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Construction Equipment Service Technician

Position:                  Construction Equipment Service Technician

Department:            Service  

Location:                 Butler, PA

Reports to:              Service Supervisor

Status:                     Full-Time/Non-Exempt

General Purpose:

Diagnose, repair and overhaul mechanical and pneumatic equipment such as bulldozers, graders, cranes and conveyors used in the construction industry.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts
  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment in order to diagnose defects
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers’ specifications
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles
  • Comply with all safety procedures and wear appropriate PPE
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges
  • Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment, and keep equipment service records
  • Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings
  • Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency
  • Assemble gear systems, and align frames and gears
  • Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment
  • Weld or solder broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welders and soldering tools
  • Clean parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent
  • Adjust, maintain, and repair or replace subassemblies, such as transmissions and crawler heads, using hand tools, jacks, and cranes
  • Adjust and maintain industrial machinery, using controls and regulating devices
  • Effectively communicate and actively participate within a goal-orientated team environment
  • Actively participate in problem solving and continuous improvement activities
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Perform other duties as assigned

General Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High degree of attention to detail required
  • Show strong reasoning and creative problem-solving skills to overcome mechanical challenges
  • Have a customer service mentality and a strong desire to meet daily goals so the organization can meet and exceed customer expectations
  • Ability to read and comprehend work instructions and standard procedures
  • Ability to perform basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis
  • Ability to work in varying temperatures, depending upon the season
  • Possess a collaborative, team-driven attitude. Team members rely on each other to complete required tasks in order to meet daily and weekly schedules, and as a result a good attendance record and a team focus is critical
  • Be quality and precision-driven, and able to follow all quality and safety requirements
  • Show strong reasoning and creative problem-solving skills to overcome mechanical challenges
  • Previous experience in a heavy equipment technician field is a plus

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the position and may not include all of the duties required of the position. Stephenson Equipment, Inc. is an EEO employer and values diversity. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.