Apprentice Technician Co-Op

Position: Apprentice Technician Co-Op

This is a part-time position for individuals pursuing a degree in an approved post-secondary Diesel Technology program.


Co- Op Qualifications:

  • Must be a high school graduate (2.5 or higher GPA)
  • Must be available for standardized pre-enrollment testing at local community college and at Whayne Supply Company or Walker Machinery Company
  • Must be able to pass drug screen, and background check.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English
  • Ability to operate a P.C. (Windows, Excel, Word)
  • Must maintain high integrity and accountability standards

Co-Op Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Performs various mechanical functions, under supervision, to make repairs or rebuild components using appropriate tooling.
  • Operates construction machinery to move same in and out of shop service bays and test for performance.
  • Operates material handling equipment as required.
  • Reads and comprehends technical data/service manuals and writes legibly.
  • Learn to use all test equipment and procedures to correctly and safely make repairs.
  • Keep work area clean and orderly while following all work safety rules and procedures.
  • Project a positive company image by interacting with fellow employees, customers, and management in a cooperative, supportive and courteous manner; display an attitude of professionalism; comply with company dress code.
  • Ensure accuracy of work orders by charging parts and labor to proper work order segment.
    Accumulates contaminated dirt and filters in drums.  
  • Complete stock transfer and transport full drums by fork-lift to Hazardous Waste Storage area.
  • Works with hazardous waste and receives Hazardous Waste Training every year.
  • Recommend to manager ideas to improve the departments operating procedures or business practices and participate in and support continuous improvement of all related activities and processes
  • Project a positive image by interacting with fellow employees, customers, and management in a cooperative, supportive, and courteous manner; display a professional attitude; comply with company dress code.
  • Create and maintain good communications (verbally and in writing) and relationships with other company departments, branches, employees, outside vendors, and customers by addressing and resolving concerns quickly
  • Lifts parts and equipment components that weigh a maximum of 70 pounds when assisting mechanics or working alone to make repairs to equipment.
  • Follow all work, safety rules, and procedures
  • Perform other duties as necessary and assigned