Shop Technician - Doggett Machinery Services Lafayette, LA in Broussard, LA at Doggett Equipment Services Group

Date Posted: 11/18/2020

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    Broussard, LA
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Job Description

Shop Technician

Job Summary
The Shop Technician is responsible for servicing and repairing equipment in the shop.

Essential Functions

• Must be capable of removal and installation of components by following the appropriate service manual.

• Understand and utilize various exchange items and evaluate price of exchange vs. cost of repair.

• Safely and properly operate and inspect machines, vehicles, and/or engines to diagnose defects.

• Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair all component of equipment including but not limited to engines, power trains, hydraulics, fuel systems, power generation, and electrical codes electronically.

• Formally document the work done on the equipment electronically.

• Complete work assignments and assigned training within allotted time and secure and maintain appropriate licensing.

• Maintain good work habits and comply with all safety and company regulations.

• Perform other duties as requested by management.


• Associate's degree or equivalent from a two-year College or technical school preferred.

• Qualified applicants will have experience in trouble-shooting and repairing diesel-powered heavy equipment.

• The candidate must have basic computer skills.

• Maintains good work habits and presents a favorable business image towards customers served by the company.

• Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

• Ability to write simple correspondence.

• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

• Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

• Must own proper tools to perform required repairs – Doggett will provide special tooling on special repairs.

Typical Physical Activity
While performing the duties of this job, the employee must have the ability to occasionally lift 75 pounds from floor to chest; reach and use the arms with a full range of motion; endure prolonged standing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and squatting while performing mechanical operations; exert push and pull forces with the arms in order to use various wrenches and tools; endure prolonged forward and overhead arm positions while performing mechanical operations; use hands to grasp hand tools and parts and climb onto and operate equipment.

Typical Environmental Conditions
Employee regularly works indoors around moving mechanical parts. May be exposed to weather extremes when working outside in conditions that include inclement weather, heat, cold, and humidity. Noise level may be loud at times. Exposure to small quantities of chemicals, dust, steam, high-pressure water, and high speed rotating equipment. Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment. Required to perform work in cramped spaces and/or high places.
The Shop Technician must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately, and without causing significant safety threat to self or others. The statements made herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive and inclusive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required of personnel so classified.

Doggett is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


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