Electric Power Generation (EPG) Field Technician

Job Posted: October 19th, 2021

Location: Elko, Nevada, US

This opening is intended to be a Full time position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:   

  • Perform quality maintenance, diagnosis, disassembly, inspections, rebuilds and reassembly on any brand of all components or equipment (i.e., engines, fuel systems, power generation, electrical codes, switchgear, electric CAT shovels, etc.).  This may include failure analysis as required. 
  • Perform responsibilities at customer job site with minimum supervision and also in shop
    as needed.
  • Complete all paperwork in an accurate and timely manner, such as, work orders,
    delivery/return damage tickets, fuel usage reports, etc.
  • Display the ability to learn and apply new knowledge through attendance at technical
    classes to advance technical capabilities.
  • Communicate effectively with customers, other employees and supervisor.
  • Enable Cashman to achieve its objective of Safely Home. Everyone. Every Day.™ by promoting a positive safety culture and adhering to all company safety policies, procedures and practices. 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Comply with policies of safe driving and vehicle use. Ensure company vehicle is properly serviced and kept in a safe operating condition. 
  • Keep yard clean and the equipment well organized.
  • Maintain and utilize work areas, tools and equipment to promote a clean and safe
    environment.
  • Support, move and load equipment and vehicles safely.
  • Work varying shifts and overtime as business needs arise.
  • Assist other team members as needed.
  • Other duties or special projects as assigned.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  
 
  • Certificate of technical training in job specific functions (i.e., engines, fuel systems, power generation, electrical codes, electric shovels, high voltage, etc.) 
  • Trained and certified to operate equipment and a lift truck.
  • Proficient computer technology skills, including ability to utilize company authorized software.  
  • Achieves customer satisfaction and profitability through quality maintenance, diagnosis, repair and percentage of reworks. 
  • Meet flat rate and/or estimated hours allocated for each job or service call.
  • Achieves customer satisfaction through prompt and efficient service calls and effective
    communication.
  • Applies technical knowledge through regular attendance at technical training classes.
  • Maintain a good driving record and driving habits while operating company vehicles.
  • Effectively participates as part of a team, leading and assisting where appropriate and requesting assistance when needed. 
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:   
 
  • High School diploma, GED or trade school equivalent.
  • Minimum of three (3) years maintenance and repair experience with power generation.
  • Must meet personal tooling requirements.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read and understand materials commonly used in the product service and maintenance function (service and parts manuals, technical bulletins, and other related articles).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
  • Professional attitude and appearance consistent with position and responsibilities.
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented, work with minimum supervision.
  • Stand/walk 8 - 10 hours a day, and/or sit 1 - 2 hours a day.
  • Occasionally/frequently lift 50 - 80 lbs.
  • Must use hands for repetitive simple grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation.
  • Must be able to occasionally bend, squat and climb, including the ability to ascend and descend ladders. 
  • Must use feet for repetitive movement when operating equipment controls.
  • Must have agility and balance to safely climb on all machines.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:   
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee 
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may  be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
  • Shop and outside environment with exposure to adverse weather conditions including
    heat, cold, wind, rain, dust, dirt and noise.
  • Valid Nevada driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
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