Heavy Equipment Technician
- Career Path Definitions & DistinctionsTechnician B: Technician will complete parts changing tasks such as adjusting tracks properly for wear, changing out the roller on the undercarriage on machinery, determining if track sprockets are good or need to be replaced, servicing cab pressurizers and determining the effectiveness, evaluating oil sample reports, changing out the alternator and starter, assembling hydraulic hose, and ordering parts.
- Performs repair or preventative maintenance on electrical, diesel, and gasoline vehicles including compactor, excavator, wheel loader and other vehicles to maximize safe and productiveoperationsReads and interprets equipment condition reports and/or repair orders, communicate with supervisor and/or operator for clarification of defects and discuss preventive techniques with operators to minimize future repairs.
- Position Summary: The Heavy Equipment Technician performs repairs and preventative maintenance and corrections on heavy equipment, compact heavy equipment, light service equipment, and light trucks.
- Jobs will include tasks such as diagnosing and repairing engine faults, determining the cause of wear on tracks, working to improve track life, trouble shooting and repairing ECM, hydraulic issues, AC systems, emission systems and diagnosing and repairing drive lift.
- Typical repairs include, but are not limited to, preventative maintenance inspections, hydraulic, fuel, exhaust, brakes, suspension, electrical, HVAC, and emission systems.
- Master Technician: Technician will complete advanced diagnostics.
- Jobs will include tasks such as replacing components, welding, cutting and fabrication, working on engine transmissions, final drives, completing basic diagnostics for lights, starter etc.
- Education, Experience & Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or GED, a minimum of one-year experience inspecting, troubleshooting, and repairing yellow iron machinery, a valid driver's license, be legally eligible to work in the US and at least 18 years of age.
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