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Total Clean Apprentice Technician

Job Title: Total Clean Mechanic Apprentice/Shop Assistant

Department: Service

Reports to: Total Clean Service Manager/Shop Foreman/Service Advisor


Job Summary:

To qualify for this position, you must have basic mechanical experience. Individual will work under the supervision of the Service Manager/Shop Foreman and will receive work assignments and a schedule from the Service Advisor, on a daily basis. Individual will perform assigned tasks per schedule and process all required documentation. Individual must be able to communicate effectively with customers and internal staff.

This is a paid apprentice/internship position, which is intended to be a springboard, for the right individual, to eventually grow into a Total Clean Mechanic position, depending on the needs of the division.



  • Ability to follow direction and perform tasks assigned by the Service Manager/Shop Foreman, in indoor or outdoor applications and in dirty or foul environments.
  • Ability to learn how to perform Preventative Maintenance on customer’s equipment.
  • Ability to learn how to perform Preventative Maintenance on Company owned equipment.
  • Ability to report and track time worked on jobs accurately.
  • Ability to complete repair orders as outlined with efficiency and accuracy.
  • Ability to determine the proper tools and equipment needed for a job.
  • Ability to learn how to operate, monitor and control equipment or systems to diagnose and perform repairs on equipment.
  • Ability to learn how to inspect equipment to determine if additional work is required.
  • Ability to remain stationary, position or traverse equipment to properly complete repairs. Also must be able to position parts up to 50 pounds into place for proper removal and/or installation.
  • Ability to save and tag parts per factory warranty guidelines, on all warranty repairs.
  • Ability to notify Shop Foreman/Service Advisor if additional work is required or items listed on service order are not needed.
  • Ability to notify Shop Foreman/Service Advisor if repairs cannot be completed within time frame promised.
  • Assist technicians in the shop and field as required
  • Perform misc tasks around the Shop.  Routine cleaning, 5S responsibilities as required
  • Perform misc driving duties, delivery/pickup of vehicles and/or parts as required
  • Assist with organization of Shop Supplies





Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Must have 0-2 years of mechanical experience working on hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems, or heavy equipment maintenance experience.
  • Must be able to follow directions, without drifting or wavering.
  • Must be able to ask questions, when directions are unclear.
  • Must be able to take constructive criticism and learn from your mistakes.
  • Must be willing to complete additional tasks as directed by the Service Manager/Shop Foreman (i.e. cleaning the shop or yard, throwing away trash, cleaning tools, cleaning equipment, cleaning units, organizing, etc.).
  • Must have the ability to work well with customers as well as internal staff.
  • Must be Timely, Accurate and Positive.
  • Must keep shop and work space clean.
  • Must follow all company safety policies and procedures, and report any safety issues and accidents to manager.
  • Must have and maintain a clean driving record.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs.
  • Must be able to stand, stoop, squat and sit for long periods of time as repair requires.
  • Must be able to work overhead for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to push and/or pull with up to 25lbs of pressure.
  • Ability to grasp and hold tools with both hands as repair requires.

Preferred Skills/Abilities:

  • 2+ years of mechanical experience working on hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems, or heavy equipment maintenance experience.
  • Prior experience working on product lines that we offer.
  • Desire to work towards becoming a Total Clean Mechanic.

At Haaker Equipment Company, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. Haaker is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protect under federal, state, or local law. Haaker Equipment Company will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can perform the essential function of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to the individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation and/or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to Haaker Equipment Company. Contact the HR Manager with any questions or requests for accommodation.


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