HD Hydraulic Technician

Location: Milton, Ontario
Opening ID: 19441
Job Family: Maintenance and Mobile Service
Date Posted: Mar 25, 2019

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Imagine this…your career path leads to becoming a technical expert in a company that custom designs, manufactures, assembles, and sells products that are industry leaders, honoring our commitment to be there for the life of the equipment. You progress with on-going factory training and development, world-class technical support, and a company drawing on 90 years of experience, building on over 35 years in Canada. You supply hands-on technical ability, a desire to work within a value-driven team environment, a dedication to customer service, and a passion for challenging problem-solving.

Altec’s products and services can be seen in more than 100 countries throughout the world supporting the electric utility, telecommunications, contractor, lights and signs, and tree care markets. We are known for lifting products -- bucket trucks, cranes, and equipment used to help people access tough-to-reach places -- but the success starts with thousands of associates who come together to Reach Higher!

Please send resume to mmrecruiter@altec.com

And apply now at jobs.altec.com 

Basic Qualifications, Experience, and Skills Required

Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.

  • Educational background related to mechanics, electronics, or hydraulic systems and/or experience (such as Millwright, Mechanic, HD Mechanic)
  • Related experience:  truck-mounted hydraulic utility equipment such as aerial devices, digger derricks, chippers, cranes, specialty equipment; construction, mining, or farm equipment such as dozers or tractors; military heavy equipment such as the MRAP vehicle, HMEE, or tanks; aircraft and aerospace or ground support equipment (AGE/GSE) repair
  • Overtime may be required
  • Able to develop the computer skills necessary to complete support duties
  • Physical effort is required to move objects and service-related tools that may weigh up to 75 pounds; frequent stooping, bending, squatting, and kneeling are required to service and repair equipment
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalency
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools, power tools, and measuring devices

Major Responsibilities

Complete on-the-job and classroom training in the mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic components of the product line and associated repair/service procedures so as to be successful as a Shop Technician.

  • Uphold Altec’s safety commitment as well as any safety requirements of the customers
  • Determine overall condition of machines through inspections and provide maintenance
  • Diagnose issues with hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Restore equipment to working order through component replacement and/or repair
  • Exhibit positive and effective communication and interaction with other Altec associates, vendors, and customers
  • Keep current on recordkeeping, parts ordering/inventory, basic contract provisions with respect to product warranties, and customer invoicing
  • Utilize operators and parts & maintenance manuals in determining procedures and identifying parts

Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development - Teamwork

Competitive pay which rewards performance and comprehensive benefits

Altec Industries Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.  Altec welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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