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Service & Repair Technician

Company: ARC3 GASES Inc
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionArc3 Gases, Inc. ("Arc3") is a growing, multi-generation family-owned and operated manufacturer and distributor of industrial, medical, food and beverage, and specialty gases and welding supplies, with over 55 locations in Virginia, Georgia, the Carolinas, and Maryland. We have a broad retail and distribution network that enables us to provide outstanding service to customers of all types and sizes, and we serve many industries ranging from fabrication and manufacturing to research, health care, and food and beverage. Arc3's CO2 division supplies CO2 and nitrogen gases and generation systems to customers from Delaware to Florida.Arc3 succeeds by building lasting relationships with our employees, our customers, and our business partners. We treat people the right way, we're reliable, and we engender trust using our technical expertise to help our customers build and improve their businesses. We attract, develop, and retain employees who deliver this value consistently over time by offering them competitive pay and benefits and a long-term career path, and by heavily investing in their safety, health, and overall well-being.JOB SUMMARYThe Welder Repair & Service Technician's primary function is to provide technical service, support and expertise for welding and metalworking equipment for existing and potential Arc3 customers and Arc3's salesforce. REPORTS TO Lynchburg Service ManagerRESPONSIBILITIES

  • Possess a comprehensive knowledge of the welding and metalworking equipment Arc3 sells, how the equipment functions, how to troubleshoot and effectively repair it, and how Arc3's customers use the equipment so you can optimize that usage and earn "trusted expert" status.
  • Utilize strong product knowledge, technical, sales, and self-management skills to deliver exceptional value and a superior customer experience.
  • Help Arc3's customers generally improve their business operations by ensuring that their equipment is performing at optimal levels.
  • Continuously diagnose customer needs and expectations (i.e., product orders, potential sales, service issues, technical support needs) and share that vital information with appropriate Arc3 personnel.
  • Act with integrity and a sense of urgency, being reliable and persistent, and building long-term customer relationships.
  • Step in and perform any job to ensure uninterrupted, exceptional customer service, including assisting customers in the branch, as needed.
  • Always maintain a professional demeanor and appearance.
  • Maximize product knowledge and remain aware of industry trends.
  • Optimize repair and maintenance skills through continuous training as determined by you and your supervisor, including training at equipment manufacturer sites.
  • Maintain CST (Certified Service Technician) status through ongoing training with the major brands Arc3 represents after one year hands on training and supervision from current Arc3 staff.
  • Travel to designated branches weekly and make customer service calls as scheduled.
  • Be proficient at working with various tools and instruments including laptop interfaces, smart phone interfaces, voltage/multimeters, etc.
  • Always strictly follow Arc3's and its customers' safety policies and procedures, including OSHA's Lockout/Tagout procedures, and never risk your own or others' safety.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and/or service Arc3-owned welding equipment, ironworkers, saws, cutting machines, etc.
  • Assist branches in assembling, installing, and delivering welding and metalworking equipment as needed.
  • Maintain and clean your service shop regularly.
  • Participate in inventory counts as needed.
  • On occasion, serve as back-up driver for inter-store needs.
  • Perform basic vehicle maintenance for Arc3 fleet.
  • Maintain all company required paperwork. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Technical education preferred. Examples include welding engineering technician degrees, or other related engineering degrees, electronics or electrical degrees.
    • Certified Service Technician certified preferred.
    • Minimum 2 years of mechanical, electrical, or electronics experience required.
    • Reading and understanding wiring diagrams and electrical schematics preferred.
    • Experience repairing pneumatic or hydraulic equipment preferred.
    • Experience interacting directly with customers required.
    • Good communication skills for planning and coordinating repair projects.
    • Good driving record required.
    • Current Class A CDL with Hazmat endorsement, or ability to obtain one required.WORKING CONDITIONS
      • Frequent sitting, using arms and hands, seeing, hearing, reading, walking, driving.
      • Frequent lifting and moving.
      • Occasional handling of heavy materials (cylinders, boxes, etc.) up to 150 pounds, with or without accommodation.
      • Service shop, retail store, and gas distribution plant environments.
      • Daily driving to and from branch locations.
      • Must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace.Benefits
        • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
        • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
        • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Health Savings Accounts with Annual Company Contribution
        • Company Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
        • Company Paid Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
        • Voluntary Life, Critical Illness, and Accident Insurance
        • New Employee Referral Bonus Program
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • Paid Time Off
        • Paid Holidays
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Wellness Program with Health Insurance Premium Discounts
        • Company Paid Uniforms
        • Personal Protective Equipment ReimbursementsEqual Opportunity Employer. Disabled/Protected Veterans.

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Keywords: ARC3 GASES Inc, Lynchburg , Service & Repair Technician, Engineering , Lynchburg, Virginia

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