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Diesel Mechanic/Service Technician

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by NorthStar Group

Decatur, IL 62521
Professional/Technical Services
Immediate Start
$28 - $32 Annual
FST's with heavy equipment experience provide preventative maintenance onsite at customer locations. Our FTS's are provided with a service vehicle and may travel up to 5-hours one way. 85% of travel is within a 200-mile radius. There would be some overnight travel required.

• Our Field Service Technicians have a unique opportunity to control their own destiny by managing their own territories and customers.
• They are in control of earning business, setting their own schedule, taking care of their customers and creating a financially successful territory.
• Field Service Technicians are rewarded for their success!

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• High School Diploma or Equivalent

• Servicing and repairing heavy equipment. This may include, but is not limited to:
o Transportation: railcar movers, locomotives, airplanes, helicopters o Industrial: forklifts, man lifts, cranes o Agricultural: combines, tractors o Military: tanks, APC, MRAP, HMMT
o Construction: backhoes, bulldozers, cranes, skid steers

Technical Skills
• Understanding of hydraulic and electrical systems / ability to read and interpret
hydraulic and electrical schematics
• Working knowledge of diesel engines, heavy duty axles (planetary), air compressors, pumps
• Comfortable speaking to customers at all levels (operators on up to the president of a company)
• Computer literate (must be able to navigate through electronic work orders, part manuals, etc.)

Behavioral Attributes
• Highly motivated, driven and dedicated
• Finds personal satisfaction in taking care of customers
• Excellent organization and communication

Other Requirements
• Must have a Valid Driver's License

• All service work is completed onsite at customer locations, via company vehicle.

Working Conditions

- Field environment
- Requires walking, standing, sitting, moderate to heavy lifting, infrequent climbing
- Exposure to outside temperatures in all weather conditions
- Must be able to work some weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed
- Must enjoy working alone
- Periodic on-call duties

Reference: 631148144

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