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Mechanic Cedar Rapids, IA
Star Equipment, Ltd.
Cedar Rapids, IA
Serving Iowa for over 55 years with full service, rental and parts departments in each location, and a sales staff ready to help you with your needs. Four locations to serve you better - Des Moines, Ames, Cedar Rapids, and Waterloo.
Today we’ve grown to a staff of over 80 men and women working in four Iowa locations, and we’re now in our second generation of family ownership: Bruce, Brad, and Brett Bowman have taken the reins and are continuing the Star tradition of top-quality service and product expertise. There are plenty of reasons why we should be your first choice for construction equipment, here are just a few of the big ones:
We invest heavily in our employees, with ongoing training at seminars, conferences, and other programs.
When we recommend a product, we’re confident it will perform the task at hand to your expectations and beyond.
We offer equipment intended to minimize your downtime and maximize your profits.
We’re dedicated to researching new products and offering the ones that benefit your company.
We have mechanics at all four locations and a certified laser technician on staff.
We have a fleet of vehicles, dedicated to delivering equipment and materials to your jobsite on time.
We offer assistance with GPS products.
Our staff is easily accessible at all times.
We’re involved in numerous construction-industry organizations.
Are you looking for a career or a change to a positive work environment? We have great daytime hours! Are you mechanically inclined? Do you have some experience with construction equipment, automotive repair or are you familiar with various machinery? Come join the team at Star Equipment, where we have great benefits and pay! We have paid on the job training!
We are seeking a Field Service Technician with a CDL or can obtain a CDL, to work out of our Cedar Rapids location.
Star Equipment is a construction equipment dealership that sells and services over 50 brands including Husqvarna, Takeuchi, Manitou, Gehl and Multiquip. Equipment repairs vary from small Honda generators to a major repair on a skid loader or excavator. We have four locations in Iowa, Ames, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines and Waterloo, and we are family owned and operated, since 1968.
What will you do at Star Equipment?
- Travel in our company service truck in Eastern Iowa, to job sites to work on construction equipment.
- Ensure all safety procedures are followed and that fellow employees do the same.
- Troubleshoot problems on equipment using test equipment, tools, service manuals and service bulletins.
- Utilize all departmental reference materials, service and parts manuals needed to complete the job.
- Continually study and upgrade proficiency in construction equipment trouble shooting and repair.
- Keep paperwork up to date at all times, personal and company. (CDL, Physical, Log Books, Time cards)
- Think your job through and do it the best and most efficient way possible.
- Learn and operate construction equipment for diagnostics and repair.
Star Equipment is a drug-free workplace; pre-employment physical and drug screen required (paid by Star Equipment). EOE
Benefits include health, life, vision, dental and long term disability insurance, vacation and sick pay, 6 paid holidays, and uniforms.
Mechanical experience, preferably on construction or ag equipment
What are we looking for?
- Construction equipment mechanic experience preferred.
- Mechanical knowledge and understanding required.
- Complete assigned tasks timely and effectively.
- Ability to read and use reference materials, both on paper and on computer.
- Ability to think on your feet while working out in the field.
- Ability to work daytime hours 7am to 5pm.
- Ability to work as part of a team and individually.
- Own enough hand tools to facilitate completion of job tasks.