Careers at Burns Industrial Equipment

At Burns Industrial Equipment, our people drive our success! We're always looking for first class quality professionals to join our Parts, Service, and Sales Teams.

Our Company Values

  • Integrity
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Quality Service
  • Individual Attention
  • Expertise
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Careers at Burns Equipment

Burns Industrial Equipment, Inc. is a privately owned, leading provider of material handling solutions with over 200 employees. Headquartered in vibrant Warrendale, just 20 miles north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, we have 5 branches serving parts of 4 states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, and West Virginia.

We offer some of the most competitive salary and benefit packages in the industry including vacation pay, 401k, and health benefits.

Current Job Openings at Burns Equipment

Job Title Location Description
Service Technician Position Greater Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania

Troubleshoots mechanical and electrical equipment and performs repairs and schedules maintenance work based on customer needs and requirements.

Reports to: Service Manager

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Promotes an atmosphere of goodwill and accountability between the company and the customer. Acts in a professional manner and provides a superior level of customer service and satisfaction.
  • Expertly analyzes and diagnoses customer equipment problems and breakdowns. Recommends the correct service repair actions to resolve equipment performance problems.
  • Makes appropriate equipment repairs and modifications to solve operating and performance problems dictated by the analysis of the customer's equipment.
  • Efficiently performs scheduled equipment maintenance per customer contract.
  • Accurately and neatly documents each service call, providing the necessary paperwork.
  • Observes all safety procedures, makes certain that hazardous waste is properly disposed of.
  • Cooperatively performs additional duties when assigned by Service Management
  • Other duties as assigned by management


Skills Required:

  • Effectively communicate with customers, co-workers and management.
  • Troubleshooting, uploading and downloading of VMS software.
  • Has a strong mechanical, electrical and technical aptitude.
  • Has the ability to understand the necessary service and training manuals, including the ability to interpret schematics and effectively use electrical diagnostic equipment.
  • Keep pace with industry innovations in order to make sound recommendations to customers.
  • Can safely operate power tools, lifts, hoists, hydraulic jacks and overhead cranes.
  • Has the ability to perform strenuous and heavy work, can exert force up to 100 pounds on occasion and frequently handle loads to 50 pounds.
  • Must have the physical stamina to perform continuously with full-body motion for climbing, reaching, pushing, lifting and reaching, etc.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Secondary school graduate with 1 to 3 years of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic experience. May include equivalent college or vocational school education.

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Service Technician Position Greater Cleveland and Northeast Ohio

Troubleshoots mechanical and electrical equipment and performs repairs and schedules maintenance work based on customer needs and requirements.

Reports to: Service Manager

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Promotes an atmosphere of goodwill and accountability between the company and the customer. Acts in a professional manner and provides a superior level of customer service and satisfaction.
  • Expertly analyzes and diagnoses customer equipment problems and breakdowns. Recommends the correct service repair actions to resolve equipment performance problems.
  • Makes appropriate equipment repairs and modifications to solve operating and performance problems dictated by the analysis of the customer's equipment.
  • Efficiently performs scheduled equipment maintenance per customer contract.
  • Accurately and neatly documents each service call, providing the necessary paperwork.
  • Observes all safety procedures, makes certain that hazardous waste is properly disposed of.
  • Cooperatively performs additional duties when assigned by Service Management
  • Other duties as assigned by management


Skills Required:

  • Effectively communicate with customers, co-workers and management.
  • Troubleshooting, uploading and downloading of VMS software.
  • Has a strong mechanical, electrical and technical aptitude.
  • Has the ability to understand the necessary service and training manuals, including the ability to interpret schematics and effectively use electrical diagnostic equipment.
  • Keep pace with industry innovations in order to make sound recommendations to customers.
  • Can safely operate power tools, lifts, hoists, hydraulic jacks and overhead cranes.
  • Has the ability to perform strenuous and heavy work, can exert force up to 100 pounds on occasion and frequently handle loads to 50 pounds.
  • Must have the physical stamina to perform continuously with full-body motion for climbing, reaching, pushing, lifting and reaching, etc.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Secondary school graduate with 1 to 3 years of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic experience. May include equivalent college or vocational school education.

Apply Now

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Burns Industrial Equipment offers forklift operator training programs to help you maintain the highest safety standards at your organization.

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