Apprentice Technician

at Brandeis Machinery

Louisville, KY

Posted on Apr. 17, 2017

Full Time

Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401k / Retirement Plan, Disability Insurance

Brandeis Machinery, Louisville, KY
seeking:

Apprentice Technician

Job Summary:
The technician will perform repair work on a wide variety of equipment ranging from complete machine overhauls to minor repairs such as fixing leaks, changing fluids and filters. Other types of repairs may include rebuild components such as engines, transmissions, hydraulic cylinders and hydraulic pumps. Some locations have test equipment to dyno test engines, hydraulic pumps and transmissions. Installations may include undercarriage on track machines, attachments on plumbing excavators for hammers or scalers; quick coupler attachments on loaders, excavators and backhoes.

Job Responsibilities:
Perform daily and operational activities in the service department to include the following, but not limited to:
• Participate in and successfully complete the apprenticeship program comprised of week-long training
sessions and on the job training for a total of 24 months
• Troubleshoot equipment problem/diagnose failure
• Perform diagnostic functions, check pressures, check voltage, locate source of noise or vibration
• Disassemble machine, order parts, make repairs, assemble machine, check machine operation make sure
repairs are complete and confirm problem is fixed unit has no leaks, and is work ready
• Clean parts, scrape gaskets, prep for assembly
• Maintain safety and cleanliness of work environment
• Travel to jobsites and vendor training sessions as needed

Job Qualifications:
• Must have High School Diploma or equivalent, a 2 year technical degree or comparable military training
is preferred
• Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the heavy equipment industry or a related field
• Excellent written and oral communication and basic mathematical skills.
• Proficient with a computer, including the use of Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
and diagnostic use using manufacturer provided programs.
• Must have a good working knowledge of equipment operations and mechanical functions.
• Ability to stoop, kneel, push, pull, twist and carry and lift up to 70lbs.
• Ability to climb and perform work on heights of 15 feet
• Able to work in all types of weather conditions
• Capable of working with limited supervision / self-starter
• Maintain excellent customer service
• Must be able to pass a background, physical, and drug screen

Competitive pay based on experience
Benefits including Insurances, 401k

Bramco is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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