Field Service Technician
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Company:
Compactor Management Company
Location:
Union City, CA, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Field Service Technician

ABOUT THE POSITION
Established company in the waste & recycling industry is seeking a multi-skilled electro-mechanical technician eager to resolve and troubleshoot electrical, mechanical and/or hydraulic issues on refuse/recycle equipment. Technician will be responsible for traveling to multiple sites in order to analyze, test, troubleshoot, repair or rebuild multiple components on various equipment or perform structural repairs including welding. Productivity is critical and trouble-shooting skills is a must. This role requires superior attention to detail, and the ability to juggle and prioritize multiple service calls a day. A keeper of knowledge and problem solver will thrive in this position, as well as someone with the ability to work independently.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
· Perform repairs on refuse/recycling equipment, containers and chute systems
· Perform site surveys and record pertinent information and/or take measurements
· Install compactors, balers and/or trash chutes
· Diagnose cause of mechanical or electrical malfunctions and utilize schematics, manuals and expertise to troubleshoot issues
· Perform preventive maintenance including oil changes and complete checklists with recommended repairs
· Complete paperwork associated with repairing equipment, documenting part usage and accounting for labor and travel of each service call
· Maintain good communication and relationships with new/established customers
· Prepare estimates of recommended and/or additional repairs that need to be completed
· Ability to perform minor repairs and apply basic welding processes
· Maintain proper inventory levels of most commonly needed parts on service truck
JOB SKILLS
· Basic understanding of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems
· PLC troubleshooting and problem solving ability with practical, mechanical and electrical aptitude
· Skill in operating tools equipment, parts and procedures utilized during the repair and servicing of compactors, balers, containers and/or chute systems
· Ability to perform under limited supervision
· High level of integrity and solid work ethic/dependable
· Knowledge of safety procedures while operating or repairing compactors, balers, containers or chute systems
· Strong problem solving and analytical skills
· Ability to read and understand schematics
· Ability to understand and follow directions
· Willingly accepts responsibility and is flexible to any assignment
· Willingly works over time when needed to complete a service call
· Good time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks
· Ability to operate a forklift
· Ability to navigate the bay area effectively with the use of maps or GPS technology
· Ability to work in an environment that could consist of but not limited to oil, dirt, odor and high noise
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE POSSESS
· A valid driver’s license with a good DMV record
· Knowledge and experience of basic welding techniques
· Knowledge of OSHA laws
· Excellent oral and written communications skills in English. Bilingual in Spanish a plus
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
· Mechanical or trade school certificate preferred (but no limited to)
· 1-3 years’ experience in electro-mechanical field service or equivalent
HOURS: M-F and as needed on weekends / 6:30am-3pm and overtime as needed
SALARY : $26.00-28.00/hr (DOE)
Job Type: Full-time
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $26.00 to $28.00 /hour

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