Service Technician Roadside

Ashley, Ohio, United States

Company: Townsend

Category: Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

Published on 2021-10-21 19:13:17


*** for Townsend Tree Service ***

Townsend Tree Service is an operating unit of The Townsend Corporation providing tree-trimming, clearance and integrated vegetation management services for power and communication lines, pipelines and roadways.

We possess extensive equipment capabilities and resources, with one of the largest fleets of All Terrain Aerial Buckets (ATAB), Right-of-Way (ROW) brush mowers, spray application equipment and other specialty tools.

With the use of modern IVM techniques and advanced herbicides that target invasive species, Townsend provides the best in habitat management. With our research partners, Townsend helps redefine right of way stewardship, producing benefits like improved motorist safety, better service crew access, lower maintenance costs, improved drainage and enhanced aesthetics.

Position Description

The Service Technician – Roadside performs preventative maintenance, diagnoses, and makes advance repairs at various remote/roadside locations. This position is responsible for ensuring company equipment is running at optimal performance. The Service Technician – Roadside determines the causes of failure and implements strategies or corrective measures to ensure failures do not reoccur. This position is responsible for various activities, including but not limited to cleaning, maintaining, assembling, and reconditioning equipment.


Duties Include

Essential Functions:

Operates, inspects, troubleshoots, performs diagnostics, identifies defects/malfunctions, and determines required repairs on heavy and/or hydraulic equipmentRepairs or overhauls mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipmentPerforms preventative equipment maintenanceDocuments and submits all necessary paperwork in an accurate and timely mannerEnsures work environment is safe for allFollows all safety policies and uses PPE properlyMaintains availability for after-hours service callsPerforms other duties as assigned


What You’ll Bring to the Team

Two (2) or more years of heavy equipment mechanic experienceDemonstrate knowledge of various systems, including but not limited to: hydraulic systems, mechanical drives, electrical systems, and diesel enginesMust be knowledgeable of DOT standards and requirementsMust have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving recordMust be able to meet all physical requirements of the positionPass all drug and alcohol screens as required by Company policy and, if applicable, required by DOT regulationsBe at least 18 years of age, or 21 if CDL is requiredLegally authorized to work in the United States

Why Townsend?

Townsend’s number one core value is Safety; we operate a strict Drug Free workplace. A condition of employment is passing a drug screening and routine background checks. Vehicle operators will be required to have and maintain safe driving records and licenses.

Our Goal is to assure that all employees work safely and return home safely to their families every day.

Competitive Benefits + Compensation

Townsend and its family of companies are committed to employees, their development and their well-being. Townsend offers full-time employees with a variety of voluntary benefit plans.

Competitive CompensationPaid Time Off to balance Work and FamilyHealth CareVision CareDental CareShort and Long Term Disability401K PlanLife Insurance

These benefits help employees and their families to maintain a high quality of life, both professionally and personally.

The Townsend Corporation and its family of companies are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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