Recreation vehicle technicians examine, troubleshoot and diagnose units needing repair and maintenance. They install, repair and maintain interior and exterior components on motor homes, travel trailers, fifth wheel trailers, truck campers, tent trailers and van conversions.
Duties and Responsibilities
Performing pre-delivery inspections.
Installation of accessories; troubleshooting; reading and writing repair orders.
Repair and maintenance on propane gas and electric appliances such as furnaces, refrigerators, water heaters, ranges and air conditioners;
repairs to fiberglass, body and structural components; and the ability to install, repair, replace and maintain roofs, siding, windows, doors, vents, awnings, floor coverings, cabinets, counters, plumbing systems, electrical systems, propane gas systems, batteries and charging systems.
May be required to install trailer and fifth wheel hitches, wire tow vehicles and perform maintenance and repairs on trailer frames, undercarriage and suspension.
Use testing equipment, troubleshooting techniques, manufacturers' specifications, and Internet websites to assist in locating faults and performing repairs.
Use computerized and electronic devices for testing components.
Communicate with supervisors to ensure timely, efficient and economical repairs.
Follow all company policies and procedures including Health and Safety rules and participate in all company and off-site training as required.
Perform any other duties as assigned.
May be required to move or assist moving units into service bays
1 year experience in relatable field, including renovations, handyman etc.
Mechanical, electrical and electronics aptitude; troubleshooting and problem-solving capabilities.
High levels of manual dexterity and balance while working off the ground.
Strong communication, organizational and learning skills.
The ability to work independently and as a team member.
Basic knowledge and understanding of RV technical knowledge is an asset.
Able to lift up to 50lbs
The RV technician typically works in shop environment within the facility where proper protective equipment is required.
There is some risk of injury involved in working with power tools and near exhaust gases, although shop is well ventilated and well-lit.
The shop can frequently be noisy or dirty.
May be required to lift and move items that weigh up to 50 lbs., and able to sit, stand, walk, bend, twist, turn, stretch, kneel, crawl under trailers and work in uncomfortable positions.
May be challenged with a variety of tasks that are rarely repetitious in nature.
Some evening, weekend or holiday work, and overtime may be required.