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Job Title: Service Technicians - Duluth
Location: Duluth, MN
Job Description: This position is responsible for repairing and maintaining electric, diesel and gasoline industrial, construction and forestry equipment.
Duties & Responsibilities:

May include some or all of the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reads job order and observes and listens to equipment in operation to determine malfunction and plans work procedures.
  • Installs fuel injection nozzles and pumps, changes or recharges batteries, and replaces transmissions, hydraulic systems and component parts.
  • Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on equipment, and makes adjustments.
  • Lubricates moving parts and drives repaired equipment to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Fabricates special lifting or towing attachments, hydraulic systems, shields, or other devices according to blueprints or schematic drawings.
  • Removes, replaces, and repairs tires, undercarriages, and earth moving and timber harvesting attachments.
  • Enters a legible description of work performed onto the work orders.
  • Maintains and cares for the shop tools and equipment.
  • Maintains a clean work area and performs miscellaneous housekeeping duties associated with the job.
  • Insures work is performed safely and safe work procedures are followed throughout the department.
  • Reads schematics denoting operating specifications for unit or component and type of evaluation required.
  • Continues to work on revenue producing work as needed
  • Tests unit for conformance with operating requirements such as specified horsepower and lifting performance.
  • Helps ensure that our new and used whole goods are in good working conditions
  • Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on equipment and makes adjustments when necessary
  • Fabricates special lifting or towing attachments, hydraulic systems, shields or other devices according to blueprints or schematic drawings.
Education:  -High school diploma or equivalent with one-year post high school education in heavy equipment or two years mechanical experience as a service technician or a combination of education or experience.  A 2-year degree and familiarity with industrial equipment, such as construction or forestry equipment is preferred. Organization and communication skills must be highly developed. Computer skills need to be broad based.
Skills:  -To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Additional Information: Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer – Qualified women, minorities and people with disabilities encouraged to apply.


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