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Scale Technician

Company: American Equipment HR LLC
Location: Bailey
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

American Scale Company LLC is looking for a bright, motivated, and mechanically inclined individual ready to join a rapidly growing team and learn weights & measurements industry including a wide variety of scales and scale manufacturers.

A fast-paced work environment coupled with a wide-range of customers ensures no two days will ever be alike. Imagine servicing a truck scale at the world's largest pork production facility and the next day finding yourself calibrating a scale at the local hospital. Scale technicians are expected to become proficient in a variety of skilled trades including but not limited to low voltage electric wiring, foundation/concrete-work, basic computer programming, and welding.

Duties and responsibilities

Install, maintain, service, repair, and calibrate a diverse range of scale and weighing solutions.

Provide premium client service through a professional demeanor & technical competence.

Develop strong client relationships to drive new sales for the company and suggest solutions to clients' problems.

Work independently in a wide-geographic area serving a diverse set of clients with minimal oversight.

Become proficient in Handbook 44 and qualify as a scale technician in the company's three state footprint (NC, SC, VA)

Complete all required documentation (work orders, truck scale reports, calibration certificates, plant inspection reports, etc.) to time and quality standards.

Analyze testing and calibration results, including statements of conformity or opinions and interpretations. Accurately report, review, and authorize results.

Communicate often and clearly with the service manager throughout the workday.


Qualifications include:

Education: High school degree

Specialized knowledge: None required

Skills: Mechanically inclined is considered a plus. Responsive communications with your manager, the team, and leadership is paramount.

Other characteristics such as personal characteristics

o Takes direction and guidance well in order to learn

o Natural ability to converse with customers

Professional Certification

o Handbook 44 training class (to be provided by company)

o MSHA 46 (to be provided by company)

o CDL preferred


o Minimum of 2 years work experience desired.

Personal Tools:

o Technicians should have basic hand-tools necessary to provide day-to-day maintenance. Large capacity tools, scale specific tools, or other custom equipment will be provided by the company.

Must be eligible to work in the United States.

Must be able to pass a drug screen.

A background check may be required for this position.

Working conditions

The nature of the industrial weighing business is 24/7/365 and the scale technician will need to perform in special working conditions. Special working conditions include evening and weekend work, working out of town on overnight trips, working outdoors, working in and around industrial facilities across a wide swath of industries, working with challenging stakeholders, and so forth. Scale technicians will get dirty and should be comfortable with this reality.

Physical Requirements & Essential Functions

The job is physically demanding as the scale technician must be able to stand for extended periods of time, lift heavy objects on a regular basis, perform repetitive tasks with few breaks. The scale technician must be able to access and clean scales as well as move 500 lbs by cart. Additionally:

Must also be able to visually inspect equipment, job sites, and vehicles.

Must be able to respond to audio prompts and alerts.

Must be able to interpret and navigate digital screens and work-flows.

Must be able to effectively communicate with customers, managers, and coworkers.

Must be able to read, write, and speak English.

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs individually.


The company provides a range of benefits that provide a strong overall compensation package including:

Company vehicle

Company cell phone

Company uniform & clothing

Health insurance

Dental insurance

Health Savings Account

Tool & Safety Shoe Reimbursement Program

Education Reimbursement

Short / Long Term disability

401k with employer matching (up to certain thresholds)


Paid Holidays

Note certain benefits require full-time employment for a period of time before being offered to employee, ask the hiring manager for more details.


Keywords: American Equipment HR LLC, Wilson , Scale Technician, Engineering , Bailey, North Carolina

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