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Service Technician

Company: PlanET Biogas USA Inc
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

PlanET Biogas Group is a world leader in the biogas industry with over 20 years of experience in the design, construction and servicing of anaerobic digestion technology. With more than 550 successfully installed plants worldwide, PlanET is a major player in the global biogas industry. PlanET has more than 250 employees worldwide based in Germany, Netherlands, France, the UK, USA and Canada. PlanET's portfolio covers all areas of biogas technology including Aerobic Digestors and RNG systems from initial planning, design, construction to on-site service and remote support. For the continued expansion of its North American operations, PlanET is looking for a Service Technician to join our team. Reporting to the Service Manager, the selected candidate will be expected respond to service and maintenance related calls throughout the United States. Responsibilities:

  • Responding timely to service-related calls to our existing clients with the highest focus on quality.
  • Periodic service calls to preform maintenance checks and overhauls of equipment.
  • Working on pressure piping, compressors, pumps and sensor equipment.
  • Follow-up with clients to ensure their plants are running at optimal output.
  • Logging work completed and planning preventative maintenance activities.
  • Ensure proper inventory is being stored to meet customer demands.
  • Ensures that all work performed meets required federal, state and local codes and is in accordance with plant policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a punch list of deficiencies and ensure all deficiency items are closed out in proper and timely manner.
  • Mentor fellow employees when the opportunity presents itself.
  • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications:
    • 3-5 years' experience in a service and warranty environment
    • A background in agriculture or waste water treatment would be an asset.
    • Functional knowledge of mechanical components (valves, compressors, pipe fittings, bearings, motors, gearboxes, etc.).
    • Ability to read and/or interpret mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic blueprints or schematics.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with all levels of the organization both written and verbal; includes building relationships with team lead and department Manager.
    • Experience building and maintaining a proper preventative maintenance program.
    • Strong mechanical repair/troubleshooting working skills.
    • Strong organization skills and ability to adhere to tight timelines
    • Frequent travel, could be as much as 75%
    • Results driven with strong communication and organizational skills.
    • A self-starter and an independent worker
    • Ability to speak, read, and write German would be an asset.
    • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Suite of products
    • Must have valid driver's license and have the ability to work in Canada and the United States Working Conditions:
      • This job operates both indoors and outdoors in areas that are not environmentally controlled. This job may be exposed to weather or under cover and in close physical proximity with others.
      • Exposure to hazardous conditions and equipment. Physical Requirements:
        • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines.
        • Must be able to sit and/or stand for up to 8 hours a day.
        • Spend time bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pulling, pushing, lifting, grasping, or twisting the body.
        • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Keywords: PlanET Biogas USA Inc, Buffalo , Service Technician, Professions , Buffalo, New York

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