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Field Service Technician (Shovels)

Date:  Mar 30, 2024

Gillette, WY, US, 82718

Req ID:  29253
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

The Field Service Technician will perform welding and mechanic work on equipment under the supervision of a Leadperson or Supervisor in a shop or field environment.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • 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 damage 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.
  • Concentrated mental and visual attention in laying out or otherwise performing complex work due to very close limits of high accuracy and quality; or in coordinating a high degree of manual dexterity with close visual attention for sustained periods.
  • Clean tools, clean equipment, paint and grease equipment as needed.
  • Prevent loss which may result from negligent inspection or testing; from spoilage or wastage of raw or in process materials.
  • Ability to safely set up equipment for repairs.
  • 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.
  • Considerable physical demand, continuous lifting or moving average weight to moderate weight materials and working in difficult work positions.
  • Ability to become:
    • Forklift Task Trained
    • Fire Extinguisher Task Trained
    • LOTO Task Trained
    • Fall Protection Task Trained
    • Crane Task Trained
    • Certified Rigging


  • Current MSHA, valid driver license and able to pass pre-employment drug screen and physical job requirements.
  • 3 years to 5 years similar job experience is preferred.
  • 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.
  • Consistently promotes Komatsu's safety culture 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. 

Additional Information

  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Paid travel
  • Paid holidays
  • Vacation time
  • Sick time

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: Wyoming

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