Shop/Field Technician

Location: St George (KEC) UT Posted Date: March 22, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 14720 Careermine Job Id: 1748485
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.

Komatsu Equipment services all makes and models of equipment. The company serves many markets that require off road machinery by providing top quality equipment, supported by excellent repair and rebuild facilities, field service capabilities, well trained mechanics and a multimillion dollar parts inventory.

Every branch of Komatsu Equipment Company offers new, used and rental equipment. The company assures excellent service support with an extensive parts inventory, highly trained service personnel and on-site maintenance to eliminate travel and minimize downtime. Preventive Maintenance programs are offered to help avoid unexpected repairs, and several different financing options are always available.

The company offers a broad range of equipment, including articulated trucks, asphalt rollers, backhoe loaders, crawler dozers, excavators, mobile crushers, motor graders, rigid frame trucks, shovels, skid steer loaders, soil compactor, water towers, wheel dozers, wheel loaders, heavy duty mining equipment, and a complete line of ground engaging tools and attachments including couplers, buckets, forks, hydraulic brooms, and hydraulic hammers.

This equipment supports many different industries-residential and commercial construction, highway construction, paving, agriculture, demolition, energy, environmental, government, infrastructure, industrial, landscaping and nursery, mining, quarry, sand and gravel, salvage, and utility.

Komatsu Equipment has a major component repair center in Salt Lake City. In addition, Salt Lake City is the training center for Komatsu's Western Region.

Komatsu Equipment Company sells only the reliable equipment brands-Komatsu, American Compaction, Amulet, CWS, Fleetguard, Geith, Henke, Hensley, JRB, LaBounty, Magnum, Mega, PSM, Sakai, Werk-Brau, and Woods.

Job Overview

Timely, effective repairs of machine components in the shop.

Scope

  • Maintain an annual repair efficiency of 85%
  • Maintain annual rework hours (as a percentage of hours billed) of less than 3%
  • Must be able to meet standard repair times as defined by Komatsu Equipment Company (KEC) job codes listed in PFW
  • Maintain all company balanced scorecard goals
  • Maintain a minimum average score of 4 - 6 on the Technical Section of the Technician Competency Matrix
  • Maintain a minimum average score of 4 - 6 on the Soft Skills Section of the Technician Competency Matrix
  • Attain a score of no lower than 7 on the Safety Section of the Technician Competency Matrix


Key Job Responsibilities

  • Complete assigned jobs and task to meet flat rate times and re-do metric.
  • Work safely and follow all KEC/Customer safety policies and procedures.
  • Complete related paperwork and access databases require to complete job (work order, parts order, JSA, DBS, SIMS, SIS web, STW) accurately and timely.
  • Follow contamination control and HAZMAT rules and regulations.
  • Remove and install parts, disassemble and assemble components, and test and adjust assemblies with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to provide accurate quotes and pricing estimates to the customer.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems, give recommendations for repairs.
  • Test and verify correct operation of all repairs and adjustments.
  • Apply general failure analysis and procedures to determine proper diagnosis.


Qualifications/Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Associate Degree in Diesel Technology or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Flexibility to work various schedules including shift work.


Language Skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situation to customers, clients and other employees


Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percentages
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference and volume
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations


Computer Skills

Knowledge of database software, Internet software, manufacturing software and order processing systems

Analytical Skills

Uses intuition and experience to complement data

Problem Solving Skills

Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner

Customer Service Skills

Responds promptly to customer needs

Oral and Written Communication Skills

Speaks and writes clearly and informatively

Teamwork Skills

Balances team and individual responsibilities

Planning/Organizational Skills

Prioritizes and plans work activities

Professionalism

Reacts well under pressure; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments

Quality

Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality

Quantity

Meets productivity standards; completes work in a timely manner

Safety

Observes safety procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions

Adaptability

Adapts to changes in the work environment; able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events

Additional Information

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Certified to operate a forklift and/or manlift.
  • May be required to complete a DOT physical.
  • Required to complete MSHA certification.
  • May be required to complete respirator certification.


Tooling

Must have a basic set of mechanics tools that meet minimum requirements as defined on Komatsu Equipment Company technician tool list

Policies and Procedures

Abide by all Company policies and procedures

Work Environment

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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.