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Service Technician (Field)

Date:  Jan 25, 2023

Elko, NV, US, 89801

Req ID:  25026
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 TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

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)

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, Nevada

Referral bonus: 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.

Perform a variety of welding and cutting applications (including air arcing).

Lay out and perform complex repairs with a high level of accuracy and quality.

Assess equipment repair needs and developing repair processes.

Troubleshoot, maintain and perform minor repairs to most assigned tooling; wire feeders and welding machines.

Work in a diverse team environment.

Work efficiently and productively at all times to maintain a billable rate according to department and company objectives.

Minimize loss/spoilage of raw or in process materials.

Key Job Responsibilities

Understand Weld Symbols

Moderate physical demand, continuous lifting or moving light weight to moderate weight materials and working in difficult work positions.

Consistently promotes the Komatsu Safety First attitude which includes but is not limited to:

Understands and complies with all established Cardinal Rules

Working safely, promoting the safety of coworkers

Constantly looking for ways to improve and maintain a safe working environment by completing FLRA’s, Near Miss Cards and Safety Observations.


Flexible work schedule.

Experience with a variety of SMAW and FCAW welding electrodes.

Experience with carbon arc gouging.

Must be able to pass a weld certification according to Komatsu Quality standards.

Ability to apply advanced trades mathematics (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, and fractions).  Simple use of formulas, charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules, wiring diagrams.

Ability to interpret complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables, and handbook formulas.

Ability to analyze and update reports, forms, records, and comparable methods of data collection/communication tools.

5+ years of experience with numerous welding and cutting applications including carbon arc gouging and SMAW and FCAW welding electrodes.

Additional Information

  • Company Vehicle (valid driver license and motor vehicle check required)
  • Sign on Bonus up to $5,000.00 (depending on experience)
  • Paid travel time
  • Night Shift Differential
  • Vacation
  • Sick Time
  • Holiday
  • Floating Holiday
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and 401k

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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