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Large Equipment Military Apprenticeship (163653)

FL - Tampa

  • Date Posted: May 2, 2022
  • Company: HOME DEPOT USA, INC
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Technician
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Relocation Provided: No



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Position Description:
POSITION SCHEDULE: FIRST SHIFT/MON - FRIDAY

Position Purpose:

The Home Depot, an employer of over 35,000 Veterans and Military Spouses, is excited to provide Military Veterans the opportunity to join our company through a 12-week Rental Technician Apprenticeship Program.


The Rental Technician Military Apprentice will support The Home Depot's Rental Operations Facility (ROF). Military Apprentices will learn how to translate their military experience into a rental technician performing repairs on many types of rental construction equipment. Types of equipment ranging from earthmoving, aerial, landscaping, and material handling equipment. Majority of repairs will range from general repairs and maintenance, up to more complex repairs on hydraulic, electrical and diesel engines.


Upon completion of the 12-week Rental Technician Apprenticeship Program, the Military Apprentice will be considered for permanent roles with The Home Depot.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
80% Diagnose, Maintain and Repair Equipment - Diagnose, Maintain and Repair Equipment - Learn directly from a Sr. Rental Technician how to diagnose, maintain and repair all components of the machine, including gas and diesel engines, hydraulics, electrical systems, fuel systems, and brake systems


10% Document Work - Document Work - Learn how to document all work performed on tablet technology, including completion of work orders to capture parts usage and labor, performing parts inventory counts, etc.; Performs aerial lift inspections according to required checklist


5% Operate Forklift - Operate Forklift - Learn how to safely operate forklift to load, unload, and move equipment and materials in the shop and yard


5% Proper Storage and Disposal of Materials - Proper Storage and Disposal of Materials - Learn safety protocol, including proper storage of supplies and fuel, proper disposal of waste oils and fluids, and proper lifting and moving of materials and equipment

Nature and Scope:
This Position typically reports to Rental Repair Supervisor


This Position has 0 Direct Reports

Environmental Job Requirements:
Environment:
4. Usually in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors causing moderate physical discomfort from such things as dust, fumes or odors.
Travel:
 
 
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
Standard Minimum Qualifications:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Must be Honorably Discharged Veteran of the U. S. Armed Forces

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
3 years

Certifications & Licenses:



Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:



Preferred Qualifications:
- Previous military experience performing troubleshooting and repairs on electrical systems, hydraulic systems, and/or diesel engines
- Ability to read and understand detailed schematics (electrical and hydraulic) to determine the source of mechanical failure
- Ability to read technical and service manuals
- Ability to consistently and accurately document work performed
- Good communication and organization skills
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work efficiently
- Ability to work independently
- Experience, ability, and desire to provide an excellent customer service

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
- Manages Complexity
- Optimizes Work processes
- Communicates Effectively
- Customer Focus
- Resourcefulness


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.