WorkSource Oregon Hydraulic Service Technician in Salem, Oregon

** Opportunity offered through a staffing service ** Job Description: - Diagnoses mechanical problems. - Performs repairs and maintenance on front-end loader, roll off, and other vehicles, machines or heavy equipment to maximize safe and productive operations. - Trains and assists Mechanics on methods for diagnosing and repairing vehicles and equipment. - Schedules or assigns work to Mechanics, PM Mechanics or other Maintenance Shop personnel. - Coordinates and/or transports vehicles to outside service for repairs, as needed. - Tests vehicles to troubleshoot problems and/or tests repairs to ensure proper and safe completion. - Reads and interprets VCRs (vehicle condition reports) and/or repair orders, communicates with supervisor and/or driver for clarification of problems. Discusses preventive techniques with drivers to minimize future repairs. - Completes paperwork associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounts for applied times (work order times versus time card times). - Prepares purchase orders and researches best prices on parts or repairs from vendors. - Discusses maintenance issues, contracts and warranty work with vendors. - Retrofits older trucks with new equipment. - Follows all safety policies and procedures. - Communicates regularly with the Manager regarding work schedules, job assignments, and other shop issues. - Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Qualifications: -Clean driving record (last 3 years). -Very strong background in fabrication, maintenance, and repair of industrial vehicles and equipment driven largely by hydraulic power. -Experience in working with suspension, drive trains, power trains, hydraulic lifts, hydraulic controls, etc. -Possess own tool set.