Shop Technician I

Company: Blanchard Machinery Company ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Shop Technician

The 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.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Contributes to a positive work environment and promotes the vision, mission and values of BMC.

  • Completes all job responsibilities in a safe manner, promotes and champions a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Responsibilities include maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of all types mechanical and hydraulic- and diesel-powered equipment. Skill-level requirements vary from basic troubleshooting and preventive maintenance to component replacement.

  • Maintains, diagnoses and repairs 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.

  • Responsible for ensuring the duties of their position are performed in a safe, efficient and effective manner.

  • Performs inspections required by company.

  • Performs basic troubleshooting on electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

  • Installs and/or replaces new or reconditioned repair parts.

  • Tests equipment for proper operation.

  • Ensures total customer service.

  • Requires both shop and field work.

  • Shift work, weekends and/or 24 hour call may be required.

  • Operates lifting devices.

  • Requires basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic circuits/drawings/prints.

  • Must complete proper paperwork as assigned.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Requires basic working knowledge of equipment operation and associated operating systems

  • Ability to use diagnostic equipment (i.e., Cat ET, CAT-SIS)

  • Familiarization of electronic cables, connections and sensors.

  • Preparing parts requisitions, time cards, part returns, accurate and complete service reports and other necessary reports and forms.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications

  • High school diploma required.

  • 3+ years-experience maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing diesel equipment preferred.

  • Ability to pass a physical exam and drug screen.

  • 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.

  • 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 solid written and oral communication skills is required.

  • Must possess the personal discipline to establish the proper image as a representative of Blanchard Machinery with the ability to meet and work with the customer in a professional manner. 

  • Job Requirements