Shift your career into high gear with Vancer. Vancer was formed to create custom maintenance-of-way equipment for rail clients. Our Diesel Technicians are the cornerstone of our business and key to ensuring that our customers’ machines are back up and running.
We’re looking for a Field Technician to perform field service and repairs on late model Caterpillar equipment retrofitted to railroad equipment. You’ll work independently driving in a company provided service truck to the customer’s place of operations Monday thru Friday, but you’ll always have the support of the entire Vancer team. The Field Technician will primarily work on electrical and hydraulic systems with some minor engine work. There will be a significant amount of training and job shadowing to get you ready for the challenge! We’ll provide you with ongoing training and the latest technologies to be successful. This position will work out of our new Vancer shop location in Pasco, WA. There will be a significant amount of travel including some international travel, so you’ll need a passport as well as a DOT medical card.
As a Field Technician, you can expect to:
•Complete diagnostics, troubleshooting, and appropriate repairs and rebuilds on Caterpillar and other railroad specific heavy equipment.
•Reference and interpret service, parts, and diagnostic software to determine problems/malfunctions and to verify repair specifications and parts needed.
•Escalate unresolved issues to Technical Communicators for further research and assistance.
•Accomplish repair by following parts ordering process, completing service reports, and giving appropriate verbal or written communication in email or service reports.
•Preferred Education and Experience:
•Applicable degree/certification OR equivalent related experience/training
•Hands-on experience with various types of systems and components (hydraulics, mechanical, pneumatic, power train, electronic, electrical, air and fuel systems, ac/dc electrical theory, HVAC, etc.)
•Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•Ability to learn mechanical processes and procedures
•Understanding of computer testing technologies
•Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot issues
•Ability to interpret and follow instructions and plans
•Effective time management
Vancer – Right for You
•We are looking for applicants who have strong mechanical aptitude and the willingness to learn.
•We are interested in knowing the nuts and bolts of who you are, so tell us about your proud moments and accomplishments that got you to where you are today.
•Tell us about your mechanical training and hands-on experience. Do you have experience reading schematics? Do you have hydraulics and/or electrical experience?
•We prefer applicants who are passionate about working in a mechanical environment so let us know what interests you most about this opportunity.
•Medical (and FSA/HSA plans), Dental, Vision Insurances
•Paid Vacation and Holidays
•Company-paid Basic Life Insurance
•Supplemental Term Life Insurance
•401(k) with Match
•Tuition Reimbursement and In-house Training Dept.
•Paid Military Leave
•Short and Long-Term Disability
•Safety Glasses and Boot Program
Why People Choose Vancer
BALANCE - Vancer employees appreciate a work environment that promotes work-life balance.
BENEFITS - Vancer offers its employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, dental insurance, vision care, life insurance, paid vacation, a retirement plan, and more.
STABILITY - With its approach of building deep, value-added customer relationships and employing talented professionals, this Nebraska Built™ company will a lasting enterprise for generations to come.
EMPLOYEE FRIENDLY CULTURE - With a company culture built on a foundation of core values, the people of Vancer treat each other with the utmost respect and work together toward long-term success.
INVESTMENT IN PEOPLE - Creating a work environment that promotes training and development as well as opportunities for employees to reach their professional goals is something the company strives for every day.
Built in Nebraska, Vancer was founded to engineer, build, and distribute quality, innovative and safe maintenance-of-way (MOW) equipment for the railroad industry. By working closely with Class I railroads, Vancer has developed and supplied high quality, MOW solutions that help maintain thousands of miles of track each year. At Vancer, we take great pride in keeping our finger on the pulse of the rail industry. We listen. We learn. And we are committed to finding successful solutions for our railroad customers for many years to come.
Vancer is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions. Vancer shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Location: Pasco, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ