Categories: Careers

Location: Nova Scotia

Field Service Technician

Are you a self-motivated technical professional with a strong mechanical aptitude interested in building a career with a prominent organization?

If so, Prime Material Handling Equipment Limited would love to hear from you!

We are the largest company in Atlantic Canada dedicated exclusively to material handling equipment; we have been providing our customers with high quality equipment, rentals, parts, training, and service since 1993. With branches located in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, we are looking for a Field Service Technician to join our Dartmouth Branch.

Reporting to the Service Supervisor you will be responsible for:

·         Diagnosing and repairing service equipment.

·         Maintaining mechanical and physical condition of service equipment.

·         Performing scheduled maintenance work.

·         Managing van parts inventory.

·         Maintaining customer’s equipment in a cost-effective manner.

·         Responding to customer requests for service as assigned by the Service Dispatcher.

·         Arriving at the customer’s site in an effort to determine the nature of the problem requiring repair.

·         Determining if the parts required for the repair are on hand.

·         Completing service reports and job timecards.

·          Reviewing service reports with the customer and obtaining their authorization with regards to the competition of work.

·         Checking with the Service Dispatcher before leaving the customer’s site to determine next customer scheduling.

·         Working and adhering to the Company’s occupational health and safety guidelines.

·         Completing paperwork that forms the basis for the Company’s service revenue billing system on a timely basis.

·         Attending training as directed by supervisor.

·         Other duties as assigned by the Service Supervisor and Service Dispatcher.


Skill Requirements:

·         Previous experience in an industrial environment considered a strong asset.

·         Previous electrical, diesel, hydraulic and heavy-duty equipment technical experience considered strong assets.

·         Good analytical skills to diagnose mechanical problems with minimal supervision.

·         Good interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with customers in a varying range of situation.

·         Ability to lift up to 70 lbs.

·         Ability to manage multiple jobs at one time.

·         Ability to complete paperwork for multiple jobs accurately and timely.

·         Automotive Service Technician/Red Seal Certification considered an asset.


Prime Material Handling Equipment offers a competitive salary, medical and dental plan, RSP and other benefits in a family-oriented, safe, and respectful work environment that continually encourages its greatest assets to learn and develop!


Develop your career with us by submitting your resume via email



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