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Patten CAT Helper (Heavy Equipment) in Rockford, Illinois

Working Hours/Days

Monday though Friday 7:00 am to 3:30pm.

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:The purpose of the Shop Helper is to contribute to the overall efficiency of the shop by completing semi-skilled and unskilled tasks, enabling Journeyman Technicians to dedicate their time to tasks requiring highly-skilled and technical expertise.

Basic Duties

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

Semi-Skilled

  • Assist Journeyman Technicians with skilled and/or technical jobs in the shop when a Journeyman is assigned to the job.

  • Perform preventative maintenance and scheduled service on equipment, attachments, and components. May perform up to 500 hour interval PM services and associated tasks independently.

  • Removal and installation of parts requiring use of hand and air operated tools only, excluding parts that require fine tuning for proper system operation.

  • On a previously blocked-up machine, removal of undercarriage parts limited to the following: carrier rollers, and sprocket segments.

  • Minor painting (not to include professional spray equipment) and heating associated with repair work.

  • Conduct preliminary diagnosis of machinery, component, and system problems (Helpers may not use diagnostic equipment).

  • Installation and replacement of minor electrical components, alternators, ECM’s excluding electric motors.

  • Complete service reports as required

  • Locate and use service literature and/or technical information as required

  • Maintenance and repair of shop equipment and tools.

Unskilled

  • Load/unload components, parts, equipment and machinery.

  • Conduct machine inventories.

  • Conduct storage tank and shop supplies and tool inventories.

  • Maintain tanks and settling pits.

  • Transport or deliver components and equipment as directed.

  • Clean, pressure wash, or otherwise prepare equipment, mechanical parts and components.

  • Maintain wash bays and associated equipment.

  • Perform general shop and facilities clean-up as required.

General Expectations

  • Successfully complete and pass all Service Training and employee development classes

  • Conduct repairs according to Caterpillar published guidelines and recommendations

  • Complete tasks in a timely manner as required by management

  • Use safe working practices and required personal protective equipment at all times

  • Maintain clean and organized work areas

  • Complete all paperwork, data entry and reporting as required

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

  • Adhere to guidance and directions given by supervisors

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures

  • Regular and predictable attendance is required

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:This position requires no supervision of staff.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years experience with hands-on mechanical repair work on diesel or gasoline engines, hydraulic systems, or earthmoving or industrial equipment,ORrelated certification from an accredited technical school, community college or training program.

  • A successful candidate will be required to provide their own tools including but not limited to ¾ inch drive ratchet & socket sets, box wrench set up to1 ½ inch, ½ inch torque set, ½ inch drive impact tools and additional hand tools. A complete tool list will be provided to candidates during the interview process.

  • Good computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Working knowledge of DBSi a plus

  • Physical Requirements: Ability to lift 100 lbs, ability to push/pull with 60lbs of force, ability to lift and work overhead, ability to stand/walk continuously for long periods of time and ability to squat, kneel and bend repetitively.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Experience in hands-on mechanical repair work with diesel or gasoline engines, hydraulic systems, or earthmoving or industrial equipment.

  • Ability to read and comprehend regulations, instructions, and technical information.

  • Good oral communication skills.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude.

  • Reliably follows verbal instructions and guidance.

  • Completes tasks without supervision.

  • Strong desire to meet performance expectations.

  • Desire to learn and develop skills.

  • Good attitude and a cooperative spirit.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ENVIORNMENTAL CONDITIONS:

“C” Constantly (6-8 hrs/day), “F” Frequently (3-6 hrs/day), “O” Occasionally (up to 3hrs/day), or "NA" if not applicable.

O

Climbing

F

Stooping

O

Kneeling

F

Crouching

O

Crawling

F

Reaching

C

Standing

O

Sitting

F

Walking

F

Grasping

F

Repetitive Motion

O

Keyboarding

F

Pulling

F

Lifting

O

Pushing

F

Up to 25 lbs.

F

Up to 25 lbs.

F

Up to 25 lbs.

F

26-50 lbs.

F

26-50 lbs.

F

26-50 lbs.

F

Over 50 lbs

F

Over 50 lbs.

F

Over 50 lbs.

F

Subject to both inside and outside conditions

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Req No.2019-3227

CategoryTechnicians

LocationUS-IL-Rockford

TypeRegular Full-Time

Union or Non-UnionUnion - 1553

DivisionHeavy

CompanyAltorfer Industries Inc.

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