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Mechanical Assembly Technician - $31.32/hr Shift

Date:  Jun 15, 2024

Peoria, IL, US, 61639

Req ID:  27919
Onsite or Remote: 

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

Komatsu’s Mechanical Assemblers perform a wide range of component and final assembly work in the production of Komatsu’s off-road mining trucks. Some examples of this work include building and testing brake assemblies, installation of hydraulic components, and the final assembly of chassis and power train structures.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Will perform various mechanical and electrical assembly functions including, but not limited to, assembly of hydraulic equipment, installation and adjustment of mechanical components, mechanically finalize and test equipment prior to shipment
  • Works from engineering prints, routings, and procedures with minimum supervision
  • Will be responsible for quality and safety of own work including the use of appropriate protective equipment
  • Under the direction of an Electrical Assembler, may install harness structures, cables, and power cables, but may not make final connections
  • Will disassemble and load equipment for shipments as directed
  • May perform light carpentry work such as designing, sawing, and build boxes, crates and ladders
  • Use information systems, as necessary to perform job duties
  • • Operates equipment and performs inspection including appropriate documentation
  • May work with Engineering Department on new model introduction or continuous improvement


  • Well qualified candidates will demonstrate three or more years of experience in as an automotive, diesel, or heavy equipment mechanic. Three years in similar occupations such as aviation mechanic, marine mechanic, major appliance repair, or HVAC repair involving complex assembly, troubleshooting and repair will also be considered.
  • Experience and expertise reading and utilizing blueprints to assemble and/or troubleshoot
  • Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Computer literacy and experience using computer systems to document or retrieve information
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely in an industrial environment
  • Will be required to complete a physical commensurate with DOL Medium duty work requirements which includes drug testing.

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: Peoria

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