Bratney Companies

Service Technician

Date Posted
May 11, 2021
Type
Full Time
Department
Service
Location
West Sacramento, California

Job Details

NATURE OF WORK

Electrical/Mechanical repair & maintenance of processing and packaging equipment used in the Grain, Feed, Seed and other Industries.  This position requires extensive travel.  Ideal candidate must work well independently and must be a self-starter. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Duties include troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of industrial type sewing equipment, bag handling & filling equipment, stretch wrapping equipment, robotic palletizing equipment, and grain cleaning equipment both in our shop and on location at customer’s facilities.

  • Provide start-up & training support for all equipment lines we supply.

  • Candidate will also provide phone support for customers and outside sales force.

  • Candidate will maintain an inventory of necessary repair parts and tools.

  • Provide detailed maintenance reports for customers and accurate reporting of time & materials used to complete required tasks.

  • Help to maintain a clean, safe working environment for themselves and other technicians.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES / SKILLS

  • Knowledge in the use of personal computers and Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Software.

  • Demonstrate the ability to read, interpret, understand and comply with technical instructions/manuals.

  • Knowledge of motor control methods.

  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical troubleshooting techniques.

  • Ability to read electrical and mechanical schematics diagrams.

  • Knowledge of variable speed frequency drives and inverters.

  • Knowledge and use of hand tools and small power tools; drills grinders etc.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with others.

  • Ability to proficiently communicate verbally and in writing using the English language.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Satisfactory completion of a two year (minimum), post secondary Vocational/Technical school of study in one or more of the following areas; electrical, electronics, robotics, mechanical systems or maintenance engineering and 1-4 year industrial experience; or

  • High school diploma or its equivalent and 2-6 years industrial maintenance experience.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Extensive travel will be required.

  • Candidate should possess or be able to obtain a passport.

  • Must have clean driving record and valid drivers license.

  • Candidate may be asked to work weekends, 2nd or 3rd  Shifts, and some holidays.

  • Candidate will be asked to work in harsh environments such as hot or cold weather conditions, dust and some possible hazardous conditions.

  • Candidate may be required to work on elevated platforms or scaffolding and in confined spaces.

  • Be able to lift up to 70 pounds.

  • Drug & Alcohol testing per customer requirements, subject to state law.

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