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Heavy Equipment Shop Service Technician Summer Internship

As a Heavy Equipment Service Technician Intern, you play a key role to our excellent customer service satisfaction reputation. You will work with service management and primarily be responsible for providing timely and accurate repairs on all brands of heavy machinery. This will include troubleshooting, machine evaluation, repair, testing, and documentation.

Essential Duties:
• Perform field diagnostics, troubleshooting, and appropriate repairs on Komatsu, Takeuchi, Bomag, NPK, Gradall, Metso equipment with little to no direct supervision
• Reference and interpret service, parts, and diagnostic software to determine problems/malfunctions and to verify repair specifications and parts needed
• Meet time requirement guidelines
• Escalate unresolved issues to Technical Communicators for further research and assistance
• Accomplish repair by following parts ordering process, completing service reports, and giving appropriate verbal or written communications
• Model safe work habits and always abide by all safety policies and procedures
• Exhibit a professional appearance and demeanor with customers, managers, and colleagues
• Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills and/or Qualifications
• Ability to read complex hydraulic and electrical schematics
• Proficient with a laptop computer and Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, Outlook etc.)
• Ability to write and communicate in English effectively
• Strong customer service skills
• Self-motivated with a can-do attitude
• Detail oriented
• Must hold a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
• Must pass a background check and drug screen
• Must provide your own hand tools required to perform work efficiently

Working Conditions:
• Ability to carry, push, and lift up to 60lbs
• Ability to climb and stand for extended periods of time
• Able to work in all types of weather conditions (heat, cold, wind, rain, dust, and dirt)
• Travel as assigned for training or to perform work at other locations, overnight stays when required

Education and Experience:
• High school diploma or GED
• Currently enrolled in a Diesel Technology or Heavy Equipment repair program

Compensation and Benefits: -$15-20/hour -On the job experience -Flexible schedule -Tuition, tool, and boot reimbursement -Full time employment and company benefits upon graduation

Send your resume to Recruiting@rbmsco.com or contact our recruiter at 913.201.1874 to indicate you are interested in the Heavy Equipment Service Technician Summer Internship.

Heavy Equipment Shop Service Technician

As a Heavy Equipment Service Technician, you play a key role to our excellent customer service satisfaction reputation. You will work with service management and primarily be responsible for providing timely and accurate repairs on all brands of heavy machinery. This will include troubleshooting, machine evaluation, repair, testing, and documentation. We have openings in Kansas City, KS: Omaha, NE; Lincoln, NE; Grand Island, NE; Norfolk, NE; and Springfield, MO.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform field diagnostics, troubleshooting, and appropriate repairs on Komatsu, Takeuchi, Bomag, NPK, Gradall, Metso equipment with little to no direct supervision
• Reference and interpret service, parts, and diagnostic software to determine problems/malfunctions and to verify repair specifications and parts needed
• Meet time requirement guidelines
• Escalate unresolved issues to Technical Communicators for further research and assistance
• Accomplish repair by following parts ordering process, completing service reports, and giving appropriate verbal or written communications
• Model safe work habits and always abide by all safety policies and procedures
• Exhibit a professional appearance and demeanor with customers, managers, and colleagues
• Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills and/or Qualifications:
• Ability to read complex hydraulic and electrical schematics
• Proficient with a laptop computer and Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, Outlook etc.)
• Ability to write and communicate in English effectively
• Strong customer service skills
• Self-motivated with a can-do attitude
• Detail oriented
• Must hold a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
• Must pass a background check and drug screen
• Must provide your own hand tools required to perform work efficiently

Working Conditions:
• Ability to carry, push, and lift up to 60lbs
• Ability to climb and stand for extended periods of time
• Able to work in all types of weather conditions (heat, cold, wind, rain, dust, and dirt)
• Travel as assigned for training or to perform work at other locations, overnight stays when required

Education and Experience:
• High school diploma or GED
• A minimum of 2 years of successful hands-on experience or equivalent combination of technical training and in shop experience in Heavy Equipment repair, Komatsu and/or Takeuchi experience preferred

Compensation and Benefits: – Competitive pay based on experience and performance – Health, dental and vision insurance – Accident, disability, and life insurance – 401k with company match – Paid vacations and holidays – Company uniforms/gear provided – Career advancement opportunities – Professional and positive work environment

You may apply online or send an email with your resume to recruiting@rbmsco.com.

Diesel / Fleet Mechanic

Fairview Express is looking to hire multiple Diesel Mechanics at our location near Fairview, KS.
– offering a $2500 hiring bonus agreement
– pay range is $27 – $33 per hour
– looking for applicants that will care for machinery, keep it in good working order, and prevent as many breakdowns and emergency repairs as possible
– need to be able to identify which parts need to be ordered and on hand for quick emergency repairs
– will also be responsible for proper care of all of the tools
– looking for applicants that have the ability to troubleshoot mechanical problems, taking the initiative to not just fix the problem but identify it accurately

Apply online at https://www.jsixenterprises.com/careers/.

Heavy Equipment Manager

Adams Land & Cattle has a leadership opportunity at our South and East Feedlots in Broken Bow, Nebraska. This individual would be responsible for executing pen rebuild/maintenance strategy and providing overall leadership of our heavy equipment work group.

This person will be responsible for:

Supporting/driving the overall safety strategy of the company.

Providing overall leadership of the Heavy Equipment work group, including pen rebuild/maintenance activities, pond cleaning, fuel delivery, and managing various other projects and seasonal activities specific to the work group.

Supporting the development of the pen rebuild/maintenance strategy and managing the execution of the strategy.

Managing regulatory/compliance activities related to pen containment, drainway maintenance and Progressive Beef Compliance.

Driving a culture with focus on effective equipment maintenance.

Supporting any/all efforts needed during storm recovery, including oversight and execution of daily recovery efforts. Recognizing that weather conditions may require constant change in activities and that cattle comfort is first and foremost regarding this activity.

Cost center accountability, including assisting with budget development, approving invoices, leading a culture of planning and prioritization, including utilization of cost/benefits analysis.

Training and developing employees to be effective, efficient and versatile.

Driving a culture of safety, animal welfare and continuous improvement across work group.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

Demonstration of leadership and excellent communication skills

Demonstration of skills, knowledge, and experience in pen manure management and pen maintenance

Mechanically inclined with working knowledge of large diesel-powered equipment

Minimum of four (4) years of experience in heavy equipment operations. Experience in feedlot operations is a plus. Ability and willingness to learn and operate multiple pieces of equipment as needed to support the team

Basic technical skills for computers and GPS operated equipment

Proficient in routine and preventive maintenance of equipment.

Strong organizational and time management skills.

Ability to use analytical techniques for problem solving, coordination and decision-making.

Bachelor’s degree preferred; can substitute 2 years of related experience with Associate’s Degree or 4 years of experience with High School Diploma.

This position requires:

Exerting 50-100 pounds of force occasionally. Standing, sitting, walking, and reaching/handling/grasping frequently; carrying, lifting/lowering, pushing/pulling, bending, twisting, stairs, and kneeling/crouching occasionally; climbing and crawling rarely.

Individual must be able to work in adverse weather conditions if needed.

Able to travel overnight up to 10% of the time.

Available by phone 100% of the time.

$75,000 – 90,000 annual salary Comprehensive Benefits which begin on Day 1 of employment (including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, bonus plan, company match 401(k), and more!)

Apply online at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=27458&clientkey=0E27E0D6F5C048D7D0B27B6CF0BA51A2.

Mechanic

We are seeking a mechanic to work within our experienced Shop team. An ideal candidate would have demonstrated experience in repairing heavy equipment, vehicles, and other mechanical systems.

This person will be responsible for:

Conducting quality repairs on all ALCC agriculture equipment, resulting in maximum functionality, reliability and longevity. Equipment types include, but are not limited to: feed and other trucks, heavy and construction equipment, tractors, loaders, skid steers, fork lifts, ATVs, mowers, vehicles, motors and generators.

Troubleshooting reported problems on equipment and vehicles, diagnosing breakdowns, repairing, and resolving issues in a timely manner.

Inspecting equipment, vehicles, engines, transmissions, mechanical and electrical components, as well as computer and electronic systems and running diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues.

Reporting status of repairs/assigned tasks at departmental shift start-up meetings.

Supporting a culture of proactive repairs versus reactive.

Supporting the preventative maintenance program by educating equipment operators on proper daily maintenance.

Maintaining shop equipment, shop and parts crib work areas, parts crib inventory and shop tools in satisfactory condition.

Identifying continuous improvement opportunities in work area.

Collaborating with external contract resources to accomplish repairs that are outsourced. Building and maintaining strong external business relationships.

Collaborating with internal resources, as appropriate. Building and maintaining strong internal business relationships.

Completing other duties, as assigned.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

Proven experience as a mechanic.

Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and electrical components of equipment and vehicles.

Aptitude in using various hand tools, precision measurement tools, and shop equipment.

Ability to follow established procedures, read instructions, blueprints, auto cad drawings, etc.

Working knowledge of diagnostic methods and systems.

Very good problem-solving ability.

Possess great attention to detail.

Excellent communication and customer service skills.

Ability to manage multiple projects/work efforts.

Minimum of one (1) year of experience.

Certification from a vocational school or completion of an apprenticeship is preferred.

This position requires:

Individual must be able to work in adverse conditions, if needed.

Exerting 50-100 pounds of force frequently; 25-50 pounds of force frequently; 10-20 pounds of force frequently. Standing, walking, bending, twisting, reaching/handling/grasping, and stairs continuously; carrying, lifting/lowering, pushing/pulling, and kneeling/crouching frequently; sitting, climbing, and crawling occasionally.

$23.00-$30.00 per hour $5,000 Hiring Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits which begin on Day 1 of employment (including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, bonus plan, company match 401(k), and more!)

Apply online at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=30470&clientkey=0E27E0D6F5C048D7D0B27B6CF0BA51A2.

Machine Services Technician

Adams Land and Cattle has an opportunity for a highly motivated and disciplined individual with a high aptitude in mechanics. At times, this individual may be required to assist with other projects in the Maintenance department.

This person will be responsible for:

Working safely in shop and feedlot environments, following all company safety guidelines.

Working with Machine Services/Lot Maintenance teams on a diverse range of projects, from build, to repair, rebuild and retrofit of production assets, including feedlot facilities (processing, feed mill, fencing, water and sprinkler systems) and equipment (feed and straight trucks, heavy equipment, tractors).

Performing skilled work in welding, cutting, shaping and machining accurately and precisely, using welding and machining equipment.

Assembling, fabricating/machining and repairing parts to specifications including taking mechanical fits, welding parts and machining parts.

Set-up, adjustment and operation of the following welding equipment: arc and MIG welding.

Set-up, adjustment and operation of the following machining equipment: mills and lathes.

Using project plans, blue prints, job specifications and design sketches to ensure proper dimensions and tolerance levels of finished product.

Inspecting and testing final product for conformance to quality standards and/or blueprint specifications.

Performing related material handling duties.

Coordinating ordering of required welding materials, such as rods, gas and metals.

Maintaining accurate parts use and/or other records.

Cleaning and maintaining the shop work area.

Cleaning and performing preventative maintenance (PM) and general repairs on utilized welding/machining equipment.

Communicating with engineering, supervisory, production services and feedlot personnel to effectively exchange technical information.

Responding to emergency or high priority work which may, on occasion, be outside of normal working hours.

Recognizing that weather conditions may require change in activities and that cattle comfort is first and foremost regarding this activity.

Evaluating current processes/procedures to recommend changes/modifications for improvements.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

Commitment to safety and quality culture.

Welding certificate or a minimum of two years welding experience with arc and MIG welders required.

Machining certificate or a minimum of two years machining experience such as lathe, milling machine, drill press, band saw and any machinist related hand tools required.

Electrical, hydraulic and water system experience preferred.

Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, welding symbols and geometric tolerance/dimensioning.

Experience with precision measurement and calibration, including measuring fits of mating parts.

Basic mathematical skills.

High attention to detail.

Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously.

Ability to work with others to gather and share information and creatively solve challenging problems.

Excellent verbal communication.

Team-oriented.

Vocational/technical diploma/certificate preferred but may substitute diploma/certificate with applicable experience.

This position requires:

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly. Standing, sitting, walking, carrying, and lifting/lowering frequently; pushing/pulling, bending, twisting, climbing, reaching/handling/grasping, and kneeling/crouching occasionally; crawling and stairs rarely.

Standing in place continuously at least four-six hours during the workday.

Individual must be able to work in adverse weather conditions, if needed.

$20.00-$25.00 per hour $5,000 Hiring Bonus Comprehensive Benefits which begin on Day 1 of employment (including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, bonus plan, company match 401(k), and more!)

Apply online at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=30793&clientkey=0E27E0D6F5C048D7D0B27B6CF0BA51A2.

Equipment Mechanic #206870

Position Summary:

This position is located in Topeka at the District One Shop. This position exists to provide skilled mechanical work for the maintenance and repair of equipment in support of KDOT’s construction and maintenance activities. It also provides skilled welding and fabrication work. Additionally, this position completes work orders and handles the procurement of parts including ordering and tracking.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

Performs a full-range mechanical overhaul & repair of light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles and equipment. This includes occasional repairs in the field.
Diagnoses malfunctions and troubleshoots to determine cause of failure on complex systems, including but not limited to, hydraulics and pneumatics systems.
Makes working diagnosis of mechanic failure by means of specialized testing equipment and visual or auditory checks.
Performs tune-up, electrical repairs and maintenance/adjustment on both automotive and heavy-duty equipment.

Annual Base Rate: $42,806.40 Hourly Base Rate: $20.58 Note: Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications. Apply online at www.jobs.ks.gov.

Service Technician II

Ready to Start Your Career at Kenco?

We are currently offering $1000 Sign on Bonus to come join our team!!

Kenco is the largest woman-owned third-party logistics (3PL) company in the United States. For 70 years, our dedicated workforce has been a cornerstone of our culture and an essential part of what makes Kenco so special. At Kenco, we want to empower our people with the tools, skills, and competencies to advance their career and support our operations.

About the Position

As a Service Technician, you will be responsible for performing general maintenance, repairs and preventative maintenance with all Material Handling Equipment involving all customer and vendors of Kenco Material Handling.

What you will do:

Repair and maintain all Material Handling Equipment (MHE) based on standards set by site.
Responsible for scheduling PM’s of all Material Handling Equipment (MHE) and keeping updated records of PM’s completed.
Inspects forklifts, and other operating equipment to ensure compliance with OSHA and operational standards.
Haul/move equipment between the shop and the site.
Use manuals, repair manuals, parts manuals, parts diagrams to troubleshoot engines, engine fuel systems, transmissions, or other components on material handling equipment.
Communicate any abuse damages to onsite personnel with a detailed description of problem.
Communicate with KFS Parts Manager on parts and supplies needed to maintain equipment.
Maintain parts inventory and repair records for all equipment by completing accurate paperwork.
Conducts test of safety equipment to ensure OHSA and operational standards.
Maintains accurate preventive maintenance records.
Must interact with customers and coworkers in a professional manner.
Responsible for general cleanliness of service area.
What you’ll definitely need:

High school diploma, G.E.D. or tech school graduate required.
Minimum two years of mechanic experience; preferably prior experience with repair and maintenance of material handling or similar equipment.
Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems on multiple types of equipment.
Able to read and understand electrical and hydraulic system schematics.
Self-motivated, self-directed, highly responsible, and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Must be able to frequently lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 lbs.
Supply own mechanic technician hand tools.
Must be able to safely operate lift trucks.
What we Offer:

Weekly Pay!
Sign On Bonus of $1000!
Comprehensive Benefits that start on your first day (including Dental, Vision, and Prescription Coverage)!
401K Retirement & Savings Plan with Company Match
Paid Time Off!
10 Paid Holidays a Year!
Job Advancement Opportunities!
$350 Yearly Uniform Reimbursement!
Tuition Reimbursement Program!
If you are a seasoned professional and possess a great work ethic and positive attitude, we offer a track record of growth and success within a culture of teamwork. We are recruiting leading lift truck technicians to join our team. Kenco offers competitive pay, a strong benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision Care and a robust 401(k) plan. If you are desiring growth and career advancement Kenco is the home you are looking for. Check us out at http://www.kencogroup.com

Benefits:

401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
Professional development assistance
Referral program
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance
Schedule:

8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Year round work
Education:

High school or equivalent (Required)
Experience:

Mechanical knowledge: 2 years (Required)
Forklift mechanic, diesel mechanic, mechanical: 2 years (Required)
Shift availability:

Day Shift (Preferred)
Night Shift (Preferred)
Work Location: One location

Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Diesel Mechanic

Mechanic will primarily be responsible for troubleshooting, servicing and repairing heavy machinery in the shop and field. This includes large and small earthmoving equipment and trucks.

Job duties:
• Perform all levels of repair and preventative maintenance on heavy machinery, diagnose and troubleshoot problems, make recommendations for repairs and perform critical repairs and adjustments.
• Remove and install parts, disassemble and assemble components, and test and adjust assemblies with minimal supervision.
• Test and verify correct operation of all repairs and adjustments.
• Basic mechanical knowledge including electrical and hydraulics.
• General knowledge of basic hand tools, air tools, precision measuring tools and instruments.
• Must be able to read and comprehend specifications, service and parts literature, technical bulletins and other related publications.

• Competitive pay
• Retirement with matching
• Insurance benefits (Health, Life, Dental, Vision)
• Holiday Pay and PTO
• Company laptop for troubleshooting
• Tool reimbursement program
• Uniform service
• Company service truck

Applicant must be able to pass a drug test and physical capacity test.

Please apply by visiting www.kings-const.com, Facebook jobs or submit your resume to alyssa@kings-const.com.

Family owned company where you’re more than just another employee.

Kings Construction Co., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Gender/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity – Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Product Assembler

Thank you for your interest in joining the Husqvarna Construction Products team!

As a Product Assembler at Husqvarna Construction Products, you assemble various types and sizes of cutting and sawing equipment, including concrete, tile, masonry, metal and hole saws or other equipment, including assembly of individual parts and components. Your success in this role is critical for maintaining Husqvarna’s industry-leading position in the market.

Location: 17400 W. 119th St., Olathe, KS 66061 (1 mile west of I-35 on 119th St.)

Shift: Mondays – Thursdays 6:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Fridays 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Why Join the Husqvarna Team?
• A $2,000.00 Hiring Bonus
• We’re over 330 years old, stable and growing
• We offer competitive compensation ($18.50/hr to start) with opportunities for
progressive increases and advancement based on performance
• Paid holidays, including 2 floating
• Our benefits package includes medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k) with
matching and no vesting, tuition and student loan assistance programs, first-
time homebuyer’s assistance, and an employee purchase discount on
Husqvarna products

In a typical day, you would:
• Ensure that parts received to build saw are correct and in good condition.
• Pre-assemble individual parts for assigned saws as needed, including wiring
such items as engines, motors, and switchboxes.
• Assemble engine components, water pumps, blade shafts, blade guards,
front/rear axles, transmissions, and cutting heads
• Use hand tools to assemble components into completed saws.
• Finish/touch up completed saws, applying serial number decals and some
painting.
• Perform performing test runs on completed saws to assure they are running
properly, completing inspection paperwork, and crating saws in preparation
for shipping.

As the ideal candidate for this position you:
• Are at least 18 years old
• Possess mechanical aptitude, a working knowledge of hand tools, and the
ability to learn a limited number of more specialized processes (for example:
electrical wiring).
• Have a working knowledge of gas and diesel engines, basic hydraulics and
electronics.
• Are detail-oriented, accurate, and able to follow directions.
• Work well with others and exercise good judgement/common sense in all
aspects of the work.
• Are in good physical condition and capable of moderate lifting up to 50 pounds
occasionally.

Shop experience a plus and basic Excel knowledge is helpful.

Apply online at: https://husqvarnagroup.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/External_Career_Site/job/Olathe-KS/Product-Assembler-II_R-4402

Husqvarna Construction Products is a part of Husqvarna AB. We are a world leader in the construction and stone industries. Our extensive construction product range includes machines, diamond tools and all accessories that you need for cutting, sawing and drilling, as well as polishing floors. We are located in Olathe, Kansas. Check us out at www.husqvarnaconstruction.com/us/.

Husqvarna is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices, including selection, hiring, assignment, re-assignment, promotion, transfer, compensation, discipline and termination. Husqvarna prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation in employment based on race; color; religion; national origin; gender; sexual orientation; pregnancy; age; disability; service member status; or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.