Industrial Battery Field Service Technician

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/9/2023 4:50 PM)
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Are you a hardworking individual that thrives in a fast-paced environment and looking to take your career to the next level? If so, then come join our award winning team!


We provide our employees with the following tools and resources to be successful:

  • Training
  • Outstanding benefits package
  • 401(k)
  • Competitive wages
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, service and support specific batteries and equipment. 12v, 24v,36v, 48v, 80v, Lithium Ion, Lead Acid
  • Pick-up and deliver batteries and chargers, install new batteries, chargers and related equipment.
  • Travel to customer site, diagnose, trouble-shoot and repair customer's battery equipment in accordance with established guidelines and procedures, maintaining positive customer relations.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on assigned equipment according to schedule, established procedures and cost guidelines at customer's facility.
  • Complete all required paperwork and time records accurately and completely.
  • Account for all parts, materials, tools and consumables used as required.
  • Drive and work safely in accordance with company and/or customer safety policies procedures.
  • Develop and maintain positive, effective working relationship with customers and co-workers.
  • Keep van clean, serviceable and in fully-stocked condition at all times.
  • Maintain the van's interior equipment, storage devices, service manuals and related documents.
  • Attend meeting, training classes and other company activities as required.
  • Maintain uniforms in order to look neat and professional at all times.
  • Report all accidents, injuries, safety violations and unsafe working conditions immediately.
  • Keep an adequate set of personal tools as required by supervisor at all times.
  • Various additional responsibilities as assigned by management.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures; such as, OSHA, DOT Hazmat, warranty, safety, and environmental
  • Work with all departments and employees to insure quality of customer service.


Special Skills Needed:

Good mechanical aptitude and ability, basic knowledge of industrial electricity and good customer relations skills. Self-starter and creative problem solver. Ability to read schematics, diagrams, operations manuals, manufacturer's specifications and follow instructions. Must maintain acceptable driving record. Must be willing to work overtime or weekends. May be on 24/7 call.


Physical Job Demands:

Push, pull and lift to 100lbs occasionally. Must exert 200 ft. lbs. torque on tools. Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time. Frequent bending, stooping and kneeling. Must be able to climb ladders, work on elevated platforms. Will work at 15' to 30'; height on regular basis. Activities require handling and grasping with the hands when performing repairs or maintenance of equipment by utilizing hand tools, power and air tools, fasteners and other small parts.


Often work in cramped work spaces that require getting into awkward positions. Exposed to various chemicals, such as hydraulic& brake fluid, chemical degreasers, and lubricants on a daily basis. Temperatures can vary due to the customer's environment and application. It can range from over 100 degrees to a freezer or cooler dock. Exposed to loud noise that is distracting and uncomfortable based on customer service calls. Occasional exposure to inadequate lighting conditions. These are average conditions and, depending upon customer requirements, may be adjusted from time to time.


About Alta:

Culture is Job #1. Alta Equipment Company prides itself in the 3 P’s of business: People, Process and Product. By investing in the best people and creating a “one team” approach, Alta Equipment Company earns customers for life.


If you have a passion for excellence and are ready to make a difference within our organization, we’re ready for you. Whether it’s selling the world’s-best big iron, rolling up your sleeves and servicing our industry-leading construction and material handling product brands or being a difference maker behind the scenes, we can use your skillset.


At Alta Equipment Company, we believe in mutual respect and are committed to diversity while inspiring our employees to reach their maximum potential. Voted a “Top Work Place USA”, our 2100+ employees in the Midwest (MI, IN, IL), East Coast (NY, VT, CT, ME, MA, NH, VA) and the South (FL) are committed to excellence. It’s the Alta way.


So, let’s start the conversation. Click the link to apply and begin the journey of a lifetime.



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What We Look For:

At Alta Equipment Company, we are looking for candidates who are a cultural fit with our organization and understand that every task and job goes toward fostering customers for life. Along with that, a great attitude that embraces mutual respect and delivering a consistent high energy level that exudes a passion for excellence. Also, we are searching for a skill set that has a high aptitude for the position with a continual focus on investing in one’s profession through additional training and learning

Other Opportunities at Alta

Please visit our careers page at to view other openings that may be of interest to you!

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.


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