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RAKA Field Technician in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Purpose Shift your career into high gear with RAKA. As the region’s CAT, Mitsubishi and Jungheinrich and Shuttlewagon dealer, RAKA, formerly known as NMC Material Handling, has been serving its loyal customer base for over 80 years. Our Technicians are the cornerstone of our business and key to ensuring that our customers’ equipment and systems are back up and running. We’re looking for a Field Technician to perform field service and repairs on RAKA owned and customer equipment. You’ll primarily work on Shuttlewagon railcar movers but at times will also work on other types of equipment such as forklift, aerial, lift trucks and other material handling equipment. As a field technician, you’ll be working independently driving a company provided service truck to the customer’s place of operations, but you’ll always have the support of the entire RAKA team. Sign-on bonus and tool allowance potential for successful candidate. Veterans, Guard members and Reservists may qualify for a toolbox and tool set. Essential & Primary Job Duties Safely and efficiently remove, install, repair, disassemble, assemble, and perform failure analysis of railcar mover, forklift, aerial, lift trucks and material handling equipment including engines, attachments, electrical systems, hydraulics, transmissions, powertrain, brakes, steering, and electronic and computer applications. Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair most types and brands of lifts Read and understand schematics for electrical and hydraulic systems Perform proper preventative maintenance in a timely manner Work in a variety of customer locations and industry environments while maintaining the highest levels of customer service Tell Us About Yourself We are interested in knowing the nuts and bolts of who you are, so tell us about your proud moments and accomplishments that got you to where you are today. Tell us about your related experiences and training. Let us know how your background aligns with this position’s responsibilities. *If you have any questions prior to applying, please reach out to our Recruiting team at or 402-891-7555. Benefits Medical (and FSA/HSA plans), Dental, Vision Insurances Paid Vacation and Holidays Company-paid Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Term Life Insurance 401(k) with Match Tuition Reimbursement and In-house Training Dept. Paid Military Leave Short and Long-Term Disability Safety Glasses and Boot Program About RAKA RAKA, formerly NMC Material Handling, has been serving the upper Midwest since the 1970’s. This change in our business means great things for potential candidates. We’re growing and investing in our company and employees. We are investing in the personnel skills and in a fleet of industry-leading material handling and aerial equipment and service solutions. Come be a part of our experienced and knowledgeable sales and service teams that help our customers with comprehensive equipment solution packages that best serve their business needs. RAKA hires the best in sales and service personnel behind a complete line of quality products, including: Cat Lift Trucks Mitsubishi Forklifts Jungheinrich Taylor Big Red Taylor Dunn Shuttlewagon Mobile Railcar Movers RAKA is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions. RAKA shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.