Fitness Equipment Installation Technician - ( Greenville, SC)
Advantage Sport & Fitness (ASF), based in Ithaca, NY, is one of the largest and most respected fitness equipment distributors in the United States, growing from a basement start-up in 1987 to the top North American Distributor for Precor. ASF specializes in providing fitness products and solutions to commercial properties ranging from hotels and multi-housing facilities, to high school and university athletic centers. We have worked hard to cultivate a reputation for quality products, excellent service, and trusted partnerships with many of the industry’s most prestigious brands. The team at Advantage Sport & Fitness is full of hard-working people who take pride in delivering great products and services that help our customers provide quality state-of-the-art fitness facilities. With over 80 employees and counting, we are always seeking reliable, enthusiastic and hardworking individuals looking to become members of our growing ASF Team.
Our Fitness Equipment Installation Technicians need to be physically strong, mechanically inclined individuals, who are willing to travel and work long hours in a team environment. Successful candidates must be hard working, dedicated to excellence, demonstrate a high degree of personal integrity, and have a history of working in a team environment as they must represent ASF and its values to our customers.
Our installation technicians will be based out of our Greenville, SC warehouse. They assemble, test, and deliver fitness equipment for our customers throughout southeastern states of southern VA, NC, SC, Al, GA, & North Florida.
Be hard working, motivated, and reliable.
Possess the capability for heavy lifting on a daily basis.
Provide a doctor's note clearing you for heaving lifting (100lbs min.).
Possess a strong aptitude for basic troubleshooting of electrical machinery.
Comfortable driving a 24' truck regularly.
Pass a DOT driver's physical.
Possess a valid driver’s license.
Provide a driver's license abstract from the DMV.
Pass a criminal background check.
Provide your own work tools.
Extensive travel and some overnight stays are required, depending on the customer's location and the size of the delivery.
ASF is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religious persuasion, political belief, national origin, citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, affectional preference, marital status, physical or mental disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions, military status or any other legally protected status. MILITARY VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
ASF offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, and 401(k). This is a non-exempt hourly position with a starting wage of $12.50 - $17.50 an hour, depending on experience. An average work week is 40-60 hours per week with $50K plus annual earning potential. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume.
Learn more about ASF at: http://www.advantagefitness.com/
FULL JOB DESCRIPTIOPN BELOW:
Fitness Equipment Installation Technician
I. JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Advantage Sport & Fitness Installer is primarily responsible for performing the activities related to loading, installing, and delivering the fitness equipment used by our commercial and retail customers. He/she will assume full responsibilities after completing a training period which will prepare him/her for the specific responsibilities outlined below. The Installer will report directly to the Installation Manager who will provide the necessary training and who will evaluate job performance in conjunction with the Director of Field Operations.
II. SKILL/CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS:
A. Interpersonal Skills:
The Installer must be a strong communicator who works effectively with a wide variety of people, including customers, fellow workers, and company management. The Installer represents the company to our customers and must conduct him/herself in a professional manner at all times. The Installer must be capable of working in a team environment.
B. Mechanical Troubleshooting/Repair Skills:
The Installer must have a strong aptitude for analyzing, assembling, and trouble-shooting installation problems with mechanical devices.
C. Electrical Troubleshooting/Repair Skills:
The Installer must have a strong aptitude for analyzing, assembling, and trouble-shooting installation problems with electrical and electronic devices.
D. Physical Strength:
The Installer must possess significant physical strength in order to perform the tasks of loading, delivering, and installing equipment which often require lifting and moving heavy objects.
E. Organizational/Planning Skills:
The Installer must demonstrate planning and organizational skills in order to assist in the task of scheduling deliveries.
F. General Characteristics:
The Installer must conduct him/herself in a professional manner, must be thoroughly dependable and responsible, and must be careful and attentive to detail.
III. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
A. Assist with Delivery/Installation Planning:
1. Assist the Installation Manager in communicating with the retail and commercial sales personnel to identify all delivery and assembly requirements, including which equipment is involved and what timing requirements must be met.
2. Assist the Installation Manager in communicating with the customer to analyze the logistics of the delivery/installation and to schedule a time that is satisfactory to the customer.
3. Assist the Installation Manager in determining what personnel, tools, and vehicles will be required to perform the delivery/installation and in scheduling them appropriately, including reserving and coordinating the pickup of rental trucks when necessary.
B. Assist with Receiving and Loading Operations:
1. Receive or direct the receipt of shipments. Communicate with the Product Manager to resolve any problems that occur with shipments.
2. Load the trucks for the installation. Examine the invoice and ensure that the appropriate equipment is loaded onto the truck. Ensure that the load is properly secured on the truck.
C. Perform Installation Operations:
1. Drive the equipment to the site. Maintain all DOT documentation as required and secure proper documentation of all fuel expenditures.
2. Communicate with the customer, unload the equipment, transport it into the facility and assemble it in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications and the customers wishes. Assist the customer in selecting optimal placement and positioning of the equipment.
3. Instruct the customer on proper maintenance and use of the equipment.
4. Assist the Installation Manager in coordinating the return of rental trucks and in documenting the necessary information so that correct billing can be ascertained.
The Installer is a FLSA non-exempt hourly position and the hourly rate will vary depending upon experience and technical skill. The Installer is eligible for company benefits as described in the Employee Handbook.
V. HOURS REQUIRED:
The required hours are somewhat flexible to accommodate the specific scheduling requirements of each week, but the average work week is approximately 40 to 60 hours per week, worked Monday through Friday, beginning at 8:00 am each morning. Earlier start times and/or later finish times will be necessary for specific deliveries/installations.
Overnight trips are to be expected to distant delivery locations, on a regular basis. Weekend work is generally not required.
Advantage Sport & Fitness (ASF), based in Ithaca, NY, is one of the largest and most respected fitness equipment distributors in the United States, growing from a basement start-up in 1987 to the top North American Distributor for Precor. ASF specializes in providing fitness products and solutions to commercial properties ranging from hotels and multi-housing facilities, to high school and university athletic centers. We have worked hard to cultivate a reputation throughout the industry for quality products, excellent service, and trusted partnerships with many of the industry's most prestigious brands. The team at Advantage Sport & Fitness is full of hard-working people who take pride in delivering great products and services that help our customers be well and live healthier. With over 80 employees and counting, we are seeking enthusiastic and determined individuals looking to become key members of our growing team.