Service Technician 1

Company: Matheson Tri-Gas

General Information
2 Year Degree
0 to 1 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description Matheson, a leading manufacturer, processor, retail sales and distributor of welding gases and supplies has the following opportunity available at our Mulberry, AR facility.

Service Technician 1
Job Description

Repairs and maintains welding equipment and other general maintenance by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Observes welders in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
  • Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
  • Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
  • Adjusts functional parts of welders and control instruments.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts.
  • Installs special functional and structural parts in welders.
  • Lubricates and cleans parts.
  • Tests welder performance before returning to customer.
  • Creates invoices, back-orders, customer bills and enters appropriate information into computer.
  • Repairs Linweld vehicles and trucks to extent of knowledge.
  • Attends seminars and other educational functions to keep up-to-date with the latest technology and repair techniques.
  • Performs general facility maintenance.
  • Perform other projects and duties as assigned.

  • 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.
  • The employee is regularly required to stand (e.g. working at workbench).
  • The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel (e.g. replacing parts in welders); reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl (e.g. working around a large welder); and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds (e.g. tools) and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds (e.g. small welders or engines).
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision (e.g. reading wiring diagrams and wire color codes).
  • 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.
  • The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts (e.g. welders).
  • The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles (e.g. when welding) and risk of electrical shock (e.g. wiring welders).
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals (e.g. at customer sites); and outside weather conditions (e.g. traveling to customer sites).
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.
  • Job RequirementsRequired Skills

    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
    • Ability to write simple correspondence.
    • Ability to speak effectively to customers, clients, vendors, managers and other employees of the organization.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    Required Experience

    • Associate's degree in Mechanics or related field from two-year college or technical school;
    • Six months to one year related experience and/or training; or
    • Equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Hazardous materials training and certification
    Matheson offers a full benefits and compensation package.

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    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    Matheson is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability