Machine Repairman - Basic Electrical (2nd Shift)

Date:  Nov 18, 2023

Milwaukee, WI, US, 53214

Req ID:  27282
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.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoots, maintains, repairs or rebuilds mechanical machinery and equipment as needed.
  • May perform basic electrical duties under the supervision of a licensed electrician.
  • May perform lubricator / utility duties as required.
  • Receives work assignment, obtain tools and proceed to work site.
  • Dismantles machine or equipment partially or completely and marking parts as required for facilitating reassembly.
  • Diagnoses source of trouble and remedies by repairing, replacing or adjusting mechanical or hydraulic parts as needed.
  • Cleans parts and lubricates as needed.
  • Completely overhauls machine when necessary.
  • Studies and comprehends various hydraulic/electrical/pneumatic schematics. Tracing systems for various functions to locate source of problem. Repairs Mechanical/Electrical equipment and high pressure spindle coolant systems. Checks and adjusts hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Works in conjunction with Electrician on motors, control devices and other components of similar complexity including conduit and wiring as needed.  Leveling, securing and connecting as required.  Expedites the making of repair parts, check and maintain proper lube and coolant systems.
  • Drills, reams, taps, files and scrapes parts as needed to obtain proper fit and operation.  Use arbor press and press parts together as necessary.  May improvise parts or tools.  Lays out work for welding, positioning of holes and other similar layout work. 
  • Reassembles parts, fitting, adjusting, timing, leveling and aligning for proper mechanical and hydraulic functioning. Obtains required parts from storeroom or submits requisition to foreman as required. Performs preventative maintenance duties. Times machine for sequence of operation. Periodically aligns and levels machines when needed. 
  • Repairs all types of machine tools, fabricating machines, mechanical and hydraulic presses, winding and testing machines along with other mechanical / hydraulic equipment. 
  • Rebuilds high speed spindles for gear grinders, rebuilds ball screws.  
  • Determines and maintains level of stock for commonly utilized repair parts. Checks catalog when needed and requisitions parts.   
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area including equipment, and performs all assignments in a safe manner in accordance with established procedures. 
  • May also assist with snow removal if needed.


  • Journeyman Certificate - Machine Repair and/or 5+ years of Machine Repair experience.
  • Must be able to communicate well within a team structure.
  • Available for work approximately 40 hours per week.
  • Ability to work 2nd Shift.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task and be flexible.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality-always.
  • Team oriented.
  • May be asked to work weekends. Ability to work weekends as needed.

Additional Information


  • Starting wage is $32.98 / hour.
  • Shift premium Available for off shift roles.
  • Vacation and personal time after 6 months of service.
  • Insurance after 75 days of service.

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: Milwaukee