HD Equipment Mechanic - Field

Location: Barrie, Ontario
Opening ID: 25633
Job Family: Maintenance and Mobile Service
Date Posted: Jan 13, 2022

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Field Mechanic

Being a field mechanic is unique among service jobs: there is travel to customer sites, a flexible schedule, responsibility for a company vehicle, the need for significant customer interaction, the ability to take ownership of administrative tasks, as well as having the skill set to perform the technical work. If this is for you, Altec gives the training, tools, and support so necessary for success. Altec’s primary products include Aerial Devices, Digger Derricks, Cranes, and Specialty Equipment.

Altec is proud to have a long history and commitment to Canada. The reason for our sustained commitment and success is that we listen and create solutions for the challenges our customers face, through our dedicated Sales, Service, Parts, and Rental teams in Canada.

Work directly for the manufacturer with ongoing factory training and world-class technical and engineering support. A normal day for an Altec Mobile Service Technician / Equipment Field Mechanic could include on-site troubleshooting, diagnostics, major component change outs, and preventive maintenance of truck-mounted hydraulic utility equipment. Technicians are based from home with centralized support. Altec’s primary products include Aerial Devices, Digger Derricks, Cranes, and Specialty Equipment.

Benefits of working as an Altec Technician:

  • State-of-the-art late-model service truck w/ extended cab, built-in wi-fi and hands free, truck-mounted remote crane w/ outriggers, hydraulic drive air compressor, enclosed bed, body mounted toolboxes
  • Work directly for the manufacturer with ongoing factory training and world-class technical and engineering support
  • Company-provided specialty, calibrated, battery-powered, and large tools
  • Base from home with flexible scheduling and overnight travel as required; overtime is available to support customer
  • Work directly for the manufacturer with ongoing factory training and world-class technical and engineering support
  • Comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program - Retirement 401(k) Program - Vacation and Holidays - Flexible Spending Accounts - Tuition Assistance Program - Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program - Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Competitive pay which rewards performance

Preferred:

  • Previous equipment service technician experience
  • Previous field/mobile service experience
  • Education related to mechanics, electronics, electrical, or hydraulic systems
  • Experience with hydraulic utility equipment such as aerial devices, digger derricks, chippers, cranes; or construction, mining, farm equipment such as excavators, skid steers, dozers or tractors; or military heavy equipment such as the MRAP vehicle, HMEE, or tanks; aircraft and aerospace or ground support equipment (AGE/GSE)

Please send resume to [email protected] and apply at https://jobs.altec.com.

Altec is a manufacturing company, Made in America. Altec associates are empowered to build products that make a difference to our customers, communities, and industry. We are building on 90+ years of knowledge, experience, and relationships, working to add value to the electric utility, telecom, contractor, lights and signs, and tree care markets. Altec products and services can be found across the U.S. and in over 100 countries around the world. Safety is a primary responsibility in everything we do as is support of the Altec Company Values: Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development – Teamwork

We are there from the engineered design, through manufacturing and final assembly, technical sales support and solution-driven direct sales, with forward-thinking marketing and R&D. Our dedicated customer service delivers on Altec’s commitment to be there for the life of the equipment with troubleshooting and repair, parts, and product support.

Required:

  • High School Diploma, state-approved High School Equivalency, or GED
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, and organizational skills
  • Physical effort to move objects and tools that may weigh up to 75 pounds; frequent stooping, bending, squatting, and kneeling 
  • A high level of dexterity 
  • Ability to drive motor vehicles
  • Ability to provide tools per the Altec tool policy as needed
  • Ability to develop basic computer skills with Microsoft office
  • Travel is required including overnight with the need to adapt to flexible schedules
  • Ability to support customer by working overtime

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

Competitive pay 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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