Alignment Technician - 4th shift
Appleton, WI 
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Posted 17 days ago
Job Description

About Pierce, an Oshkosh company

At Pierce Manufacturing, we build trucks that protect people and communities around the world. To our team, there is no room for anything less than providing the absolute best. Since 1913, building truck bodies on Model T Ford chassis in an old converted church has evolved to creating highly customized, carefully designed and engineering pumpers, aerials, tankers and rescue units that have no equal. Today, you'll find more than 30,000 Pierce apparatuses on the road that are making a difference in people's lives, every day. To us, every step in the process of building our trucks is personal. From innovation and expertise, to the customization and service. Our trucks are designed to perform under the toughest conditions.

With a career at Pierce, you can expect:

  • Competitive Pay - pay based on experience and education, minimum starting rate $17.69 per hour
    • Merit increases at 6 months, 12 months, and then annually
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability benefits, 401k plan & company match, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, paid vacation, paid holidays
    • Effective after 30 days
  • Job Stability
  • Opportunities for Career Growth
  • Hands-On Approach
  • Customer Focus
  • Culture for Fostering Teamwork
  • Respected Leaders
  • People First Culture

Shift Overview:

  • Openings on all shifts with a majority of positions on 2nd shift
  • Shift times and overtime hours vary dependent on position, department, and location
  • 4th shift: Friday - Sunday, 12-hour days, work 36 hours get paid for 40

Summary of Job Description

The positions within the Tester are responsible for interpreting shop orders, pump specification charts, and gauges to document performance and time cards. This position will be responsible for solving problems involving a variety of concrete variables where only limited standardized situations exist utilizing principles of rational thinking and problem solving.

Essential Functions

Pumping Trucks

  • Driving around the lot able to fuel and add DEF
  • Hook up and draft water, engage a pump and discharge water out any discharge.
  • Conduct hydrostatic and hydrodynamic tests (Hydro test at 250 psi to 500 psi)
  • Operate each system on the truck including but not limited to foam system, CAFS system, flow meters, electrical valves, dump chutes

Road tester

  • Inspect truck to ensure it is safe to drive on the road and refuel
  • Complete DOT check to ensure the truck is road legal
  • Drive truck on road and highway safely
  • Use the scale to weigh a truck
  • Calibrate ABS and ESC
  • Perform walk around fire apparatus inspections
  • Prepare apparatus for testing procedures
  • Initiate test and monitor pump performance and engine conditions
  • Document test performance
  • Repair applicable documented inadequacies and provide root cause analysis

Marginal Work Functions

*These functions may be considered essential based on location, position, and other factors.

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to obtain a CDL license
  • Four or more years related experience in automotive mechanics, automotive electrical, or mechanical assembly

Preferred Qualifications to Complete Essential Functions

  • Possess a CDL

Key Abilities Needed to Complete Essential Functions

*All positions require the ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. Detailed physical job analysis available upon request.

  • Perform assigned tasks
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Recognize and safely react to abnormal operating conditions
  • Use and wear personal protective equipment as indicated by the task or environment
  • Hear safety alarms and other co-workers
  • Perform basic counting tasks
  • Read tape measure, safety manuals, work orders, and blue prints effectively
  • Follow instructions from supervisors and other co-workers
  • Understand and identify safety issues
  • Maintain balance when walking and standing on potential slippery work floor
  • Maintain balance when climbing on a portable step to retrieve parts
  • Climb into trucks with a step height up to 22"
  • Individually lift and manipulate parts/equipment weighing up to 80 pounds
  • Tolerate constant standing and walking throughout the shift
  • Use both hands for tool operation, carrying of parts, and assisting co-workers with heavy lifting of parts
  • Distinguish the difference in color of wires, harnesses, and cables
  • Operate and access heavy equipment safely and effectively
  • Remember task sequence and follow safety guidelines

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.


Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and applicants. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Any employee or applicant for employment who is qualified under the applicable regulations will be covered under our affirmative action program. Submission of this information is voluntary, will be kept confidential, and is not a requirement for employment.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
4+ years
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