Operation Support/Hose Technician (Morenci)

Date: May 9, 2023

Location: Morenci, AZ, US, 85540

Company: Empire

Requisition #: 26222 

Shift : 1 

Start Time :  6:00 AM 

End Time :  6:00 PM 

Schedule Days : Monday - Friday 

Position Status: Full Time (40 hrs week) 

Pay Range: $17.45  -  22.86 


Job Summary:

Works independently to fill customer needs.  Assembles hoses for customers.  Ships and receives parts and components, and provides customer counter support as needed. Operates forklifts and company vehicles. Operates hose assembly equipment.  Maintains housekeeping in hose, warehouse and shop areas.  Picks up and delivers parts and components.  Assists in all areas of Hydraulic Division operations.

Essential Functions:

  1. Fabricates Hose assemblies and battery cables as per customer specifications.
  2. Ships and receives parts and repair components.   Check parts sales orders  (PSO's) and delivery receipts for accurate information.
  3. Provides customer counter service as needed for parts and service operations.
  4. Picks up and delivers parts and components.
  5. Responsible for maintenance of the vehicle used to deliver parts.
  6. Fills orders from stock.  Assists in inventory maintenance and control.
  7. Performs all warehouse functions as assigned.
  8. Maintains housekeeping in the shop and warehouse areas.
  9. Works safely at all times.  Adheres to all applicable safety policies.  Complies with all company policies, procedures and standards.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Works within and promotes corporate values.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  1. Computer skills conversant with DBS, Antares, SIS, HIS.
  2. Reads and understands digital calipers
  3. Must have mathematical skills sufficient for measuring hose, counting stock and maintaining supply inventories.
  4. Mechanical aptitude.
  5. Ability to maintain consistent attendance.

Education and Experience:

  1. Proof of high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  2. Must have a valid driver’s license.
  3. Prior experience in Fluid connector business.
  4. Previous knowledge and experience in Hose assembly and warehouse functions, including fork lift operations.
  5. Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write) in English.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, sit and talk or hear.
  2. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop and kneel.
  3. The employee is required to lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
  4. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  5. This position is designated as a "Safety-Sensitive Position".   A Safety-Sensitive Position includes tasks or duties that EMPIRE in good faith believes could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others. 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions.
  2. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
  3. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy, and does not constitute a managing agent of the company.


Empire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 480-633-5440 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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