Heavy Equipment Technician

Pooler, GA, USA Req #259
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Heavy Equipment Technician 
Are you looking for a manufacturing job with an innovative world leader where you will be part of a dynamic team with opportunities for growth? JCB North America is looking for skilled and ambitious Heavy Equipment Technicians to join our Assembly team! This position works as part of the manufacturing operations team as a repair technician, specializing in the troubleshooting and diagnosis and repair of major breakdowns of production units. Areas of expertise include engines and cooling systems, hydraulic systems, and electrical systems.
JCB is one of the top three construction equipment manufacturers in the world and a leader in setting trends for design and machine durability. With more than 75 years in business, we offer job stability, mentoring, and growth! We are incredibly proud to build construction equipment found on job sites across the USA, including agricultural equipment that aids our farmers and military equipment to support and protect our servicemen and women around the globe!
Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
Diagnosis and repair of end of line production issues related to electrical systems, hydraulic systems, and diesel engines and components
Diagnostics of hydraulic concerns based on referencing hydraulic schematics
Diagnostics of electrical concerns based on referencing electrical
Utilize diagnostics tools to aid problem solving
Understand operation of a Diesel Engine and components and diagnose issues associated with them
Minimum Qualifications:
3 Years of Mechanical Experience in the auto, truck or heavy equipment industry
Preferred Qualifications:
·         Diesel Mechanic Certification
·         Must pass any drug screens, background checks and any pre-employments tests as applicable.
·         Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Competencies
·         Effective organizational and communication skills
·         Good analytical skills with a practical balance of shop floor experience
·         Knowledge of manufacturing equipment and processes
·         Highly motivated self-starter
·         Detail oriented
·         Creative problem-solving skills
·         Multi-task while maintaining a sense of urgency
·         Flexibility with work activities
·         Must wear Personal Protective Equipment as required
·         Detail understanding of hydraulic systems
·         Competent off-highway machinery operator
Physical Requirements
·         Must be able to work flexible schedule, including but not limited to 12 hour shifts/7 days a week
·         Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10lbs, frequently and/or move up to 35lbs, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs
·         Must be able to perform continuous, repetitious physical activities. These activities may involve fine movements or large    motions
·         Must be able to grasp/pinch small items, reach out and up, and turn wrist
·         Must be capable of keeping pace with current production speed
·         Must be able to push/pull with reasonable force
·         Must be able to perform the following requirements of bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling, and standing for extended periods of time
·         Must be able to work in multiple climates including hot/cold temperatures, and dusty environment
JCB offers competitive pay and an extensive benefits package which includes paid vacation and holidays, medical, 401(k), and more!
JCB North America is looking for talented and ambitious team members to join our growing organization!  JCB is the third largest construction equipment manufacturer in the world and has been in business over 75 years!  

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing Non-Exempt
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Pooler, GA, USA