Technician - University Park, IL

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS may include but not limited to: 
  • Repair and build Holland flash-butt welding equipment and rail pullers 
  • Inspection of welding equipment components during disassembling and assembling
  • Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, hydraulic welding systems
  • Using a variety of hand and power tools and testing equipment to service Holland welding equipment
  • Follow program directives to perform mechanical testing on various components of the welder head and puller
  • Operate Holland automatic flash-butt welding equipment during Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT)
  • Repair and restore worn or damaged components to standard service conditions
  • Build and test hydraulic manifolds
  • Setup and confirm function of welding equipment after build and/or repair
  • MIG and stick welding during fabrication of welding quadrant 
  • Supply on time and quality products to all Holland customers
  • Ensure welding equipment produces welds meeting AREMA specifications
  • Work with suppliers and other divisions to ensure correct functions of Holland welding equipment
  • Assist with training new employees on divisional repair and assembly practices
  • Participate in technical training programs as requested 
  • Maintain safety discipline practices and enforcement of main shop safety rules
  • Maintain clean and organized work areas
  • Maintain Shop paper work and work instruction accuracy 
  • Assist WTG engineering department with E.C.R.’S, N.C.R.’S, O.F.I’S, I.F.S. Procedures and work instructions etc. as required
  • Travel as required
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Standing, walking, stooping, crouching, reaching, kneeling and bending, for extended periods required to perform basic functions along with some sitting
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds is regularly required
  • Vision must be sufficient for reading electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical prints and schematics
  • Ability to climb a steep ladder frequently
  • Ability to move up and down from trucks
  • Exposure on a regular basis to mostly indoor and sometimes outdoor weather conditions
  • Could be working at off sight locations either inside or outside
  • Shop environment, dry conditions, heated shop, non-air conditioned
  • All safety related gear and PPE provided
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with the follow: Electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical knowledge
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience welding experience with using mig, tig, and stick 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience metal cutting skills using gas oxygen torch and plasma cutting to repair of basic steel structures
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working on or performing maintenance and or repairs on various heavy industrial hydraulic and mechanical operated equipment
  • Read tape measure, mic’s and calipers
  • Ability to read electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical prints and schematics
  • Working knowledge of the proper use of electrical diagnostic instruments and measurements tools
  • Ability to use and get certified on forklifts
  • Ability to use manlifts, scissor lifts
  • Experience using basic hand tools, fasteners and power tools (drills, grinders, etc.)
  • Develop clear understanding of Holland quality expectations or requirements
  • Ability to understand bills of material and non-conformance procedures
  • Able to work effectively as a team member
  • Good safety awareness and behavior
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Takes ownership in solving problems
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated; motivated by improvement and performance

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