Crane Technician
Ahern Rentals
La Rams - CA
3d ago

Summary of Functions :

Responsible for the daily response of service calls of a mechanical nature at our customers jobsites. When heavy or mobile equipment breaks down at a construction site, it may be too difficult or expensive to bring into a repair shop, so the shop will send a person in this position to the site to make repairs.

Field service technicians work outdoors and spend much of their time away from the shop while driving trucks specially equipped with the replacement parts and tools needed to complete the job.

This is a non-exempt level position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

May or may not include :

  • Repairing and maintaining vehicles and equipment with mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical, gas and diesel rental equipment
  • Travel to local worksites to complete repairs on various types of rental equipment
  • Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis
  • Organizational Relationships :

    This position reports directly with the locations Service Manager. There will frequently be times where this position will need to communicate with other shop supervisors or mechanics in this location.

    Occasionally, queries will need to be made to the parts personnel.

    Qualifications :

  • Knowledge and operation of construction equipment would be beneficial
  • Truck and diesel engine experience would be considered an asset
  • Must possess own tools
  • Ability to pass a drug screen
  • A customer friendly disposition and a safety first attitude
  • Must possess a team orientated spirit
  • Must have a good driving record
  • Must be able to provide Motor Vehicle Record at time of job offer (current within 15 days)
  • Physical Requirements :

    Ability to lift, push, or pull equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, the agility to climb over and into equipment and the dexterity to work at heights over 10 feet.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects;
  • and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance;
  • stoop, kneel, bend, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Work Environment :

    Field Service Technicians usually spend the majority of their time in outside weather conditions and are required to travel to local jobsites to repair vehicles and equipment.

    This position often is required to lift heavy parts and tools, handle greasy and dirty parts, and stand or lie in awkward positions.

    Although some jobsites may be drafty and noisy, technicians usually work in well-lit and ventilated areas. These jobsites may contain a number of hazardous areas however, accidents normally can be avoided as long as safety practices are observed.

    While driving, Field Service Technicians are exposed to noise and minor vibration levels, occasional poor weather conditions and busy traffic settings.

  • This position may have to deal with difficult or irate customers, which can be challenging. However, the ability to resolve customers’ problems has the potential to be very rewarding.
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