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Emporia Kenworth-Diesel Technician

We are currently seeking ​a Diesel Technician to become an integral part of our team! You will diagnose, adjust, repair, and overhaul heavy trucks.

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In Person or online: Emporia Kenworth 1130 Overlander Rd. Emporia, KS 66801

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Diesel Mechanic Technician

This is an entry level position for mechanical maintenance in the Equipment Maintenance department for personnel desiring a career path as a Mechanic Technician. Under direct supervision, performs routine preventive maintenance and minor repairs on a variety of Halliburton equipment. Assists Mechanic Technicians in performing more complex repairs. Responsible for ensuring duties are performed in a safe, efficient, and effective manner. Job tasks, correctly performed, impact indirectly on cost containment, efficiency, profitability or operations. Consequences of errors are easily measured and can be confined.

Minimum skills may be acquired through a qualified technical school certificate or equivalent related experience. Basic set of hand tools is required.

Preferred Qualifications include an A.S. degree or Certificate in Diesel Technology with previous experience as a mechanic working with heavy duty equipment.


Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available, including Mechanic Technician I or Mechanic Technician II.

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How to Apply:

www.halliburton.com/careers Search: Mechanic We are hiring in various locations in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Wyoming, North Dakota, and Oklahoma We have NO openings in Kansas at this time.

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
Hours/Week: 40+

Starting Salary: $ 17.00 Per Hour
• 401k
• Clothing/Uniform Allowance
• Dental Insurance
• Health Insurance
• Holidays
• Vacation

How to apply:
apply in person at 9620 E. HWY 24 Manhattan, KS 66502 apply on line at www.shilconst.com

Job Description
Custom Job Purpose:
diagnose, adjust, repair or overhaul asphalt equipment.

• Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
• Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects.
• Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers’ specifications.
• Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
• Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment, and keep equipment service records.
• Research, order, and maintain parts inventory for services and repairs.
• Clean parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent.
• Weld or solder broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welders and soldering tools.

Work Context
Requires bending or twisting, Requires kneeling, crouching, stooping or crawling, Requires standing, Requires repetitive movement, Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls, Requires face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams, Requires telephone conversations, Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions, Includes exposure to contaminants , Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures, Requires making decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the organization, Requires making decisions that impact the results of co-workers, clients or the company, Requires exposure to hazardous conditions, Requires being exact or highly accurate, Requires meeting strict deadlines, Requires work with others in a group or team, Includes responsibility for work outcomes and results, Requires working indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions

Work Activities
• Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
• Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
• Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
• Making Decisions and Solving Problems
• use measuring devices in repairing industrial or heavy equipment
• use vehicle repair tools or safety equipment
• understand technical operating, service or repair manuals
• test mechanical products or equipment
• overhaul industrial or construction machinery or equipment
• diagnose malfunctioning vehicle systems
• follow vehicle repair procedures
• diagnose mechanical problems in machinery or equipment
• set up and operate variety of machine tools
• repair or replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
• use arc welding equipment
• use machine tools in installation, maintenance, or repair
• move or fit heavy objects
• use control or regulating devices to adjust or maintain industrial machinery
• maintain or repair industrial or related equipment/machinery
• service vehicle with water, fuel, or oil
• apply cleaning solvents
• follow safe waste disposal procedures
• test operate vehicles before or after repair
• use hand or power tools
• overhaul vehicle major operating units, such as engines or transmissions
• understand service or repair manuals
• lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
• inspect machinery or equipment to determine adjustments or repairs needed
• read work order, instructions, formulas, or processing charts

Education and Experience
Additional Information:
Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent is preferred along with experience and training in mechanical disciplines.

Specific Skills:
• Must posses a valid Kansas Commercial Driver’s License.
Basic Skills
• Active Learning

• Active Listening

• Critical Thinking

• Learning Strategies

• Reading Comprehension

• Speaking
Social Skills
• Coordination

• Instructing

• Service Orientation

• Social Perceptiveness
Complex Problem Solving Skills
• Complex Problem Solving
Technical Skills
• Equipment Maintenance

• Equipment Selection

• Operation Monitoring

• Operation and Control

• Quality Control Analysis

• Repairing

• Troubleshooting

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$18.00 per hour Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance. Company paid life insurance. 401K retirement plan. Uniform allowance.

How to Apply:

apply on line at : http://www.shilconst.com/ apply in person at: 9620 E> HWY 24 Manhattan, KS 66502

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Electrician Diesel Engines – Topeka, KS

Job Title: Electrician Diesel Engines – Topeka, KS

Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date.

Job Location: Topeka
Other Potential Locations: Topeka, KS
Anticipated Start Date: 04/02/2018
Number of Positions: 12
Salary Range: Approximately $25.32 – $30.14 per hour

All communication with applicants will be done via email. Please check your email on a daily basis.

Mechanical Journeyman Hires requiring relo:
A $15,000 hiring incentive – payable over three (3) years in equal installments of $5,000 – is available for candidates who meet the below qualifications:
-Offered a position and successfully complete the pre-employment process
-Provide documentation of Railroad Journeyman status for the same craft (at time of conditional offer)
-Successfully complete probationary period
-Requires relocating from your current home address per BNSF’s guidelines.
This incentive will include a 3 year hold-down. Leaving the location or job for any reason will result in 100% repayment and forfeiture of future payments.

Mechanical Apprentice Hires requiring relo:
A $10,000 hiring incentive – payable in two installments of $5,000 over two (2) years – is available for candidates who meet the below qualifications:
-Offered a position and successfully complete the pre-employment process
-Provide documentation he/she is actively enrolled in an Apprentice program for the same craft (at time of conditional offer)
-Successfully complete probationary period
-Requires relocating from your current home address per BNSF’s guidelines.
-This incentive will include a 3 year hold-down. Leaving the location or job for any reason will result in 100% repayment and forfeiture of future payments.

**Additional information will be provided to candidates selected to interview.

Test, inspect and proper repair of electrical components of locomotive systems, equipment and machinery.

SAFETY: Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies and procedures to include wearing required safety equipment, responding to and acting on safety concerns.

LOCOMOTIVE SYSTEM MAINTENANCE: Test, inspect and repair switches, heaters, air conditioners, DC power systems, event recorder tapes, lights, water coolers, batteries, low and high voltage systems, traction motors, cooling fans, and fuel pumps.

EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE: Troubleshoot, repair, install, inspect, calibrate and replace electrical high-voltage, mechanical, and electro-magnetic equipment, perform preventative maintenance on a variety of tools/equipment, and machinery to ensure proper function.

The duties and responsibilities in this posting are representative categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for the position. These general categories do not necessarily constitute an exhaustive list of duties of the position.

-18 years of age or older
-HS diploma or GED
-Available to work in geographic area indicated
-Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) in English
-Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
-Work full-time (40 hrs/wk). Shifts governed by union agreement and subject to seniority. Mechanical shops operate 24 hours/day, 7 days/week with three 8-hour shifts including weekends, holidays, overtime. Available to work any shift required
-Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs without assistance
-Able to visually distinguish colors – red, blue, green, yellow and lunar (clear light); hear, and with training, distinguish auditory signals
-Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling
-Able to perform work on uneven surfaces; frequently climb ladders; get on/off equipment; work from various heights including making repairs atop locomotive
-Able to work in conditions with loud noise and fumes; work on/around heavy/moving machinery; bend, walk, stand, sit for extended time; use hand tools
-Able to work at various heights above the ground, including working on top of a locomotive.

Training: Company-paid on-the-job.

Relocation: Assistance not available.

Work Conditions: Extreme all-weather conditions; uneven surfaces; safety sensitive work environment.

Probationary Period: Journeyman = 60 days; Apprentice = 122 days.

Travel: Minimal.

Shifts/Hours: Full-time (40 hrs/wk), subject seniority and governed by union agreement, assigned shift may be one of three 8-hour shifts; Mechanical shops operate 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

Union: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

Dues: Per union agreement; membership and dues required.

BNSF Employees receive a competitive benefit package.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen.

BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

-Criminal history
-Last 7 years of driving history
-Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
-Social Security number

-Medical evaluation
-Drug Screen
-Other elements as needed

BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at http://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic.

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Salary Range: Approximately $25.32 - $30.14 per hour

How to Apply:

All candidates must submit an application through our careers website at www.bnsf.com/careers. For this specific position, please follow this link: https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=64516&company=BNSF&username=

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