Blanchard Machinery Shop Technician in West Columbia, South Carolina
The Shop Technician is responsible for performing jobs involving servicing and repair of all types of mechanical, hydraulic and diesel-powered equipment, working both independently and on a team. On the job training, classroom instruction, and e-learning will ensure that skills remain current. The Technician will demonstrate initiative, commitment to team work, enthusiasm for customer service, and dedication to finding solutions in an efficient manner. They must be committed to safety standards and champion a healthy and safe work environment while consistently representing Blanchard in a professional manner. Opportunity to advance is based on initiative, skill level, and job performance.
Must be 18 years of age; high school degree required.
Degree or Certification in Diesel Technology, preferred.
Minimum of 1 year previous related work experience, 3 + years preferred.
Experience in trouble-shooting and repairing diesel-powered heavy equipment.
Capable of basic computer skills.
Ability to read technical manuals and document work.
Successful completion of a formal technical training program, preferred.
Experience with CAT diagnostic equipment, CAT repair tooling, rigging and blocking equipment is preferred.
Must be a self-starter, well organized and demonstrate attention to detail with a high-level of accuracy.
Demonstrate excellent customer service skills.
Must possess a valid driver’s license with no more than 2 violations in the past 3 years.
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:
The physical environment requires the employee to work primarily inside (non-climate controlled) throughout the day.
Required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to injury and/or hazardous materials.
Shift work and/or weekends may be required.
Job requires standing, stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, twisting, turning, lifting.
Physical use of a broad variety of tools and machines in order to maintain, troubleshoot and repair equipment.
Must be able to lift varied weight.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Adhere to and follow all applicable and required safety standards and procedures at all times
Maintain, diagnose and repair a variety of heavy equipment, such as: Off-highway Trucks, Compactors, Dozers, Excavators, Wheel and Backhoe Loaders, Graders, Skid Steer Loaders and Telehandlers.
Accurately disassemble, inspect, determine parts needed and reassemble to factory specifications
Accurately perform preventive maintenance, test equipment and conduct inspections to ensure proper operation
Operate lifting devices
Order, exchange and return parts for assigned jobs in timely manner
Demonstrate proper use of service information systems
Complete service reports and all other paperwork accurately and on-time
Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned.
External Company Name: Blanchard Machinery Company
External Company URL: www.blanchardmachinery.com
Street: 3151 Charleston Highway