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Field Service Technician – Sacramento, CA

Qualifications

  • High school or equivalent (Required)
  • Field service: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Crane troubleshooting and repairs: 2 years (Preferred)

Full Job Description

American Equipment Inc. a leading provider of material handling solutions for the industrial market in the Western US, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Field Service Technician.

Position Summary:

Perform field services on Overhead Cranes, Hoists, and related equipment, at customer jobsites primarily. This is a full-time, hourly position.

Job Functions:

  • Perform inspections of mechanical and electrical systems to ANSI, OSHA/WISHA, NEC, and CMAA standards. Document findings and report unsafe conditions or urgent issues to the customer.
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical systems up to 480v main and 120v control circuits in a safe and efficient manner, working in an individual or team environment. Properly document work or findings on service reports.
  • Experience in control circuits, wireless remotes, and VFD control modules preferred.
  • Perform installation of new equipment and modification/modernization of existing equipment.
  • Perform and document site surveys in support of salespersons and project managers.
  • Operate and maintain a company service vehicle in a clean and professional manner. Report maintenance or operational issues to the Service Manager.
  • Attend safety training courses provided by the company or customer and follow established safety rules.
  • Additional duties and tasks as assigned by the Service Manager or other company management.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the inspection, troubleshooting, and repair of mechanical and electrical systems in an industrial environment. Crane experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Availability for occasional evening/weekend work and out of town travel. (Typically 5 days or less.)
  • Willing and able to work at heights – frequently up to 30’ and occasionally up to 100’+.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to frequently walk, stand, bend, climb, balance, reach, stretch, and stoop.
  • Ability to occasionally push, pull, kneel, and crawl.
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 25 lbs. Lift up to 50 lbs. on a daily basis. Infrequently lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to drive vehicles up to 26,000 GVWR.
  • Ability to operate forklift and man lift equipment (with company provided training)
  • Ability to see, hear, and respond to dangerous situations.
  • Ability to read and understand service manuals and diagrams in paper/electronic format.
  • Ability to properly wear personal protective equipment throughout the workday.

Job Type:

  • Full-Time

Schedule:

  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call rotational schedule

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Crane: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Field service: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Sacramento, CA

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