Road Technician

New Orleans, LA, USA Req #1934
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
At Briggs Industrial Solutions, our team members and our culture are just as important to the company as serving our customers. We believe our team members are the key to our success and we pride ourselves in hiring the highest quality people, placing emphasis on safety, ethics, integrity and respect. We are an ESOP-owned company with a customer-first focus. We realize the decisions we make about investments and operating practices ultimately affect the lives of our co-workers, families and business partners. And like those who went before us, every one of us takes that responsibility seriously.
 
Businesses: Briggs Equipment, Briggs Earth & Ag, Briggs Truck & Rail, Briggs Warehouse Solutions
 
Mission Statement: Keep business moving by being proactive, accessible, knowledgeable and above all else safe.

Value Proposition: We are an ESOP-owned company with a customer-first focus. Our solutions experts help keep your business moving by being proactive, accessible, knowledgeable and safe.

Values: Balance, Respect, Integrity, Growth, Grit, Safety
 
Competitive benefits:
  • 401(k)
  • Educational Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Hands On and Virtual Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Profit Sharing

Simply stated, Briggs team members strive to do the right thing by exceeding the expectations of each other, our customers and our community. 
POSITION PURPOSE:
The Road Technician performs service and repairs on material handling and/or aerial equipment at customer sites to ensure that equipment continues to run according to manufacturer’s specifications. Ensures all Briggs Equipment standards are adhered to and executed consistent with company direction.   

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
1. Diagnose and repair equipment, to include liquid propane, gas, and diesel engines, electric motors, transmissions, drive axles, differentials, hydraulic systems, brake systems, steering systems, electrical systems, lifting systems, etc.
2. Rebuild and/or repair all components and systems in industrial material handling and aerial equipment and other related equipment
3. Per company safety guidelines, properly block, chock and chain equipment, and disassemble equipment as needed to facilitate major component removal and repair
4. Perform routine and operational maintenance to ensure that equipment continues to run according to manufacturer’s specifications
5. Perform diagnostic troubleshooting and failure analysis on all components and systems
6. Perform equipment inspections to identify potential problems and safety concerns
7. Perform basic welding as necessary
8. Record maintenance and repair work performed by completing necessary paperwork in a timely manner
9. Complete basic and advanced technical training as assigned
10. Maintain parts and supplies needed for job completion
11. Maintain company vehicle cleanliness and ensure vehicle is in safe operating condition; complete vehicle checklist as required
12. Maintain a culture of safety & participate in all safety meetings
13. Perform other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Basic Knowledge & Competencies:
Excellent customer service skills
Thorough knowledge of all equipment & operations that apply to the branch
Excellent mechanical aptitude, technical knowledge and problem solving skills
Good verbal and written communication skills
Previous Experience/Education:
High school diploma or GED equivalent required
Mechanical or trade school certificate preferred
3+ years’ experience in forklift repair or related industry
Ability to read precision instruments such as micrometers, dial indicators, bore gauges, etc.
Welding and/or fabrication skills and/or experience preferred
Valid driver’s license required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Standing, walking, lifting, twisting and bending on a frequent basis
Ability to lift up to 75 pounds
Must furnish own tools
Availability to work 24/7 on-call schedule as needed
100% travel to customer sites

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $25.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $40.00
Location on Google Maps
  • New Orleans, LA, USA