Field Technician - Heavy Equipment
Full-Time • Kapuskasing Region
Summary of Primary Functions:
This position is responsible for repairing and maintaining electric, diesel and gasoline industrial, construction and forestry equipment generally independently and outside the actual conformity of the shop
?What we offer:
- ?Competitive wages - annual increase available
- Benefits & pension - employer contribution
- Tool allowance - $600 annually
- Boots allowance- winter/summer
- Training reimbursement
- Education reimbursement
- John Deere University Training
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: May include some or all of the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Reads job order and observes and listens to equipment in operation to determine malfunction and plans work procedures.
Installs fuel injection nozzles and pumps, changes or recharges batteries, and replaces transmissions, hydraulic systems and component parts.
Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on equipment, and makes adjustments.
Lubricates moving parts and drives repaired equipment to verify conformance to specifications.·Fabricates special lifting or towing attachments, hydraulic systems, shields, or other devices according to blueprints or schematic drawings.
Removes, replaces, and repairs tires, undercarriages, and earth moving and timber harvesting attachments.
Enters a legible description of work performed onto the work orders.
Maintains and cares for the shop tools and equipment.
Maintains a clean work area and performs miscellaneous housekeeping duties associated with the job.
Insures work is performed safely and safe work procedures are followed throughout the department.
· Reads schematics denoting operating specifications for unit or component and type of evaluation required.
· Continues to work on revenue producing work as needed
Tests unit for conformance with operating requirements such as specified horsepower and lifting performance.
Helps ensure that our new and used whole goods are in good working conditions·Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on equipment and makes adjustments when necessary
Fabricates special lifting or towing attachments, hydraulic systems, shields or other devices according to blueprints or schematic drawings.
Maintains assigned service vehicle in areas of cleanliness, daily maintenance and inspections.
Complies with all state laws while operating company vehicle