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Field Service Technician

Lyle Machinery Co.

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Columbus, MS
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Job Overview:

Description

Lyle Machinery Co., is a diversified equipment dealer in the southeast. We are family owned and operated and our family is growing! 


The road of life is always under construction- come work for a company that can help direct that path! 


Job Objective: The Field Service Technician diagnoses and performs standard mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic repairs, and assembles equipment for the company and its customers in field settings as well as occasionally in shop settings as needed.


Duties Include:

o Travel to customer locations as assigned for job functions.

o Inspect, diagnose, troubleshoot, and locate mechanical deficiencies on Heavy Equipment as assigned by the service manager.

o Proper use of diagnostic equipment.

o Determine extent of necessary repairs including identifying major powertrain overhaul needs. Prepare orders for required services. Source and order parts as needed.

o Repair and/or replace all components of diesel engines, hydraulic, air conditioning, electrical, and suspension systems, drive trains, steering, braking, material handling, operator comfort systems, and other functions as necessary to bring machine up to operating status.

o Read, analyze, and interpret technical information from schematics, technical manuals, drawings and procedures, and governmental regulations.

o Perform welding and brazing, fabricate and modify parts, equipment, miscellaneous structures and attachments.

o Keep service manager informed on special parts orders, shortages and malfunctions.

o Complete all work orders (including warranty information) and time sheets in a legible, accurate, and timely manner.

o Maintain a current knowledge of products, technology and models by participating in educational opportunities, reading technical and regulation publications.

o Keep shop vehicles clean and serviced.

o Help control expenses and produce as much quality work as possible.

o Help maintain cleanliness, neatness and safety of personal workspace, building and lot.

o Maintain a safe working environment and adhere to company safety program at all times.

o Other work-related functions as assigned by management.


Work Environment:

o While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to dust, odors, oil, fumes and noise.

o The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

o While performing duties, the employee may be near moving mechanical parts and inside and outside weather conditions.


Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

o Ability to get around the dealership and grounds for various tasks.

o Ability to operate a commercial class vehicle including proper licensing and MVR.

o The employee would normally lift or move 20 lbs., frequently lift or move up to 45 lbs. and occasionally lifts or move up to 50 lbs.

o Ability to tolerate up and down movement with bending or stooping including reaching above and below shoulder height with arms and hands.

o Ability to be on one's feet for extended periods of time.

o Ability to climb a ladder with the ability to carry an object while climbing.

o Ability to utilize appropriate PPE.

o Ability to operate equipment or other powered devices as necessary.

o Ability to push/pull up to 100 lbs. of force with assisted devices.

Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

o Ability to get around the dealership and grounds for various tasks.

o Ability to operate a commercial class vehicle including proper licensing and MVR.

o The employee would normally lift or move 20 lbs., frequently lift or move up to 45 lbs. and occasionally lifts or move up to 50 lbs.

o Ability to tolerate up and down movement with bending or stooping including reaching above and below shoulder height with arms and hands.

o Ability to be on one's feet for extended periods of time.

o Ability to climb a ladder with the ability to carry an object while climbing.

o Ability to utilize appropriate PPE.

o Ability to operate equipment or other powered devices as necessary.

o Ability to push/pull up to 100 lbs. of force with assisted devices.