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Kemper Equipment is Hiring!

Would you like to join a team dedicated to innovation, safety, knowledge and commitment? Are you looking for a positive work environment with room to grow? Then Kemper Equipment might be the perfect place for you. If you have a can-do attitude and enjoy taking ownership of your work, consider a career with Kemper Equipment. Our open positions are listed below.

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Kemper Equipment is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability or other protected statuses.

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    Kemper Equipment is seeking to fill the following full time positions at our Hazel Township Steel Fabrication Facility:

    • Welders
    • Fabricators
    • Laborers

    Applicants must be dependable, have basic tools, be able to read and follow blueprints, and operate standard fabrication equipment including overhead crane, ironworker, shear, press brake, etc.

    The right candidate will receive a competitive hourly rate based on experience. Benefits including paid holidays and eligibility for health & additional insurance options are available after 90 days. Wellness days are available after 6 months of service and vacation and sick packages after 1 year of service.

    Hours: 6AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday with additional overtime on Saturdays as well, based on workload.

    Steel toe environment. Applicants must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: Competitive, DOE

    Required Experience:

    • Overhead Crane Operation: 1 year

    • Blueprint Reading: 1 year

    • Fitting: 1 year

    • Welding: 1 year


    Required Language:

    • English



    Summary of Responsibilities:

    A Field Service Technician supports our customer base by responding to service calls for routine and emergency service on material handling and process equipment – crushing, screening, washing, and conveying equipment. Work includes:

    • Installation, commissioning, training, inspections, repairs, and rebuilds of equipment.

    • Train customers and fellow employees on general maintenance and operation of the equipment.

    • Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment issues when dealing with application, mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical issues.

    • Lead internal crews and subcontractors in equipment and steel installations on Kemper Projects.

    • Maintain a safe working environment at all times.

    • Accurately and thoroughly document time, repairs, and parts used or needed on daily service reports.

    • Other duties as assigned.


    This position is a physical job that demands long hours, at times of standing, bending and kneeling. Heavy lifting sometimes required of up to 100 pounds. The position includes simple lifting and grasping, firm lifting and grasping, repetitive use of hands and use of Personal Protective Equipment.

    Field Service Technicians must supply their own basic hand tools. Specialty or heavy-duty items will be supplied by Kemper.

    Qualifications:

    • Proven experience and skills including mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, welding, diagnostic, and general maintenance. A minimum of 2-4 years of relevant experience is desired.

    • Aptitude and interest in machinery and equipment.

    • Service or maintenance experience in quarry and material handling equipment, including rock crushers, screens, feeders, and conveyors.

    • Welding, torching, millwright and steel erection experience is desired.

    • Ability to read schematics and drawings and understand technical manuals and literature.

    • Ability to travel (including some overnights) with our crews as needed to customer locations. Typically, Monday through Friday, some weekend work as needed in emergency situations.

    • Ability to work overtime as needed to fulfill workload requirements.

    • Shop fabrication experience, while not required, is a benefit to assist Kemper Manufacturing based on project workload.

    • Must be safety oriented. Must be MSHA certified (training offered by KE) and able to work in a professional and safe manner at all times.

    • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

    • Must pass pre-employment drug screening.

    • Must be able to work in a team environment, with both customers and fellow employees, in a positive manner during fast pace, stressful situations.


    Pay range will be based on experience of candidate. Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance options after 90 days of employment, vacation and PTO days upon policy set milestones, STD and life insurance, 401K plan with employer participation.