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Heavy Equipment Technician / Mechanic

Company: Foley Equipment
Location: Olathe
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Heavy Equipment Technician / Mechanic

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Regular Full-Time

The Role

Foley Equipment is the authorized Caterpillar dealer in Kansas and NW Missouri. Our Equipment Technician is primarily responsible for troubleshooting, servicing and repairing heavy machinery in the shop. This includes large and small earthmoving equipment. Hourly Base Rate: $22.43 - $53.09 / hour Benefits:

  • Tool Reimbursement
  • Work Boot Reimbursement
  • Prescription Safety Glasses Reimbursement
  • Uniforms and Cleaning Services
  • Paid Annual Training
  • Long-term Incentive Program
  • 401(k) with Matching
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Dependent Care Account
  • HSA / FSA Options
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Life / AD&D / Short-Term Disability / Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Company Laptop for Troubleshooting and Ordering Parts
  • Clearly Defined Path of Progression for Technical Advancement Job duties:
    • Perform all levels of repair and preventative maintenance on heavy machinery, diagnose and troubleshoot problems, make recommendations for repairs and perform critical repairs and adjustments
    • Remove and install parts, disassemble and assemble components, and test and adjust assemblies with minimal supervision
    • Test and verify correct operation of all repairs and adjustments
    • Develop and maintain long-lasting working relationships with customers
    • Travel is required for training and/or to assist at other locations. Our Ideal Candidate:
      • Basic mechanical knowledge including electrical and hydraulics
      • General knowledge of basic hand tools, air tools, precision measuring tools and instruments
      • Must be able to read and comprehend specifications, service and parts literature, technical bulletins and other related publications What will put you ahead:
        • Experience working within the diesel mechanics industry (specifically with CAT earthmoving equipment)
        • Stable work history
        • Knowledge of use of various heavy equipment and the ability to read What we can offer you:
          • Competitive pay
          • 401(k) with matching
          • Full insurance benefits starting day one of employment for full time employees
          • Holiday, PTO, and Parental Leave
          • Casual dress attire
          • Family-owned company where you're more than just another employee About Foley Equipment:
            Foley Industries - Foley Equipment, Foley Power Solutions, Foley Rental and SITECH Central - enters its ninth decade of empowering progress for customers in Kansas and Western Missouri. Foley's 1,000+ employees strive every day to safely deliver excellence in service, parts, rental and sales across a broad line of Caterpillar and allied construction equipment, power generation, as well as SITECH construction technology solutions. For more information, please visit www.FoleyEq.com Foley Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Race/Gender/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). To request a reasonable accommodation or assistance in completing the application, call 316-943-4211 or email careers@foleyeq.com.

            *At this time, Foley does not participate in any Visa sponsorship programs.

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Keywords: Foley Equipment, Olathe , Heavy Equipment Technician / Mechanic, Engineering , Olathe, Kansas

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