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Scale Technician

Company: Total Scale Service, Inc.
Location: Boise
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

This position will operate out of Boise, ID, .As Service Technician, you will be responsible for traveling to customer sites for conducting installations of new or replacement scales weighing equipment such as truck or rail scales, floor scales, or industrial scales, performing preventative maintenance, inspecting, diagnosing, and repairing our weighing instruments of all capacities and applications to ensure they are calibrated and operating correctly and give accurate readings.

Essential Job Duties:
Provide installation, maintenance, and field service repair and inspection services on weighing equipment using testing devices, gauges, and other tools and equipment.
Check work orders and related manuals, blueprints, and schematic diagrams to determine tools, equipment, and parts needed for installation of repair assignment.
Discuss the assignment with the customer and inspect installation site to verify that electrical supply wires, conduit, switches, and circuit breakers are installed according to specifications.
Complete job hazard analysis ensuring safety protocols and PPE are in place before starting any task.
Test electrical components and replace faulty components.
Conduct routine preventative maintenance according to established guidelines and schedules, verifying dimensions and tolerances using measuring instruments.
Train customer's staff in operation of equipment.
Properly maintain all equipment, tools, and facilities for safe operation.
Set up, operate, and troubleshoot a variety of machines and/or equipment on the customer site in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.
Accurate and timely completion of all reporting. This includes but is not limited to customer tasks, test reports, time reporting, safety records, inventory, driving or activity logs, etc.
Plan routes and schedule service to meet customer appointments in a timely manner.
Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking, and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures.
Advise management regarding customer satisfaction, product performance, or suggestions for product/service improvements.
Timely completion of training programs as assigned.
Maintain parts inventory and order parts as necessary.
Follow all Federal, State, local, regulations, and Company Safety policies.

Work Environment --
Work is performed in a variety of environmental conditions, both indoors and outdoors with exposure to wide temperature variations, noise, odors, and dust. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment as required for each site or job task.

Required Qualifications -- Required qualifications to effectively perform the job.
This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a Class B CDL .

Physical Abilities -- Activities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Ability to drive long hours and travel out of town on a quarterly basis
Must be able to repetitively lift/maneuver 50 lb. weights very frequently throughout the day.
Work is performed in a variety of environmental conditions, both indoors and outdoors with exposure to wide temperature variations, noise, odors, and dust.
Must be physically able to enter/exit manholes and work inside confined spaces
Required to use close vision and be able to focus.
Must have the stamina to work long hours and overtime, which may include weekends, holidays, nights, and/or varying shifts.
Regularly required to talk and hear; frequently required to sit, stand and bend at the knee and waist, and walk.
Must be able to have repetitive wrist, hand, and/or finger movement to use hand tools.
Must have finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
Must have the ability to see details at close range, at a distance, under low light conditions, and objects to one's side.
Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.

For over 40 years Total Scale Service, Inc has serviced the Boise Valley and Magic Valley Areas in Idaho. We also have a location in Washington. We have built our reputation on service and have aligned ourselves with some of the best scale manufacturers in the world

Simple IRA with Company Matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Paid Vacations
Vision insurance

8-hour shift
Weekend availability

Application Question(s):
Are you willing and able to get your CDL B License in the first 6 months of employment?
Can you work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions?
What is your expected hourly wage?
Can you lift and carry up to 50lbs repeatedly?
Are you willing to work over 40 hours a week if business needs arise?

Keywords: Total Scale Service, Inc., Boise , Scale Technician, Professions , Boise, Idaho

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