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Sanders Brothers Construction Field Service Technician in Charleston, South Carolina

Field Service Technician - FT0419

Sanders Brother Construction is currently seeking a self-starter Field Technician to assist in the maintenance of Sanders Brothers’ vehicle fleet. The Mechanic will be a major contributor to Sanders Brother’s 50+ years of success in the construction industry.

This position will provide on-site repair services for vehicle fleet used to support construction related projects in accordance with Department of Transportation and company safety guidelines. The Heavy Equipment Technician must demonstrate continuous efforts to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.

Responsibilities include:

  • Diagnosing, repairing, adjusting or overhauling mobile mechanical and pneumatic equipment including but not limited to excavators, crawler dozers, front end loaders, skid steers, backhoes, brooms, rollers, graders, pumps, and water trucks.

  • Produce timely and detailed service reports

  • Document processes

  • Follow all company’s filed procedures and protocols

  • Consult equipment operating manuals, blueprints, and drawings

  • Perform scheduled maintenance, such as cleaning and lubricating parts

  • Continuously learns new technical information and techniques in formal training sessions in order to stay abreast with rapidly changing automotive technology.

  • Maintains an organized neat and safe vehicle repair bay.

  • Weekly travel required

  • Welding or soldering broken parts by using gas or electric welders

  • 50% of time will be spent in the field on site, other 50% of time spent in the shop.

  • Test parts and systems to ensure that they are working properly

  • Follow checklists to ensure that all critical parts are examined

  • Perform basic care and maintenance, including changing oil, giving tune-ups, checking fluid levels, and rotating tires

  • Ability to test run machines

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • 5 years of mechanical knowledge relating to electrical systems, welding and fabricating experience, and equipment repair, hydraulic system, safety and repair, diesel engine experience.

  • Must have own tools.

  • Dedicated to their work with a positive attitude

  • Pre-employment drug test/ background check will help assure we build teams of people who can best work with others and serve customer needs.

  • Three (3) year Motor Vehicle Record Required.

    Preferred Skills

  • Vehicle electrical and air conditioning system diagnostic and repair.

  • Commercial Driver’s License Class A or B

  • Experience diagnosing and repairing heavy equipment

  • Valid Driver’s License and provide 3-year motor vehicle record which meets the minimum operating standards in accordance with SBCC vehicle operation policy.

  • Welding experience

  • Undercarriage component knowledge

  • Extensive knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical repair, and safety procedures

  • In-depth knowledge of methods of operation and maintaining different types of heavy construction equipment

  • Skilled in operating and inspecting heavy equipment or machines to diagnose malfunction or defects

  • Possess ability to modify, repair and overhaul constituents of equipment

  • Skilled in maintaining records in terms of schedule as well as preventative maintenance carried on heavy equipment

  • Possess strong computer and electronic knowledge

  • Commercial truck repair experience


Medical, Dental, Vision, Profit Sharing, 401K, Vacation and Holiday

About Us:

Sanders Brothers Construction is a fully bonded, license and insured general contractor of street & road construction, and asphalt manufacturing. Founded in the early 60’s, we continue to pride our company on the principles that laid the initial foundation for success: hard work, customer satisfaction and quality products and service.

Sanders Brothers Construction, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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