Date Posted: March 25, 2021

Deadline: March 31, 2021

Organization: Blanchard Machinery Company

Location: Columbia Area

City: West Columbia, SC

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Based upon Experience

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent. Associates degree in a related field preferred.
  • Five years electrical power generation/electronics experience with a minimum of three years’ experience with CAT diesel and natural gas engines and/or like competitive equipment including high voltage up to 480 volts preferred.
  • Experience with CAT Electronic Technician and SIS programs.
  • Valid driver’s license and a safe driving record must also possess a valid CDL license.
  • Strong problem solving skills and be detailed oriented with a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to perform duties with a sense of urgency, exceeding customer expectations.
  • Ability to work in the field without supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic, fast paced service environment.
  • Maintain a tool inventory sufficient to perform assigned tasks.          

Working Conditions

  • The physical environment requires the employee to work primarily outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.
  • Required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to injury and/or hazardous materials.
  • Job requires standing, stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, twisting, turning, lifting.
  • Physical use of a broad variety of tools and machines in order to maintain, troubleshoot and repair equipment. Must be able to use the hands to grasp hand tools and parts.
  • The employee must be able to endure prolonged forward and overhead arm positions while performing mechanical operations.  
  • The employee must be able to lift varied weight.
  • Seeing, reading, and writing to complete job responsibilities.
  • Use of computer and other forms of technology to complete job responsibilities.
Job Description:
  • Contributes to a positive work environment and promotes the vision, mission and values of BMC.
  • Completes all job responsibilities in a safe manner, promotes and champions a safe and healthy work environment.
  • The primary responsibility of a Power Rental Technician is to ensure a seamless delivery and setup of Electric Power Generation equipment at customer events which may include large scale concerts, festivals, community events, NASCAR, natural disasters etc.
  • Technicians may be required to remain on site during events to troubleshoot and repair equipment in the event of a malfunction.
  • Must have extensive knowledge in compressed air and temperature controls.
  • Ability to install, maintain and troubleshoot a broad variety of power generation equipment.
  • Interpret technical drawings, schematics and wiring diagrams.    
  • Diagnose the problem and cause of failure through logical troubleshooting steps.  
  • Determines reusability of parts in accordance with published Caterpillar reusability guidelines.  
  • Orders replacement parts ensuring that parts ordered are correct and complete at time of order.
  • Cleans, repairs, reconditions, and maintains equipment and components.
  • Tests, measures, and adjusts engine and machine systems and components.
  • Prepares, inspects and operates machines prior to delivery.
  • Keeps up to date with developments in tooling, technologies and systems. 
  • Prepares inspection and appraisal reports.
  • Prepares accurate and complete service reports timely.
  • Maintain a professional and proper personal appearance.
  • Flexible to work after hours when needed to meet customer needs.
  • Preparing parts requisitions, time cards, part returns, accurate and complete service reports and other necessary reports and forms.
  • Maintaining the service truck and equipment carried on the service truck.
  • Load and unload equipment from transportation trailers as needed.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
M-F 7am-5pm, Overtime as needed
Contact Name:
Angela Plaugh
Contact Phone Number: 803 791 3692
Application Process:
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Employer Address:

3151 Charleston Highway
West Columbia, SC 29172
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.