Service Technician - Journeyman

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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 1/28/2017

Waukesha-Pearce Houston, TX

Houston, TX
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Since 1924, Waukesha-Pearce Industries, Inc. (WPI) has been dedicated to providing leading equipment options that meet the most demanding applications in power generation, small engines, earthmoving, recycling, mining, and gas compression equipment. With a territory covering 30 states, WPI is strategically located in high-production regions throughout the U.S. This means quick access to our extensive inventory and highly skilled team. Our expert personnel are trained in technical sales, service, and engineering. Working in partnership with some of the most recognized names in the industry, WPI offers the knowledge, reliability, and experience to help you maximize your uptime and opportunities now and in the future. WPI offers only the highest quality construction and mining products such as crawler dozers, compactors, excavators, loaders and more from these world-class equipment brands: Komatsu, Bomag, Sennebogen, Gradall, Takeuchi, Doppstadt, NPK, LaBounty and Vacall.

Our greatest strength as a company is our people. Our success depends on the technical expertise of our salespeople, the knowledge of our parts people, the skill of our service technicians and the professionalism of all WPI staff.

We are committed to hiring top quality people in every position in our company. Our success depends on our employees, and how well they serve our customers.

Service Technician - Journeyman

Scope of Work:
The employee serves as a lead worker overseeing two or more lower-level Service Technicians. The Service Technician Journeyman provides technical assistance in diagnosis and repair of heavy equipment, working closely with lower level technicians. Under guidance of supervision, the Journeyman schedules work, Monitors quality control for work performed, and customer relations.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
The Service Technician - Journeyman fabricates, modifies, and installs special equipment or replacement parts using mills, lathes, welders, torch sets, plasma cutter, and metal cutting saws.
Troubleshoots malfunctions in the equipment and repair.
The Service Technician - Journeyman repairs and services track drive sprockets, rails, idler wheels, hand bars, track adjusters, hydraulic, reversers, final drives, brake bands, steering clutches, and hydrostatic transmissions.
Service, diagnoses, repairs and maintains speed tandem drive axles with air or electric shift, hydrostatic driven, heavy-duty multi-axle suspensions.
The Service Technician - Journeyman tunes gas and diesel engines, services valves, fuel filters and turbo chargers, and pressure checks fuel filters, adjust injector heights, fuel racks, governors, etc.
Diagnoses problems, disassembles units, repairs or replaces parts, and reassembles units in the cooling, drive, brake, electrical, steering, heating and air conditioning, hydraulic and air systems.
Overhauls engines, replaces engines, and rebuilds components.
The Service Technician - Journeyman diagnoses, services and repairs various systems that are found on pieces of heavy equipment such as mechanical and computer electronic controls, transmissions, computer controlled automatic transmissions and pneumatic systems.
Keep tools, equipment, and work area clean, organized and in good working condition.
The Service Technician - Journeyman may assist in training lower-level workers in mechanical repair techniques.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent, accredited trade school graduate preferred.
Must have a minimum of 4 years of experience in the construction and mining machinery industry.