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Wet Brake Technician - 1st & 2nd Shift in Casper, WY at Koch Enterprises, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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    Casper, WY
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Job Description

Brake Supply Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and as such will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetics, physical or mental disability, or other protected characteristic.

Brake Supply Company,the world's leader in re-manufactured parts and components, is now hiring!

Since 1947 Brake Supply has served the mining, marine, industrial and heavy equipment industry. Our 8 locations are dedicated to providing outstanding quality and customer service. Brake Supply is more than just brakes! We re-manufacture transmissions, torque converters, differentials, drivelines, final drives, wet brakes, hydraulic cylinders, pumps, motors, valves and much more.

Our Casper, WY location has immediate openings for WET BRAKE TECHNICIAN.  Additionally, we are seeking full time  Machinists, Fluid Power Technician, Cylinder Mechanic, and Parts Prep.

The purpose of this position is to teardown, clean, inspect, and rebuild heavy equipment wet brake components as defined in work order and ISO process instructions.  Team members work as a team by specializing in a specific area or areas as assigned by their team leader.
* Maintain safe, secure, and healthy machinist
environment by adhering to organization standards and policies, and to legal regulations; alerting others regarding potential concerns
* Ensure precision equipment is maintained by following scheduled maintenance plan, keeping tools clean, calibrated and placed in a secure location
* Inspect unit parts by visually examining parts for scratches, deformities and using precision measuring equipment to check tolerance according to the original equipment
* Move parts by operating overhead cranes,scissor lifts, carts, and dollies
* Determine assemble/disassemble process by reading and understanding instructions in the Parts Manual and following drawing and schematics
* Perform assembly/disassembly tasks by using tools, gas torch, welders, hydraulic rams, presses, electric and pneumatic Rad wrenches, ½ to 1 inch drive pneumatic impact wrenches and various high speed air tools
* Prepare part for wash by matching brass plate to work order, disassembling final drive, placing parts into basket and conferring with form truck driver to deliver unit to wash area
* Clean parts by placing part into safely clean
tank using solvent brush to remove excess dirt/grim and blowing of excess moisture/dirt
* Ensure mating parts are compatible by checking tolerances for proper fit
* Inspect parts received from wash area by examining bearing bores, wheels, gears, shaft bores, carries, dimensions, and on the seal services
* Properly complete the appropriate inspection
* Document parts that are needed using the part number
* Able to identify part by product number used by Brake Supply and compare to corresponding work order
* Prepare part for outside vendor or in house machine shop by tagging, completing the appropriate RV forms of the machine shop work order and contacting fork truck driver to transport to staging area for pick up
* Determine assemble/disassemble process by reading and understanding instructions in the Parts Manual and following drawing and schematics
* Visually inspect all used and new parts during assembly to ensure a quality rebuild
* Finalize wet brake final drive process by forwarding to Test Room
* Perform more duties as assigned
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Have excellent organization skills
* Handle rush orders as the need arises and have flexibility to change routines
* Demonstrate accuracy in working with detail
* Interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
* Effectively share information in one-on-one and small group situations
* Apply common sense understanding to carry out oral and written instructions
* Have ability to deal with problems in standardized situations
* Have ability to multitask
* Begin and complete a project with moderate supervision

A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.   At least one-year mechanical work experience or equivalent education is preferred. 
All team members are required to work in an alert and conscientious manner, following all safety rules and procedures and remaining in the proper physical condition to perform their work assignments.  Working in a safe and healthful manner and observing safety rules and procedures are conditions of employment for every team member.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Have the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, talk and/or hear.  The Team Member is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The Team Member must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; however, the use of lifting equipment is recommended.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Brake Supply requires that you wear metatarsal steel-toed safety shoes and safety eye protection for this job.  You are responsible for acquiring metatarsal steel-toed safety shoes that meet ANSI standards.  Brake Supply will provide safety eye protection that meets ANSI standards appropriate for the position.  If you wear prescription glasses, and do not wish to wear over the glass glasses, it is your responsibility to acquire safety frames and lenses that meet ANSI standards.

We consider a good attitude towards the customer, our company, and fellow workers as a prime requisite for employment.  We expect you to communicate regarding any problems that may arise.  We consider a lack of good attitude to be reason enough for dismissal.

We are a no job description company.  Although you will have primary responsibilities as detailed above, everyone is expected to do what is necessary to complete ANY given assignment in order to service our customers.

The first 90 days of your employment are PROBATIONARY.  If you are unable to satisfactorily perform the job for which you are hired, you may be discharged at any time during the initial 90-day period. 

Management has the right to revise this description at any time.  The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason as outlined in the team member handbook or other written agreement.

EEO m/f/d/v Other details
  • Job Family MECH
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School


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