Last Update :3/19/2013

Finch Services Seeks Mobile Service Equipment Technician

Finch Services Inc. is expanding our ever growing mobile service division and looking for high quality, high caliber people with the desire and drive to work in the Golf and Sports Turf Industry. We have proudly served the Mid-Atlantic area for over 68 years and currently operate 5 locations across the region. Finch Services is recognized in the industry as a World Class organization that offers after sales support that is second to none. Our entire company operates as a team providing our customers with a support staff that is continually trained to meet and exceed expectations. Our certified technicians are able to diagnose and repair equipment properly and efficiently; all while helping our customers improve or maintain their businesses. For additional information, please visit our website.   
Mobile Service Equipment Technician - Golf and Sports Turf

Job Purpose:
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as reel mowers, rotary mowers, utility vehicles, sprayers, and aerifcation equipment, used in Golf Course and Sports Turf industry.

Essential Duties and/or Responsibilities:
·         Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
·         Dismantle and reassemble equipment using specialty and hand tools.
·         Operate and inspect machines or equipment to diagnose defects.
·         Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications.
·         Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
·         Read and understand operating manuals, schematics, and technical drawings.
·         Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
·         Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
·         Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices.
·         Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
·         Repair, rewire, and troubleshoot electrical systems.
·         Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment, and keep equipment service records.
·         Research, order, and maintain parts inventory for services and repairs.
·         Adjust, maintain, and repair or replace subassemblies, such as transmissions and engines, using hand tools, jacks, and cranes.
·         Clean parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent.
·         Adjust and maintain industrial machinery, using control and regulating devices.
·         Assemble gear systems, and align frames and gears.
·         Fabricate needed parts or items from sheet metal.
Experience and Education:
·         3+ years of Golf or Sports Turf Industry experience.
·         Proficient knowledge of mechanical, electrical & hydraulic systems used in the repair of turf equipment.
·         High School diploma or greater
Knowledge and Skills Required:
·         Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
·         Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
·         Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
·         Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
·         Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
·         Installation - Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
·         Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
·         Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
·         Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
·         Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
·         Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
·         Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
·         Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming are a plus.
Tools/Technology Required:
·         Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
·         DOT medical card.
·         Must have own basic tools.
Tools/Technology Preferred:
·         Specialty tools and diagnostic tools are not required but preferred.
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