Field Service Technician

Location: Elko West NV Posted Date: June 13, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 14997 Careermine Job Id: 1780466
Description:

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a full line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels and a global service network, we help customers safely and sustainably optimize their operations. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.

Job Overview

General Responsibilities

The Service Technician III will be higher-level, for both Welding and Mechanic work on equipment under the supervision of a Leadperson or Superintendent in a shop or field environment.

Predominant Tasks
  • Primary focus on a safe work environment and employing safe work practices on a consistent basis.
  • Use of considerable judgement to plan and perform unusual and difficult work where only general methods are available, and the making of broad decisions involving considerable initiative and ingenuity.
  • Responsibility to prevent damaged due to mistakes or carelessness to equipment or materials.
  • Working in a diverse team environment.
  • Any other duties as appropriate and required.
  • Flexibility with travel based on needs and overall company objectives.


Responsibilities

Technical Skill Requirement
  • Forklift Task Trained
  • Fire Extinguisher Task Trained
  • Confined Space Task Trained
  • LOTO Task Trained
  • Fall Protection Task Trained
  • Crane Task Trained
  • Certified Rigging
  • MSHA Certified
  • Concentrated mental and visual attention in laying out or otherwise performing complex work to very close limits of high accuracy and quality; or in coordinating a high degree of manual dexterity with close visual attention for sustained periods.
  • Clean tools, clean equipment, paint and grease equipment as needed.
  • Prevent loss which may result from negligent inspection or testing; from spoilage or wastage of raw or in process materials.
  • Interpret blueprints; operate electrical power tools and pneumatic power tools as well as following a scope of work.
  • Ability to set cribbing, hydraulic jacks and safety jack stands to lift electric shovels.
  • Must possess advanced skill level with numerous welding applications and mechanical troubleshooting with diagnostic equipment.
  • Ability to field machine with bore welding and bar set-up and cutting.
  • Knowledge on how to align couples on motors, transfer cases and gearboxes.
  • May be responsible for work and safety of one to two other people.


Education / Qualification

EHS Requirements
  • Current MSHA, valid driver license and able to pass pre-employment drug screen and physical job requirements.
  • Consistently promotes the Komatsu Safety First attitude which includes but is not limited to:
    • Understands and complies with all established Cardinal Rules
    • Working safely, promoting the safety of coworkers
    • Constantly looking for ways to improve and maintain a safe working environment by completing FLRA's, Near Miss Cards and Safety Observations.


Education / Experience / Other
  • Use of advanced trade mathematics
  • Ability to interpret and understand complicated drawings, specifications, charts and tables
  • Ability to use all varieties of precision measuring instruments.
  • Equivalent to complete accredited apprenticeship in a recognized trade, craft or occupation; or equivalent to a 1 year technical college education, is a plus.
  • Over 3 years up to and including 5 years in similar job experience.
  • Flexible work schedule.


We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.