Main Duties & Responsibilities:
Primary Job Role

Conducts all assigned work in a safe manner, adhering to all applicable safety, environmental and contamination control policies, procedures and regulations. Wears proper personal protective equipment.

Attends and successfully completes required technician training classes. Maintains high awareness of applicable technical changes in the industry.

Maintains a minimum set of tools required for job performance to disassemble and assemble machine components to manufacturer’s specifications.

Capable of interpreting structural drawings and demonstrate the ability to perform layout and assembly functions from these drawings with minimum supervision. Prepares parts or materials to be welded and performs the appropriate welding for the needed repair as per experience or specified procedure.

Works in a neat and orderly fashion, constantly looking for ways of improving the methods of work, work area, and safety standards. Assists with maintaining proper facility appearance and shop conditions by following proper contamination control guidelines, including housekeeping, and performing other general maintenance duties.

Completes required documentation utilizing appropriate software to document repairs performed on equipment, and accounting for repair times.

Monitors job expenses versus repair estimates and ensures that the supervisor is aware of any cost overrun, prior to the job being completed.

Approaches work in a positive manner and maintains conduct that is supportive of the work Team. Contributes to Team efforts by accomplishing tasks on time while maintaining safety and quality expectations. Trains and/or mentors others in department.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Competencies

Safety: fully supports, encourages and follows safe work behavior, and considers safety of paramount importance in the workplace.

Job Specific Skills: Demonstrates the required depth and mastery of knowledge and skill associated with the job as identified in the Learning Management System (LMS) and other applicable sources. Demonstrates the effective application of the job specific knowledge, skills and ability required to resolve job related challenges in the workplace. Refer to job specific training requirements for the job identified in the LMS.

Communication: Uses active listening skills, conveying information with the appropriate medium that is clear and easily understood. Uses feedback to verify effective and accurate communication has occurred. Ensures that others having a need to know are kept informed about developments, progress, problems and plans through consistent, effective communication. Avoids surprises.

Information Gathering: Checks all appropriate sources in identifying the information needed for analysis and decision making. Uses skillful methods in obtaining high quality relevant information. Checks work to ensure accuracy and completeness. Compares observations or finished work to what is expected to find inconsistencies. Clearly documents sources, and organizes the information according to the research needs.

Innovative: Sees old problems as opportunities for creative problem solving while staying within the parameters of good practice. Develops and fosters better, faster, or less expensive ways to do things. Thinks in terms of desired outcomes, not just reactive, quick solutions. Energized by any challenge that stands in the way. Remains agile and adapts in a high degree of ambiguity.

Results Oriented: Has a strong sense of urgency and commitment to achieve desired results in the face of obstacles and frustrations. Remains focused, does not get bogged down in unnecessary detail. Identifies and utilizes the most efficient methods to successfully achieve tasks on time despite unforeseen events. Driven, maintains a sense of urgency and adjusts schedules as needed to achieve without sacrificing quality of work.

Confidence and Drive: Confident in one’s own ideas and capability to be successful; willingness to take an independent position in the face of opposition. Approaches challenging tasks with a “can-do” attitude. Driven to see projects and tasks through to successful completion, is not swayed by resistance and focuses on achievement of the initiative.

Adaptability: Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities. Adapts approach, goals, and methods to achieve solutions and results in dynamic situations. Recovers quickly from setbacks, and finds alternative ways to reach goals or targets. Open to different and new ways of doing things; willing to modify one’s preferred way of doing things.

Credibility: Demonstrated concern to be responsible, reliable, and trustworthy. Maintains commitments. Respects the confidentiality of information or concerns shared by others. Is honest and forthright with people. Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Punctual, follows instructions, policies, and procedures.

Personal Development: Takes responsibility for personal learning and development by acquiring and refining technical and professional skills needed in job related areas. Obtains developmental opportunities proactively. Actively seeks and embraces growth opportunities.

Company Overview:
In 1962, Ring Power Corporation became a full-line Caterpillar dealer in North Florida, and later expanded its authorized territory to include Central Florida.

Today, Ring Power Corporate headquarters in St. Augustine oversees the operations of 18 branch locations throughout the state of Florida, including large regional facilities in Tampa and Orlando and crane and forklift sales and service facilities in Pompano and Miami. Ring Power also has eight facilities outside of Florida – Rhode Island, New Jersey, the Carolinas, Georgia, Texas and California – to serve the needs of other specialized industries and customers.

Ring Power Corporation has become one of the largest Caterpillar dealers in the Southeastern United States through dedication to the mission of customer service. In order to preserve the “Customers First” reputation that Ring Power was built on, we continually train our employees and work closely with our customers to assure complete satisfaction, especially after the sale.

Currently, more than 2,000 employees at 26 locations throughout Florida and the United States work hard to provide the highest quality construction equipment, backed by responsive, professional service and support at every level.

Education and Experience

Formal Education High School diploma or GED

Experience 3-4 years

Required / Credentials

Able to easily and effectively comprehend written material and communicate orally and in writing with employees and customers.

Completed required training curriculum to be designated a Service Welder II.

Able to easily and effectively comprehend written material and communicate orally and in writing with employees and customers.

3g and 4G SMAW, FCAW, GMAW certifications.

Must possess thorough knowledge of safety requirements and procedures related to oxygen/acetylene welding, cutting, and heating.

Must possess thorough knowledge of safety requirements and procedures related to carbon air arc metal removal.

2-5 years welding and fabricating required.

Not Required but Highly Desired Criteria

Proficient in the use of a computer, Microsoft Office products and relevant Dealer software programs.

Updating of Knowledge

Job requirements frequently change requiring re-training once or more per year.

Responsibility for Change, Innovation, Overall Improvement, and/or Effectiveness

Problem Solving Job requires complex problem solving ability with little guidance. Independent research and analysis are sometimes required to develop solutions.

Creativity Job requires creativity as part of carrying out daily activities. New approaches are encouraged.

Autonomy Job is not normally monitored, but overall objectives are clearly defined. Use of discretion in how the work is done, setting priorities and decision making is encouraged. More emphasis is placed on achieving the desired outcome, not on controlling the process.

Working Environment

Stress Load Occasional exposure to these stresses (less than 20% of the time).

Workload Fluctuation Job frequently involves changes in priorities, complexity and/or quantity of work.

Work Schedule Work is typically performed during regular business hours with occasional requirements to work nights, holidays and weekends.

Organizational Impact

A person’s performance in this job has considerable immediate impact on expense, efficiencies or achievement of overall department objectives.

Supervisory Responsibility

Job has no subordinates / no supervisory responsibility (may work independently or as a member of a team)

Physical Demands

  • “NA”: Not Applicable
  • “O”: Occasionally – (up to 3 hours/day)
  • “F”: Frequently – (3-6 hours/day)
  • “C”: Constantly – (6-8 hours/day)

F: Climbing

O: Balancing

O: Stooping

F: Kneeling

F: Crouching

F: Crawling

F: Reaching

C: Standing

F: Sitting

F: Walking

O: Feeling

F: Fingering

F: Grasping

F: Repetitive Motion

C: Talking

C: Hearing

F: Pushing – Up to 25 lbs.

F: Pulling – Up to 25 lbs.

F: Lifting – Up to 25 lbs.

O: Pushing – 26-50 lbs

O: Pulling – 26-50 lbs.

O: Lifting – 26-50 lbs.

O: Pushing – Over 50 lbs.

O: Pulling – Over 50 lbs.

O: Lifting – Over 50 lbs.

Environmental Conditions

  • “NA”: Not Applicable
  • “O”: Occasionally – (up to 3 hours/day)
  • “F”: Frequently – (3-6 hours/day)
  • “C”: Constantly – (6-8 hours/day)

C: Inside conditions: Protection from weather but not necessarily from temperature change.

O: Outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather.

O: Extreme cold: Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

F: Extreme heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

F: Noise: sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout to be heard above the ambient noise level

F: Vibration: Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities of whole body.

F: Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions (i.e. proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working in high places, exposure to heat and/or chemicals.

F: Atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: Fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

F: Oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.

O: Air particulates / contaminants: the worker is required to wear respirator.