Gregory Poole Equipment Company Master Field Technician- Industrial in Harrisonburg, Virginia

The primary function of this position is to perform expert level repairs on material handling equipment by trouble shooting using diagnostic equipment and manuals while working in the field.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Review the work schedule, check the equipment and supplies required to perform the work scheduled, comply with PPE requirements, and otherwise prepare for duties.Use manuals, repair manuals, parts manuals, parts diagrams to troubleshoot engines, engine fuel systems, transmissions, or other components on material handling equipment.Use lift trucks, overhead cranes, and other aides to lift or move parts into position to be repaired.Use hand and power tools to remove, install, replace, re-build, repair, and test parts/equipment on engines, engine fuel systems, transmissions, and other components.Use miscellaneous resources and computers to reference parts, get information about parts and enter data into record systems.Use hand and power tools to disassemble/re assemble parts or equipment, drains fluids into tubs, cleans parts with rags, cleaners, power washer.Climb up onto, under, and into vehicles, uses hand and power tools to disassemble/re assemble: sheet metal, engines, transmissions, fuel systems, and other parts or equipment.Replaces pumps, batteries, radiators, bearings, seals, wiring, solenoids, fuel lines, nozzles, tests float valves, glow plugs, alternators.Use overhead hoists to move parts that need to be moved off of and back onto the material handling vehicle.Use meters, measuring devices, and computers to test and recalibrate equipment, completes warranty paperwork.Perform inspections, do preventative maintenance, change oil, replace filters, belts, coolants, hoses, may drain/clean/refill fuel systems.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education:Must have a high school education or GED.Work Experience:Six years of experience on Yale, Clark or other similar equipment;Fully understands all equipment systems (i.e. engines, hydraulics, electrical, sub-electrical, transmissions, etc.) for almost all equipment model lines.Physical:Must be able to daily and repeatedly stoop, kneel, bend and climb beside, onto and underneath various equipment to perform diagnosis and repairs. Must be able to effectively see to perform repairs, research technical manuals, and develop written repair work order reports. Must be able to routinely and physically lift/position various parts to perform repairs/service and manually handle parts up to 95 pounds, as well as use mechanical hoist for heavier parts.Other:Must be able to effectively write repair activities on customer work orders. Must have cognitive reasoning and problem solving skills to apply knowledge, written information and verbal instructions in repairing/servicing unusual and/or unknown technical equipment operational problems. Should have exposure to P.C. base equipment and parts information; Can work independently with minimal supervision. Promotes excellent customer service and/or training on work assignments.Field Activity:Must be able to daily operate an assigned service vehicle as well as be prequalified to operate under GPEC Fleet Policy Standards. The driver must be able to operate their assigned vehicle for extended periods in order to reach customer's locations. Must be able to effectively communicate using telephones to receive instructions and to provide service information. Must be able to effectively deal directly with customers at site locations in a professional manner.Additional:Field activities require a valid state driver's license (obtain within 30 days of hire a valid license within the state of GPLS's operation)ANDpossess a safe driving record which meets the safe driving standards outlined in the GPEC Fleet Policy. Operation of some vehicles will require a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL), others may require that the driver possess a DOT medical certification. Some positions may require that you obtain a DOT medical certification before you are considered for