Helper – Power Rental

Job Posted: October 26th, 2021

Location: Addison, Illinois, US

Job Category:  Technicians

Working Hours/Days

Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY: The purpose of the Shop Helper is to contribute to the overall efficiency of the shop by completing semi-skilled and unskilled tasks, enabling Journeyman Technicians to dedicate their time to tasks requiring highly-skilled and technical expertise.

Basic Duties

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

 

Semi-Skilled

  • Assist Journeyman Technicians with skilled and/or technical jobs in the shop when a Journeyman is assigned to the job.
  • Removal and installation of parts requiring use of hand and air operated tools only, excluding parts that require fine tuning for proper system operation.
  • Conduct preliminary diagnosis of equipment, component, and system problems (Helpers may not use diagnostic equipment)

Unskilled

  • Load/unload components, parts, equipment and cable.
  • Conduct equipment inventories.
  • Transport or deliver components and equipment as directed.
  • Clean, pressure wash, or otherwise prepare equipment, mechanical parts and components.
  • Maintain wash bays and associated equipment.
  • Perform general shop and facilities clean-up as required.

General Expectations

  • Successfully complete and pass all Service Training and employee development classes
  • Complete tasks in a timely manner as required by management
  • Use safe working practices and required personal protective equipment at all times
  • Maintain clean and organized work areas
  • Complete all paperwork, data entry and reporting as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management
  • Adhere to guidance and directions given by supervisors
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position requires no supervision of staff.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years experience with hands-on mechanical repair work on diesel or gasoline engines, hydraulic systems, or earthmoving or industrial equipment, OR related certification from an accredited technical school, community college or training program a plus.
  • Good computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to lift 100 lbs, ability to push/pull with 60lbs of force, ability to lift and work overhead, ability to stand/walk continuously for long periods of time and ability to squat, kneel and bend repetitively.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with clean driving record. This includes no more than 2 minor violations within the past 3 years and no major violations within the past 5 years (Motor Vehicle Report will be performed on final candidate).

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Experience in hands-on mechanical repair work with diesel or gasoline engines, hydraulic systems, or earthmoving or industrial equipment is a plus. 
  • Ability to read and comprehend regulations, instructions, and technical information.
  • Good oral communication skills.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Reliably follows verbal instructions and guidance.
  • Completes tasks without supervision.
  • Strong desire to meet performance expectations.
  • Desire to learn and develop skills.
  • Good attitude and a cooperative spirit.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ENVIORNMENTAL CONDITIONS:

“C” Constantly (6-8 hrs/day), “F” Frequently (3-6 hrs/day), “O” Occasionally (up to 3hrs/day), or "NA" if not applicable.

 

O

Climbing

F

Stooping

O

Kneeling

F

Crouching

O

Crawling

F

Reaching

C

Standing

O

Sitting

F

Walking

F

Grasping

F

Repetitive Motion

O

Keyboarding

F

Pulling

F

Lifting

O

Pushing

F

Up to 25 lbs.

F

Up to 25 lbs.

F

Up to 25 lbs.

F

26-50 lbs.

F

26-50 lbs.

F

26-50 lbs.

F

Over 50 lbs

F

Over 50 lbs.

F

Over 50 lbs.

F

 

Subject to both inside and outside conditions

 

 

 

 

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