Shop Technician / Mechanic
Job Details
IA Cedar Rapids - Cedar Rapids, IA
Full Time
$26.00 - $34.00 Hourly
Skilled Labor - Trades


Be a part of our Martin Equipment work family! The Shop Technician is responsible for the repair, refurbishment and maintenance of rental and customer equipment in order to keep equipment readily available for use. Work is scheduled under the supervision of the Service Manager and is assigned by the Shop Foreman (where applicable). The Technician is expected to be able to successfully complete work assignments without supervisory assistance. The Technician however, may seek assistance from the Shop Foreman (where applicable) on the more complex or difficult repairs. The Technician must adhere to all company, government and equipment vendor safety regulations, procedures and policies.



  • Conduct preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Service equipment as required to avoid unnecessary repairs.
  • Perform safety inspections of equipment.
  • Conduct repairs of customer and rental equipment in the shop.
  • Clean shop as necessary to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Answer customer questions regarding equipment repair.
  • Meet government, company and equipment vendor safety requirements for safe repair and operation of equipment and maintenance of the work area.
  • Perform special projects as required to meet branch needs.



  • Verbal, mathematical and technical skills usually acquired with a high school diploma.
  • Two to three years experience in repair and maintenance of hydraulic, AC and DC electrical equipment.
  • Some factory and technical school training in equipment design and safety requirements, and reading schematics is desirable.



  • Standing, climbing, bending, stooping for extended periods.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Operation of a personal computer/terminal.
  • Hearing adequate to communicate by telephone and in person.
  • Vision adequate to examine equipment and manuals.
  • Ability to work closely with others.
  • Manual dexterity.



  • All required PPE is provided by Martin Equipment and includes, but is not limited to, protective glasses, gloves, and boots.



  • Exposure to petroleum solvents, paints and fumes (80%)
  • Exposure to extreme heat or cold (50%)
  • Operation of mechanical equipment.
  • Working at heights (5%)



Newly hired employees are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following 60 continuous days of employment.

100% company-paid health insurance premium for employee and family!
$40,000 company-paid life insurance and AD&D.
Employee-paid dental, vision, disability, and voluntary life insurance, and flexible spending account option available.
401k retirement plan, paid holidays and paid vacation.