Gregory Poole Equipment Company
  • Raleigh, NC, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


The purpose of this position is to weld damaged equipment & parts, to fabricate new equipment & parts, build up metal in places where it has worn, & to straighten bent or distorted equipment components while working in the field.

Check the equipment and supplies required to perform the work scheduled, comply with PPE requirements, and otherwise prepare for duties.
Use electric & gas welding to do welding for repairs or fabrication of new parts & uses liquid nitrogen to chill metal during bearing replacement.
Use hand tools & power tools to disassemble/assemble parts, grind metal, drill metal, or otherwise fabricate parts.
Use large hydraulic press to straighten large frame members of construction equipment.
Use all equipment to do facility repairs & new fabrication when necessary.
Use hand tools & powered tools such as grinders to take equipment apart & to prepare metal for welding together pieces, building up metal for re-machining, or welding metal together.
Use hand held welding tools to weld metal while kneeling, sitting, crouching, or standing in/around/on equipment
Transport (drive a service truck) equipment throughout the facility & sales district to do welding, fabrication, repair work wherever it is required.
Use welding to build up metal in areas that have worn away & the new metal will be ground or machined to new dimensions.
Use hoists or material movers to position large objects to be welded & repaired.
The employee will use hoists or material movers to position large objects that have been bent out of shape into the hydraulic press, set the pistons on the press & use a control panel to operate the press to straighten the object.
May use blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product.
Align boring to factory specifications


Must have a high school education or GED

Work Experience:
Six years of direct work experience.

Must be able to daily and repeatedly stoop, kneel, bend and climb beside, onto and underneath various equipment to perform diagnosis and repairs; Must be able to effectively see to perform repairs, research technical manuals, and develop written repair work order reports. Must be able to routinely and physically lift/position various parts to perform repairs/service and manually handle parts up to 100 pounds, as well as use mechanical hoist for heavier parts.

Must be able to effectively write repair activities on customer work orders; Must have cognitive reasoning and problem solving skills to apply knowledge, written information and verbal instructions in repairing/servicing unusual and/or unknown technical equipment operational problems. Should have exposure to P.C. base equipment and parts information; Must be able to effectively communicate with site customers;
Field Activity- Must be able to daily operate an assigned service vehicle as well as be prequalified to operate under GPEC Fleet Policy Standards. The driver must be able to operate their assigned vehicle for extended periods in order to reach customer's locations. Must be able to effectively communicate using telephones to receive instructions and to provide service information. Must be able to effectively deal directly with customers at site locations in a professional manner.
Additional: Field activities require a valid state driver's license (obtain within 30 days of hire a valid license within the state of GPEC's operation) AND possess a safe driving record which meets the safe driving standards outlined in the GPEC Fleet Policy. Operation of some vehicles will require a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL), others may require that the driver possess a DOT medical certification. Some positions may require that you obtain a DOT medical certification before you are considered for the position. All positions that require driving for company business or within a Company Owned Vehicle will be held to the standards of the GPEC Fleet Policy.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Your supervisor may request and assign you similar duties. Any major modification of this job role requires Human Resources approval. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability

Gregory Poole Equipment Company
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