Field Service Technician

Billings, Montana, United States
Sep 16, 2020
Oct 16, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a full line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels and a global service network, we help customers safely and sustainably optimize their operations. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.

Job Overview


  • Primary focus on a safe work environment and employing safe work practices on a consistent basis.
  • Use of considerable judgement to plan and perform unusual and difficult work where only general methods are available, and the making of broad decisions involving considerable initiative and ingenuity.
  • Responsibility to prevent damage due to mistakes or carelessness to equipment or materials.
  • Working in a diverse team environment.
  • Any other duties as appropriate and required.
  • Flexibility with travel based on needs and overall company objectives.
  • Concentrated mental and visual attention in laying out or otherwise performing complex work due to very close limits of high accuracy and quality; or in coordinating a high degree of manual dexterity with close visual attention for sustained periods.
  • Clean tools, clean equipment, paint and grease equipment as needed.
  • Prevent loss which may result from negligent inspection or testing; from spoilage or wastage of raw or in process materials.
  • Ability to safely set up equipment for repairs.
  • Ability to make field repairs to power train, hydraulic and electrical systems.
  • Must posess competent/intermediate skills with numerous welding applications and mechanical troubleshooting with diagnostic equipment.
  • Interpret blueprints; operate electrical power tools and pneumatic power tools as well as following a scope of work.
  • Considerable physical demand, continuous lifting or moving average weight to moderate weight materials and working in difficult work positions.
  • Ability to become:
    • Forklift Task Trained
    • Fire Extinguisher Task Trained
    • LOTO Task Trained
    • Fall Protection Task Trained
    • Crane Task Trained
    • Certified Rigging
    • MSHA Certified Underground

Education / Qualification

  • Equivalent of 1 to 3 years applied trades training in a particular or specialized occupation.
  • Over 1 year up to and including 3 years in similar job experience, is a plus.
  • Application of mathematics.
  • Ability to interpret and understand complicated drawings, specifications, chart and tables.
  • Ability to use various types of precision measuring instruments.
  • Current valid CDL Class A Drivers License.
  • Able to pass pre-employment drug screen and physical job requirements.
  • Consistently promotes the Joy Global Safety First attitude which includes but is not limited to:
    • Understands and complies with all established Cardinal Rules;
    • Working safely, promoting the safety of coworkers;
    • Constantly looking for ways to improve and maintain a safe working environment by completing FLRA's, Near Miss Cards, and Safety Observations.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.