Heavy Equipment Service Technician/Mechanic (St. Louis, MO)

Kirby-Smith Machinery is accepting applications for a Heavy Equipment Service Technician/Mechanic (St. Louis, MO)

Heavy Equipment Service Technician/Mechanic Job Summary

As a Heavy Machinery Service Technician/Mechanic, you'll be working closely with service management, will be responsible for the timely and effective repairs on various brands of construction equipment. This will include diagnosing, parts ordering, technical report writing, maintaining care of company assets, and proper communication with others. You must be able to perform quality work as efficiently and profitably as possible. May require overtime, overnight stay, and occasional weekend work. We have openings in both Shop and Field.

Who We Are

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. is a leading distributor of heavy equipment and cranes in the central United States. We are at the forefront of today’s construction industry growth and have several exciting job opportunities for talented, energized professionals across the region who want to join our #WeAre1KirbySmith family!

Heavy Equipment Service Technician/Mechanic Specific Benefits

  • Relocation assistance available for qualified candidates
  • Uniforms and Safety Toed Boots provided
  • Highly productive shop
  • Career advancement opportunities, promote from within
  • Continued education, manufacturer hands on and web-based training
  • Clean and professional work environment
  • Apprenticeship program
  • Competitive wages
  • Training Guild

Heavy Equipment Service Technician/Mechanic Additional Benefits 

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid time off and vacation
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Growth opportunities
  • Paid Training
  • Family owned and operated
  • Health and wellness
  • Above average industry pay

 Heavy Equipment Service Technician/Mechanic Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform Shop or Field repairs and maintenance with little or no direct supervision
  • Diagnose and evaluate problems with equipment; make repairs using established guidelines in accordance with established flat rates
  • Plan methods and sequence of performing assigned repairs
  • Notify the manager of any additional work required on the unit
  • Model safe work habits and always abide by all safety policies and procedures
  • Keep rework within established guidelines
  • Organize, clean, and maintain a safe work area
  • Contribute to departmental and product line goals
  • Complete required paperwork efficiently and timely
  • Attend factory and other training as specified by supervisor
  • Maintain shop equipment in good working condition and keep it clean
  • Exhibit professional demeanor with customers, managers and colleagues
  • Promote good will with customers and exhibit excellent customer relations behaviors
  • Perform other assignments as requested by manager

Heavy Equipment Service Technician/Mechanic Qualifications

  • High School Education or equivalent
  • 2 years continuous experience in diagnosing and repairing cranes/heavy equipment
  • Ability to read complex hydraulic and electrical schematics
  • Furnish and maintain set of hand tools and any special tools required by company
  • Valid Driver's License

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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