Gregory Poole Equipment Company
  • Roanoke, VA, USA
  • DOE
  • Full Time

Yes


PRIMARY FUNCTION:

 

The primary function of the apprentice technician is to learn through classes and hands on training how to perform routine mechanical repairs on industrial equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Learn / utilize safety practices associated with shop and field service operations and usage of various types of shop and field service equipment and shop field service tooling. Learn required PPE for different shop and field service
  • Learn and understand basic business concepts associated with the service department.
  • Learn and complete proper service documentation as required. This will include time entry, service reports, part order forms and returns, core tags and warranty tags,
  • Exposure / utilization of information systems to assist with diagnostics, troubleshooting, assembly/disassembly process, ordering parts, etc.
  • Use hand & power tools to remove, install, replace, re-build, repair, & test.
  • Perform routine repairs on industrial equipment.
  • Use hand & power tools to disassemble/re assemble parts or equipment, drains fluids into tubs, cleans parts with rags, cleaners, power washer.
  • Climb up onto, under, & into equipment, uses hand & power tools to disassemble/re assemble equipment.
  • Assist other GPLS technicians with larger equipment repairs.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

Education:

Must have a high school education or GED.

 

Work Experience:

Must be mechanically inclined and have good basic knowledge obtained through schooling or work experience;

 

 Physical:

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 95 pounds, as well as use mechanical hoist for heavier parts.

 

Other:

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; Capable of learning and understanding technical information, service manuals and reports;

 

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. 

 

Gregory Poole Equipment Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

 

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