Shop Technician – Spec Shop

Job Posted: October 27th, 2021

Location: West Columbia, South Carolina, US

Overview

The Spec Shop Technician assumes a high level of responsibility early. Successful Shop Technicians are fast learners, self-motivated and independent workers. Shop Technicians receive intensive training in troubleshooting, technical procedures, and safety.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma required.
  • 3+ years related heavy equipment repair and reconditioning work preferred.
  • Shift work, weekends and/or 24 hour call may be required.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting techniques and proper repair procedures is required.
  • Must be able to read and interpret electrical and hydraulic schematics, operating and maintenance service manuals.
  • Organizational and time management skills required. Must have the ability to set and keep priorities and professionally handle the stress associated with dealing with a fast paced industry and deadlines.
  • Organizational and time management skills required. Must have the ability to set and keep priorities and professionally handle the stress associated with dealing with a fast paced industry and deadlines.
  • Must be a Team player that is enthusiastic and hard working with the ability to complete work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of interpersonal skills with excellent written and oral communication skills is required.
  • Must possess the personal discipline to establish the proper image as a representative of Blanchard with the ability to meet and work with the customer in a professional manner.
  • Strong problem solving skills and be detailed oriented with a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

Responsibilities

  • The Spec Shop focuses on component rebuilds and reconditioning. Specifically within hydraulics (cylinders, valves, pumps and motors), engines and power train.
  • Skill-level requirements vary from basic troubleshooting and preventive maintenance to component replacement.
  • Requires basic working knowledge of equipment operation and associated operating systems.
  • Requires basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic circuits/drawings/prints.
  • Ability to use diagnostic equipment (i.e., Cat ET, CAT-SIS)
  • Familiarization of electronic cables, connections and sensors.
  • Maintain, diagnose and repair a variety of equipment including; diesel engines, transmissions, drive train components, winches, high pressure pumps, centrifugal pumps, air compressors, microprocessor controls, electro-mechanical equipment, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, gearboxes, PTO's, 12/24v electrical systems, equipment cabs and controls, chassis and suspension, A/C systems etc.
  • Performs inspections required by company.
  • Installs and/or replaces new or reconditioned repair parts.
  • Tests equipment for proper operation.
  • Ensures total customer service.
  • Operates lifting devices.
  • Must complete proper paperwork as assigned.
  • Preparing parts requisitions, time cards, part returns, accurate and complete service reports and other necessary reports and forms.
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