Performs maintenance and repairs complex mechanical, electrical,
hydraulic, and diesel systems on a variety of rental and customer equipment and tools
while using a high degree of independent judgment.
The incumbent in this position is expected to model the following practices on a
daily basis: 1) Demonstrate alignment with the company's mission and core
business values; 2) Collaborate with key internal/external resources;
3) Participate in ongoing self-development.
Essential Functions:
Troubleshoots and diagnoses equipment malfunctions and failures
Disassembles and assembles machine components to manufacturers
specifications through the use of hand tools, pneumatic tools, and any
specialized tooling
Rebuilds, repairs, reconditions, and maintains equipment and components
Maintains good customer relations and support; communicates customer needs
to shop management
Plans and controls cost of repair jobs
Completes parts orders and identifies parts for return
Maintains company equipment keeps in good, clean, and orderly condition
Works safely at all times and adheres to all applicable safety policies; complies
with all company policies, procedures, and standards
Works overtime as required by workload and customers needs
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; e.g.,
ProTech Technician Training Paths
Performs other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of dirt engaging equipment, aerial, and lifting equipment
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and
maintenance
Quality control analysis skills- Conducting tests and inspections of products,
services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance
Operation and control skills- Controlling operations of equipment or systems
Equipment selection skills- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed
to do a job
The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle
to exact positions
Ability to operate hand tools, power tools, and equipment used in mechanical
repair
The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or
both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through
spoken words and sentences
Education and Experience:
More than seven years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience preferred
High school/equivalent diploma or trade school diploma preferred
Valid drivers license
Supervisory Responsibilities:
None
Travel:
Occasional travel to customer site
Physical Requirements:
Must be able to move objects, and use abdominal and lower back muscles to
provide support over time without fatigue
Frequently moves materials or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual
dexterity, coordination, and stamina
Ascend/descend with gradual or continuous progress by oneself, using both
hands and feet and climb up and down ladders
Be able to safely maneuver and work underneath equipment
Routinely reacts to visual, auditory, and other signals, including alarms and
instructions, and is required to visually inspect work
Work Environment:
Regularly works indoors around moving mechanical parts and may be exposed to
weather extremes when working outside in conditions that include inclement
weather, heat, cold, and humidity
Noise level may be loud at times
Exposure to small quantities of chemicals, steam, high-pressure water, and high
speed rotating equipment
Significant time spent in confined spaces and high places
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