Job Details

Req # 17-0374
Post Date 1/9/2018
Title Service Technician - Class B
City Austin
State TX
Division CMD

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.

Service Technician - Class B


Scope of Work:

The Service Technician – Class B performs a range of maintenance, repair, and service activities on heavy equipment in a developing capacity, with minimal technical assistance from experienced-level mechanics.


Job Responsibilities:

·         The Service Technician – Class B performs routine maintenance checks and adjustments on such things as fluid levels, hoses, belts, brakes, tires, and clutches; changes filters and oil lubricates vehicles and motor driven equipment.

·         The Service Technician – Class B will troubleshoot malfunctions in the equipment and repair.

·         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.

·         Service Technician – Class B will 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.

·         The Service Technician – Class B repairs and services track drive sprockets, rails, idler wheels, hand bars, track adjusters, hydraulic, reversers, final drives, brake bands, steering clutches, and hydrostatic transmissions.

·         Ensure that all jobs working on are completed and that the work was done in a proficient and safe manner.

·         Make sure that the shop workspace that was utilized is cleaned after every job is finished.

·         Must take advantage of all training that is offered by the company.

·         Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:


·         Must High School Diploma or equivalent, accredited trade school graduate preferred.

·         Must have a minimum of 2 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 maintain good client relations and have the ability to communicate with other mechanics about repair work needed.

·         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 shematics.

·         Must be dependable and work independently.


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 institució n 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, orientació n sexual, infomació n genética, identidad de género, o expresió n de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

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