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Entry Level Heavy Equipment Technician

Company: Wagner Equipment Co.
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

Would you like to be part of a focused, dedicated team? Do you want to work and grow with other motivated, ambitious people?Wagner Equipment Co. offers challenging career opportunities, extensive training and employee development along with an opportunity to grow your career and thrive under Wagner's reputation for excellence. We offer excellent benefits and supply you with the tools you need to maximize your potential and grow within Wagner.Benefits include:Paid Time Off (PTO) Plan - Up to 96 hours of PTO in your first year + 8 company paid holidaysMedical, dental, and vision insuranceLife and AD&D InsuranceRetirement Plans - 401K and Roth 401K , eligible employees can receive a company contribution up to 7%Tuition ReimbursementEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)CEFCU- Citizens Equity First Credit Union - Employees have access to services include payroll deductions savings, accounts, loans, VISA card, and more.Additional Benefits include: Unum Supplemental life Insurance, Aflac Critical Illness + Accidental Insurance, ID WatchDog and discounted employee phone plans.Position: Class C Technician or Class B TechnicianPay: $18.54 - $26.00 per hourPay rate is dependent on education and experienceEssential Functions:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.Performs maintenance activities on new and rebuilt/repaired equipmentServices and maintains equipment sold and/or owned by the companyRemoves, disassembles, assembles, and installs components and partsTests measures, and adjusts engine and machine systems and componentsDiagnoses and troubleshoots machine and engine malfunctions and failuresMakes recommendations as to repairs meeting warranty criteriaOrders replacement parts ensuring that parts orders are correct and complete at the time of orderCleans, repairs, reconditions, and maintains equipment and componentPrepares accurate and complete inspection, appraisal and service reports, and turns them in on timeCommunicates effectively with Service Writer, Shop Coordinators and Shop Managers to ensure problems, nature of repair, and status of repairs are understood and followed up onProvides direction, training, mentoring and guidance to assigned service techniciansOther duties as assigned by managerRequired Education and Experience:High School Diploma or GEDGraduation from an accredited technical school in diesel engine or earthmoving repair preferred1-3 years experience working on Caterpillar Equipment OR 1-3 years in heavy equipment, engine, or electric power generation system repair (EX: Caterpillar, John Deere, Komatsu, Etc.)1-3 years administrative/clerical experience1-3 years customer service experienceCompetencies:Safety KnowledgeReading/writing, reasoning, organizational, communication & math skillsCaterpillar Product KnowledgeBasic ability to search for and enter data into a computerAbility to type service reportsWork Environment:Noise: Loud, Environment: Indoors and OutdoorsPhysical Demands:Standing, Walking, Talking, Squatting/Kneeling,Use of Hands, HearingAscending or descending ladders, stairs, etc.Heavy work that includes carrying, lifting and/or moving objects up to 100 pounds or moreOther Duties:Job Offers are contingent upon all required pre-employment screenings which may include but are not limited to background checks, drug/alcohol testing, fit for duty testing, and any other job-related tests/screeningsPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.Wagner Equipment Co. is an EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabled employer.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Wagner Equipment Co., Grand Junction , Entry Level Heavy Equipment Technician, Professions , Grand Junction, Colorado

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