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Ungerground Field Service Technician

Date:  May 12, 2022

Elko, NV, US, 89801

Req ID:  22233
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

Reports to:           Field Service Supervisor 

Shift:                     Various shifts, must be willing to be flexible, as shifts are changed to meet customer and business needs

Location:             Elko, NV

Sign on Bonus:   Up to $5,000.00

Referral Bonus:  $500.00 (This position is eligible for an employee referral bonus, if you're being referred by an employee, remember to add their name to your job application)

Primary focus on a safe work environment and employing safe work practices on a consistent basis.

Use of considerable judgement to plan and perform unusual and difficult work where only general methods are available, and the making of broad decisions involving considerable initiative and ingenuity.

Responsibility to prevent damaged due to mistakes or carelessness to equipment or materials.

Working in a diverse team environment.

Any other duties as appropriate and required.

Flexibility with travel based on needs and overall company objectives.

Key Job Responsibilities

Clean tools, clean equipment, paint and grease equipment as needed.

  • Interpret blueprints; operate electrical power tools and pneumatic power tools as well as following a scope of work.
  • Ability to set cribbing, hydraulic jacks and safety jack stands to lift electric shovels.
  • Must possess advanced skill level with numerous welding applications and mechanical troubleshooting with diagnostic equipment.
  • Ability to field machine with bore welding and bar set-up and cutting.
  • Knowledge on how to align couples on motors, transfer cases and gearboxes.
    Current MSHA, valid driver license and able to pass pre-employment drug screen and physical job requirements.  Constantly looking for ways to improve and maintain a safe working environment by completing FLRA’s, Near Miss Cards and Safety Observations.
    • Welding repairs on large mining equipment.
    • Mechanical repairs on electric rope shovels, P&H.
    • Major overhauls on large mining equipment.
    • Conduct machine inspections & provide feedback to customers
    • Understand customer needs to make timely repairs


Use of advanced trade mathematics

Ability to interpret and understand complicated drawings, specifications, charts and tables

Ability to use all varieties of precision measuring instruments. 

Equivalent to complete accredited apprenticeship in a recognized trade, craft or occupation; or equivalent to a 1 year technical college education, is a plus.

Over 3 years up to and including 5 years in similar job experience.

Flexible work schedule.

  • Strong work ethic.
  • Welding certifications a plus.
  • Background in large mining equipment maintenance.
  • Willing to work rotating shifts.
  • CDL preferred.

Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Elko

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