Wagner Equipment Co. Apprentice Diesel Mechanic Program - Yuma in Yuma, Colorado

Wagner Equipment Co., the Caterpillar dealer for Colorado, New Mexico andfar west Texas, is seeking applications for candidates interested in ourApprentice Diesel Technician program.Please go to the link below for some initial info about our program:https://www.wagnerequipment.com/parts-service/wagner-training-institute/technician-apprentice-program/Under guidance of a Mentor or Supervisor, the Apprentice Technician isresponsible for the diagnosis, repair, reconditioning, overhaul andmaintenance of customer and company heavy equipment and/or components.Depending on location and assignment, this position will be responsible forsome or all of the functions and duties listed below.Possible Locations include: Aurora, CO; Grand Junction, CO;Pueblo, CO; Windsor, CO; Hayden, CO; Burlington, CO; & Yuma, CODisclaimer: The apprenticeship program is a yearly program with annualtesting and interviews every March, April, and May. We do acceptapplications year round, but the program officially starts every July.DUTIESAdministrative:Prepares accurate and complete service reports and turns them in on timePrepares inspection and appraisal reportsCorrectly charges work to appropriate work order segmentsSuccessfully completes all classes at the Community College in the state theApprentice is sponsored inInterpersonal:Communicates effectively with Apprentice Coordinator, Technician DevelopmentSupervisor, Service Writer, Shop Coordinators and Shop Managers to ensureproblems, nature of repair, and status of repairs are understood andfollowed uCommunicates effectively with College Instructor, Apprentice Coordinator,Technician Development Supervisor to ensure successful completion of therequired college courseworkWorks in a cooperative manner with other team members to accomplish the goalsof the shop, classroom, and companyTechnical: Cleans, repairs, reconditions, and maintains equipment andcomponentsPrepares, inspects, and operates machines prior to deliveryRemoves, disassembles, assembles, and installs components and partsDetermines reusability of parts in accordance with published Caterpillarreusability guidelinesOrders replacement parts ensuring that parts orders are correct and completeat the time of orderServices and maintains equipment sold and/or owned by the companyTests measures, and adjusts engine and machine systems and componentsDiagnoses and troubleshoots machine and engine malfunctions and failuresAnalyzes customer repair and maintenance requirementsKeeps up to date with developments in tooling, technologies and systemsUses safe working practices and follow all company safety requirementsMaintains a clean and organized work areaMakes recommendations as to repairs meeting warranty criteriaMakes parts replacement decisions assuring optimum economic reusabilityQUALIFICATIONSMinimum Education Required: High School Diploma or GEDMinimum Experience Required: Can show an interest in working on cars,trucks, motorcycles, etc. An automotive or diesel course in High School,and/or a job as an entry level Technician preferred.Experience Defined:Administrative / Clerical Experience - BasicCustomer Service Experience - BasicTechnical or Mechanical - BasicRequired Skills and CompetenciesOrganizational SkillsCommunication Skills