Heavy Equipment Mechanic I

All Locations – Full Time

Giffin Equipment is the authorized Bobcat dealer for Ventura County and Santa Barbara, as well as the leading independent rental company on the central coast. Our team ensures that our customer experience is industry leading and brings their wealth of knowledge and ambition to the table every day. The Equipment Technician is an essential component of our ability to provide quality rental equipment and to provide maintenance for the equipment we sell. It is our mission to be a customer’s first choice when renting or purchasing equipment in the Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.

Education, Skills Requirements

– Must possess knowledge in the mechanical field. Prior experience of 2-5 years is required.

– Must have own tools, diagnostic and manufacturer specific tools will be provided.

– A high school diploma or equivalent GED is preferred but not required.

– Vocational education or certification in preferred.

– Must be able to lift approximately 70 lbs.

– Must maintain a professional personal appearance.

– Must use mathematics to solve problems.

– Must speak English clearly and write legibly. Ability to speak another language is a plus.

Position Tasks & Activities

– Prepare accurate records on the maintenance, repair and fuel levels of equipment.

– Inform supervisor of warranty situations before repair is begun.

– Complete work orders for internal and external repairs.

– Inform supervisor of equipment failures. Report all safety violations.

– Analyze equipment malfunctions.

– Repair power and mechanical equipment.

– Apply professional troubleshooting techniques to equipment repair.

– Maintain company vehicles.

– Assist yard, warehouse and delivery personnel as necessary.

– Perform other duties as requested.

Nature of the Work

To maintain and repair all types of rental equipment. Electrical, carpentry and welding knowledge is necessary. Request ordering of parts, tools and equipment as necessary. Must be courteous, professional and knowledgeable with customers in regard to safety procedures and rental equipment

Working Conditions

Must stand for long periods of time. Work will be outdoors and indoors with general warehouse conditions, in which some work areas may not be heated or air conditioned. This job requires interaction with co-workers and with the public. This position requires frequent lifting and a significant degree of walking, bending and transporting objects of various weights and dimensions. May have exposure to chemicals, including but not limited to gasoline, diesel fuel, propane, kerosene and cleaning solvents. Propane is an obvious hazard; hence a sense of smell is required.

As well as offering competitive wages, Giffin Equipment offers the following incentives to their employees:

– Health, dental and vision insurance offered to full-time employees
– Managed 401K Plan
– Group Term Life Insurance
– Opportunity to work overtime
– Growth opportunities within the company