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Req # 17-0270
Post Date 9/7/2017
Title Service Technician - Class A
City Houston
State TX
Division CMD
Description

Since 1924, Waukesha-Pearce Industries, Inc. (WPI) has been dedicated to providing leading equipment options that meet the most demanding applications in power generation, small engines, earthmoving, recycling, mining, and gas compression equipment. With a territory covering 30 states, WPI is strategically located in high-production regions throughout the U.S. This means quick access to our extensive inventory and highly skilled team. Our expert personnel are trained in technical sales, service, and engineering. Working in partnership with some of the most recognized names in the industry, WPI offers the knowledge, reliability, and experience to help you maximize your uptime and opportunities now and in the future. WPI offers only the highest quality construction and mining products such as crawler dozers, compactors, excavators, loaders and more from these world-class equipment brands: Komatsu, Bomag, Sennebogen, Gradall, Takeuchi, Doppstadt, NPK, LaBounty and Vacall.

Our greatest strength as a company is our people. Our success depends on the technical expertise of our salespeople, the knowledge of our parts people, the skill of our service technicians and the professionalism of all WPI staff.

We are committed to hiring top quality people in every position in our company. Our success depends on our employees, and how well they serve our customers.

Scope of Work:

The Service Technician - Class A will perform a full range of maintenance, repair, and service activities on construction machinery. The employee uses considerable independent judgment in making decisions without the availability of supervision.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Diagnoses, services and repairs various systems that are found on pieces of heavy equipment such as mechanical and computer electronic controls, transmissions, computer controlled automatic transmissions and pneumatic systems.
  • Troubleshoots malfunctions in the equipment and repair.
  • Repairs and services track drive sprockets, rails, idler wheels, hand bars, track adjusters, hydraulic, reversers, final drives, brake bands, steering clutches, and hydrostatic transmissions.
  • Service, diagnoses, repairs and maintains speed tandem drive axles with air or electric shift, hydrostatic driven, heavy-duty multi-axle suspensions.
  • Tunes gas and diesel engines, services valves, fuel filters and turbo chargers, and pressure checks fuel filters, adjust injector heights, fuel racks, governors, etc.
  • Diagnoses problems, disassembles units, repairs or replaces parts, and reassembles units in the cooling, drive, brake, electrical, steering, heating, and air conditioning, hydraulic and air systems.
  • Overhauls engines, replaces engines and rebuilds components
  • Keeps tools, equipment, and work area clean, organized and in good working condition.
  • May assist in training lower-level workers in mechanical repair techniques.
  • Perform related work as assigned.
Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent, accredited trade school graduate preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in the construction and mining machinery industry.

Requirements: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA’s)

  • Must have a working knowledge of the standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment used in the repair and maintenance of machinery and engines
  • Must have knowledge of safety issues in the use of tools, equipment, and supplies used in repair of equipment.
  • Must possess skills in the use of a variety of hand tools, mechanized tools, jacks, and hoists.
  • Must possess skills in the use of a variety of diagnostic testing and tuning equipment, and the use of gas and electric welding equipment.
  • Must be able to pass and maintain drug and alcohol testing requirement as outlined by WPI’s policy.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, and be able to bend and twist several times a day.
  • Must have the ability to read manuals and schematics, rebuild engines and major driveline components.
  • Must be dependable and work independently.
  • Must have a current driver’s license and acceptable driving record per WPI insurance carrier standards when driving a company vehicle.
  • Must have the ability to effectively operate test equipment, and have good trouble-shooting skills.
  • Must be able to read hydraulic and electrical schematics.

Working Conditions:

  • Typical hours of work Monday through Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Weekend hours as necessary.
  • May require work in inclement weather conditions and/or hazardous work environments. 

WPI is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, physical or mental disability, creed, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression in the programs or activities which it operates.

En Espanol
WPI es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acció n afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, infomación genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

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