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Technician Development Program

Company: Wagner International LLC
Location: Bloomfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Wagner Equipment Co., the Caterpillar dealer for Colorado, New Mexico and far west Texas, is seeking applications for participation in our Technician Development Program set to begin on July 6th, 2021.

Through the Technician Development Program, participants will have the opportunity to learn in a classroom environment through our Wagner Technical Institute (WTI) while also gaining hands-on experience working on the shop floor.

Upon acceptance into our program, you will be paid full-time wages while working full-time for Wagner Equipment Co. as a technician. Program participants are eligible for full employee benefits after 90 days of employment.

During this six-month period, you will attend classes for the first four weeks at the Wagner Training Institute (WTI). The following four weeks will be spent working with experienced technicians in an assigned shop. The remaining four months will provide alternating classroom/shop assignments.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Attends WTI training on scheduled rotations
  • Prepares accurate and complete service reports and turns them in on time
  • Prepares inspection and appraisal reports
  • Correctly charges work to appropriate work order segments
  • Communicates effectively with Service Writer, Shop Coordinators and Shop Managers to ensure problems, nature of repair, and status of repairs are understood and followed up on
  • Works in a cooperative manner with other team members to accomplish the goals of the shop and the company
  • Cleans, repairs, reconditions, and maintains equipment and component
  • Prepares, inspects, and operates machines prior to delivery
  • Removes, disassembles, assembles, and installs components and parts
  • Determines reusability of parts in accordance with published Caterpillar reusability guidelines
  • Orders replacement parts ensuring that parts orders are correct and complete at the time of order
  • Services and maintains equipment sold and/or owned by the company
  • Tests measures, and adjusts engine and machine systems and components
  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots machine and engine malfunctions and failures
  • Analyzes customer repair and maintenance requirements
  • Keeps up to date with developments in tooling, technologies, and systems
  • Uses safe working practices and follows all company safety requirements
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area
  • Performs maintenance activities on new and rebuilt/repaired equipment
  • Makes recommendations as to repairs meeting warranty criteria
  • Makes parts replacement decisions assuring optimum economic reusability
  • Other duties as assigned by manager

Competencies:

  • Data Entry
  • Telephone Skills
  • Safety Knowledge
  • Reading/Writing Skills
  • Reasoning Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Math Skills
  • Product Knowledge
  • Career-minded, reliable with a desire to learn and develop a career in the heavy equipment industry
  • Basic ability to search for and enter data into a computer
  • Ability to type service reports

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Shop Technicians may provide direction, training, mentoring and guidance to assigned service technicians, as directed

Work Environment:

  • Noise: Loud
  • Indoors and Outdoors

Physical Demands:

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Talking
  • Use of Hands
  • Hearing
  • Squatting/Kneeling
  • Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, etc.
  • Heavy work that includes carrying, lifting and/or moving objects up to 100 pounds or more

Program Requirements:

  • Degree or Certificate in Diesel Mechanics/Diesel Technology
  • Degree from an AED accredited school
  • Willingness to commit to a four (4) year contract
  • Experience in heavy equipment, engine, or electric power generation system repair preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year administrative/clerical experience preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year customer service experience preferred
  • Successful Completion of all pre-employment screenings, including drug and alcohol screening, fit for duty assessment, and background check

(Note that additional screenings may be required dependent upon the position and location in which you will be working)

Pay Range: $18.54 per hour

Employee Benefits: Wagner Equipment Co. provides the following benefits to all full-time employees

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Plan
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 401K Savings Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

Wagner Equipment Co. is an EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabled employer.

Keywords: Wagner International LLC, Rio Rancho , Technician Development Program, Other , Bloomfield, New Mexico

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