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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
5/10/2019
Job Category:
Technician
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Alta Equipment Company | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description

Overview

Come work for the largest equipment dealer in the Midwest! Are you a Technician/Mechanic with auto, diesel, agricultural, material handling, lift truck or heavy equipment repair experience? If so, then we want you on our team!

Technicians are at the backbone of our organization; therefore, we provide them with the tools and resources to be successful:

* Manufacturer technical training program with raises
* Tool insurance
* Bonus incentive programs (safety, quote, profit sharing, new sales leads)
* Competitive wages
* Company uniforms provided
* Work schedule: M-F 7-3:30P

ResponsibilitiesThe design of our internship program is to expose the student to a dealership environment where Alta can build upon the knowledge already gained. The intern will be partnered with an experienced technician to learn the equipment and the way we conduct business, then proceed to wrench on their own. Full-time availabilty for the summer is available as well as part-time during the school semester. Branch locations include:Itasca, IL, Montgomery, IL, Calumet City, IL and Bolingbrook, IL

The primary responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to:

* Performing preventative maintenance on customer forklifts and other material handling equipment
* Assisting with the diagnosis and repair on various forms of customer equipment
* Completing each repair job in a timely, efficient and professional manner
* Providing exceptional customer service
* Proper completion and submission of all required paperwork
* Incorporate Alta's Guiding Principles into daily activities
* Performs other duties as assigned
* Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time

Qualifications Desired Skills and Qualifications:

* This internship/part-time position is open to individuals who are majoring in Applied Science, Automotive, Heavy Equipment, or an equivelant servicing technology degree
* Working knowledge of electric and liquid propane units
* Excellent mechanical aptitude
* Possess own tools
* Computer programs - HYPASS, Hyster TKC training software and Hyster contact management system
* Language Skills - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
* Mathematical Skills - Basic: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
* Reasoning Ability - Intermediate: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

* Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands; Frequently will talk/hear; Occasionally will sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
* Vision: No special vision requirements.
* Lift and/or Move Functions: Regularly will lift up to 10 pounds; Frequently will lift 11 to 25 pounds; Occasionally will lift from 26 to 100 plus pounds
* Work Environment: Regularly will work near moving mechanical parts; Frequently will be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions; Occasionally will work in wet or humid conditions (non-weather), extreme cold and heat (non-weather), risk of electrical shock, vibration

About Alta:

Culture is Job #1. Alta Equipment Company prides itself in the 3 P's of business: People, Process and Product. By investing in the best people and creating a "one team" approach, Alta Equipment Company earns customers for life.

If you have a passion for excellence and are ready to make a difference within our organization, we're ready for you. Whether it's selling the world's-best big iron, rolling up your sleeves and servicing our industry-leading construction and material handling product brands or being a difference maker behind the scenes, we can use your skillset.

At Alta Equipment Company, we believe in mutual respect and are committed to diversity while inspiring our employees to reach their maximum potential. Voted a "Top Work Place" by the Detroit Free Press, our 900 employees in Michigan, Illinois and Northern Indiana are committed to excellence. It's the Alta way.

So, let's start the conversation. Click the link to apply and begin the journey of a lifetime.

Other Opportunities at AltaPlease visit our careers page at www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.

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