Electric Vehicle Technician - Alta eMobility

Posted Date 4 months ago(5/25/2023 11:15 AM)
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Come work for one of the largest equipment dealers in North America! Are you a Technician/Mechanic with diesel, agricultural, or heavy equipment repair experience? If so, then we want you on our team!


Technicians are at the backbone of our organization; therefore, we provide them with the tools and resources to be successful:

  • Company van
  • Company fuel card
  • Company paid cell phone
  • Training
  • Paid time off
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Outstanding benefits package (BCBS PPO, Delta Dental and EyeMed Vision, plus much more!)
  • 401(k) with match
  • Competitive wages
  • Company uniforms provided
  • Salary Range: $30-$40/hour


You’re passionate about a zero-emissions future and want to build something special. You want to own your space but work with talented, like-minded people on important projects. Fast pace doesn’t scare you; it excites you. Quality and integrity matter to you.


We’re currently on the lookout for an Electric Vehicle Service Technician who will perform a critical role in developing and executing service, repairs and troubleshooting on heavy-duty commercial truck Class 8 Battery Electric Vehicle (EV), and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV), as we help bring this exciting technology to market.


Job Summary:

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and provide remedy solutions for repair of electrical systems and components on commercial trucks.
  • Must be able to identify and evaluate root cause malfunctions using electronic tools, schematics and other trouble shooting methods.
  • Be able to demonstrate proper communication methods to the team and effectively explain truck conditions, truck status and recommendations, to clients, associates, and management.

This position will support both EV/FCEV product lines at multiple locations in the northeast, based out of Livonia, MI. The position will work within a team to provide excellence in service to our clients. The candidate should preferably have a minimum of 18 months in the heavy-duty trucking industry or related field. This Position also requires an understanding of chassis, braking, electrical and HVAC systems.


Essential Functions:

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose equipment malfunctions and have a solution to repair them.
  • Order parts for repairs as needed; Plan and control costs in support of the EV/FCEV product line(s) – providing customers with accurate cost-effective solutions.
  • Complete detailed reports and keep records on services that have been performed.
  • Learn and use the appropriate EV/FCE products, procedures, and systems.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Provide on-the-job training as assigned.
  • Work overtime as needed.
  • Travel to customer and/or installation start up locations as needed.
  • Make warranty recommendations to customers.
  • Communicate with proper individuals to clarify instructions and or discuss the scope or progress of a job.


Knowledge Skills, Abilities & Education:

  • CDL preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent communication verbally and in writing, information, instructions, and explanations to associates, customers and management regarding diagnostic skills, problems, recommendations, and repair processes.
  • Proficient with current software and computer system platforms; as well as knowledge in operating scanning/diagnostic tools via CAN, LIN, J1939 and OBD.
  • Knowledge and skills to operate and understand diagnostic equipment including computerized instrumentation.
  • Appropriate manner, conduct, and grooming adhere to company policy.
  • Ability to work independently without much supervision; effectively manage time.
  • his position is designated as a “Safety-Sensitive Position”. A Safety-Sensitive Position includes tasks or duties that Alta and/or its OEM(s) in good faith believe could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others.
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers.
  • Proof of high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Current commercial driver's license preferred but training available for ideal candidate.
  • High voltage experience is preferred with Metra hit and low voltage 87-V.
  • Must be able to read detailed Fault Isolation diagrams.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, talk, or hear, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms climb or balance, and stoop or kneel.
  • The employee is regularly required to lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision.
  • The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job which include bending, lifting heavy equipment, and working in confined spaces; Adhere to OSHA and Alta safety standards and protocol.

Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to high voltage, moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; and outside weather conditions.
  • Working with high voltage daily, safety is an absolute must.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Maintain company equipment – keep in good clean orderly condition.
  • May need to operate a forklift or vehicle lift with appropriate certification(s).



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy and does not constitute a managing agent of the company.


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 employees across North America 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 www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!

Alta Equipment Group is an equal opportunity employer.  This means we do not discriminate on account of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, height, weight, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, misdemeanor arrest record, or membership in any other classification protected under applicable law.  If you believe the Company has violated its equal employment opportunity policy in any way, please contact careers@altg.com immediately.



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