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Location: Olathe, KS
Posted: August 4, 2021

HEAVY EQUIPMENT/CRANE SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Website Mynatt Truck and Equipment

Heavy Equipment Service Technician

Mynatt Truck and Equipment is a successful heavy-duty truck mounted equipment upfitter and distributor with offices in Olathe, KS. We are growing and looking for a Heavy Equipment Service Technician that will diagnose and repair truck mounted cranes and railroad equipment. The ideal candidate would have knowledge and experience servicing cranes and other heavy-duty equipment, and strong customer and employee communication skills.

Job Summary

· Work on trucks, truck mounted cranes and railroad equipment

· Installation and removal of different types of crane and crane equipment.

· Specific experience working on brands including but not limited to Palfinger and equipment types such as knuckle booms, z booms and material handling equipment.

· Modification of crane truck wheelbases.

· Fabrication and installation of components related to crane equipment installations.

· Installation and removal of crane truck suspensions.

· Self-motivated and disciplined with an ability to work closely with management and customers

· Excellent communication, analytical, and problem- solving skills, with the ability to work well under pressure

· Diagnose electrical and hydraulic system problems and complete necessary repairs and maintenance

· Correct vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, electrical, hydraulics, completes machine shop operations, making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units

· Verify vehicle performance by conducting test drives, adjusting controls and systems

· Comply with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards

· Maintain vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting

· Maintain vehicle records by annotating services and repairs

· Keep shop equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance

· Contain costs by using warranty, evaluating service and parts options

· Keeps supplies ready by working closely with the Parts Department on inventory

· Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading technical and regulation publications

Qualifications and Experience

Specific experience working on brands including but not limited to Palfinger and equipment types such as knuckle booms, z booms and material handling equipment.

  • 2-5 years of proven Technician/Mechanic experience with heavy-duty truck and truck mounted crane expertise in a service workshop environment or mobile road service truck experience
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and problem- solving skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Must be dependable and have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to read engineering drawings and hydraulic schematics
  • Self-motivated and disciplined with an ability to work closely with management and customers
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and problem- solving skills, with the ability to work well under pressure

To apply for this job email your details to kate@mynatt-truck.com

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