Volvo Group Shop Technician - NBU in Bakersfield, California
Function/department : Service Department
Reports to : Service Manager
Job summary : This position is responsible for Journeyman level of mechanical repairs and services on a full line of heavy equipment products. The experienced technician will perform service maintenance on components such as engines, transmissions, hydraulic systems, computer, electrical and structural repairs including welding. This individual will be responsible for performing the diagnoses, troubleshooting, and for providing quality repairs on gas and diesel engines in the shop.
Technicians must demonstrate safe and proper application of hand, pneumatic and electric tools, perform tasks from verbal/written instructions and communicate effectively with supervisor and co-workers, clients and management.
Main Tasks/ Responsibilities / Authorities
Performs mechanical repairs and service on the full line of products handled by VCES
Service and repair work is performed both in the shop
Has thorough knowledge of all equipment systems including hydraulic, air, electrical and lubrication. Is proficient at diagnosing and repairing them
Experienced welder with the ability to perform repair welds on equipment
Ability to work with heavy construction equipment: requires climbing and accessing hard to reach areas
Has the ability to independently trouble shoot all systems in all product lines accurately and in a timely manner
Possesses a set of tools sufficient to perform the job
Consistently follows through on all job facets including: parts ordering and retrieval, warranty claims, customer follow-up, etc.
Possesses a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
Maintains a high level of customer satisfaction
Education/Professional Qualifications required for the position
High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum of 5 years’ experience working on construction related equipment
Proficient experience with road machinery (ie. Compaction, Paving Equipment) and/or road building applications preferred
Requires prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing and frequent stooping, bending, and overhead reaching
Frequent lifting, pulling, caring, or pushing objects or materials, up to 40lbs and occasional lifting, pulling, caring, or pushing objects or materials of over 50lbs
Will work in a noisy, and dusty environment
Must be able to climb stairs, crawl and use a small step ladder
The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.
With Volvo Construction Equipment , one of the world’s leading providers of products and services to the construction industry under the brands Volvo, SDLG and Terex Trucks, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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Volvo Construction Equipment
Travel Required (Maximum)
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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran