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Modern Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Modern Group complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Modern Group expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Modern Group’s employees to perform their job duties may results in discipline up to and including discharge.

Service

FORKLIFT TECHNICIANS

Locations: All 8 Branch Locations

This position requires a minimum of 1-5 years’ experience with forklift maintenance and repair (Electric, IC, LP & Diesel systems) as well as experience with hand tools and knowledge of hydraulic and electrical systems.

Requirements

  • A valid driver’s license with a clean record is required as a company service vehicle may be provided.
  • Computer skills required include MS Office and general familiarity in a windows environment.
  • Welding skills are a plus.
  • Excellent customer service and organization skills required.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen

Modern offers an excellent Work Environment, compensation and benefits plan, Including:

  • Work for a 100% Employee Owned Company (ESOP)
  • Industry leader in technology
  • Company issued laptop and smart phone
  • Company issued service vehicle
  • Competitive salary
  • On the job training
  • Group medical insurance plan coverage

  • Optional Dental and Vision insurance plans
  • 401k Savings Plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Company paid Life insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Paid holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO)

DOCK AND DOOR OVERHEAD REPAIR TECHNICIANS

Locations: Edison, NJ | Hasbrouck Heights, NJ | Allentown,PA | Bristol, PA | Wilkes-Barre, PA | York, PA | Reading, PA

We are seeking Warehouse/Dock and Door Equipment Technicians to install and repair adjustable docks, overhead doors, dock levelers, racking/shelving, truck restraints and other industrial products.  The successful candidate will travel to customers and report directly to the Branch Manager. Career-oriented technicians with superior Customer Service and Organizational skills are encouraged to apply.

Requirements

This position requires a minimum 2-years mechanical experience, hand tools and knowledge of hydraulic and electrical systems. Industry experience is strongly desired but related background/training will be considered.

Candidates must be able to weld and use a cutting torch. Certified welder are preferred. The ability to operate any power tool and work in outdoor conditions as weather permits for repairs and installations is required. Cannot be afraid of heights. This person should be people oriented as they will need to work with customers, interface with other branch team members, management  as well as work well on their own.

Computer skills required include MS Office and general familiarity in a windows environment.

Must have a valid drivers license and a clean driving record. Must be able to pass background check and drug screen.

Modern offers an excellent Work Environment, compensation and benefits plan, Including:

  • Work for a 100% Employee Owned Company (ESOP)
  • Industry leader in technology
  • Company issued laptop and smart phone
  • Company issued service vehicle
  • Competitive salary
  • On the job training
  • Group medical insurance plan coverage

  • Optional Dental and Vision insurance plans
  • 401k Savings Plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Company paid Life insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Paid holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO)

POWER GENERATOR TECHNICIANS

Locations: All 8 Locations

This position is responsible for emergency breakdown and warranty repairs to all makes of generators and accessories, switches and switchgear for existing and new customers, on-site customer relations, ordering parts through the parts department, completion of all associated reporting (our repair orders and time sheets are electronic and completed on a laptop). Maximize billable hours to outside labor; proper care and maintenance of Modern vehicle and tools; maintain schedule of customer commitments. Willingness to work overtime and night hours as required.
The successful candidate will be self-motivated and have had generator repair training (Generac training is a plus), 2-3 years experience working on generator sets, automatic transfer switches and engines. Experience with Generac, Cummins, Onan, Kohler, Cat and Asco preferred. Strong troubleshooting and schematic reading skills are essential, and possess necessary tool inventory for repair completion.

Requirements

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office is desired and computer skills are required.
  • A clean driving record is necessary as you will be issued a Modern vehicle and all employees must pass a pre-employment physical that includes a drug screen.
  • 1-3 years EPG/electronics and or Diesel Engine Repair experience and or Technical degree a plus.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair all components of back-up generators, both Mechanical and Electrical
  • Understanding of Automatic Transfer Switches(up to 3 phase/ 480 volts)
  • EGSA Certified Techs preferred!

Modern offers an excellent Work Environment, compensation and benefits plan, Including:

  • Work for a 100% Employee Owned Company (ESOP)
  • Industry leader in technology
  • Company issued laptop and smart phone
  • Company issued service vehicle
  • Competitive salary
  • On the job training
  • Group medical insurance plan coverage

  • Optional Dental and Vision insurance plans
  • 401k Savings Plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Company paid Life insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Paid holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO)

HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANICS

Locations: Allentown, PA | Bristol, PA | Edison, NJ | Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

We are seeking experienced and highly skilled service technicians to repair and maintain arborist and construction equipment. The successful candidates will maintain and repair gas, diesel, LP and electric equipment and attachments in the shop and/or at customer locations in a variety of conditions.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

This position requires a minimum of 2-5 years experience with any of the following Equipment:

  • Aerial Work Platforms
  • Compact Dirt Equipment (Skid Steers, Excavators & Backhoes)
  • Arborist Equipment (Hand Fed Chippers & Stump Grinders)
  • Telehandlers (Lull, SkyTrak and JLG)
  • Truck Mounted Cranes and Man-Lifts ( Boom Trucks, Bucket Trucks & Sign Trucks)

Modern offers an excellent Work Environment, compensation and benefits plan, Including:

  • Work for a 100% Employee Owned Company (ESOP)
  • Industry leader in technology
  • Company issued laptop and smart phone
  • Company issued service vehicle
  • Competitive salary
  • On the job training
  • Group medical insurance plan coverage

  • Optional Dental and Vision insurance plans
  • 401k Savings Plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Company paid Life insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Paid holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO)

Sales and Support

parts specialist- construction

Location: Bristol, PA | Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

JOB REQUIREMENTS

We are currently looking for a knowledgeable Parts Specialist for our Construction Division in our Bristol, PA location.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Order, procure and expedite parts orders for customers and technicians
  • Pays vendors bills for parts through online accounting system.
  • Posts vendor invoices through NAV business system.
  • Processes customer invoices
  • Participates in parts inventory for branches and vans
  • Assists with receiving, checking in and putting away stock orders

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  •       Excellent customer service and organization skills required.
  •       Strong computer skills necessary, including Excel.
  •       H.S. Diploma/ GED required.
  •       One year certificate from college or technical school
  •       1-3 years related experience
  •       A valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required.
  •      Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.
  •      Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  •      Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
  •       Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  •      The employee is frequently required to stand; walk, sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feet
  •       The employee may occasionally be required to climb a ladder or kneel
  •       The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and may occasionally lift up to 40 pounds
  •      Occasional driving is necessary

Modern offers an excellent Work Environment, compensation and benefits plan, Including:

  • Work for a 100% Employee Owned Company (ESOP)
  • Industry leader in technology
  • Company issued laptop and smart phone
  • Competitive salary
  • On the job training
  • Group medical insurance plan coverage

  • Optional Dental and Vision insurance plans
  • 401k Savings Plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Company paid Life insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Paid holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO)

shipping & receiving specialist

Location: Bristol, PA

SUMMARY OF FUNCTION

The Shipping/Receiving Specialist pulls and puts away orders and packs and prepares them for shipment.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Utilize FedEx and UPS system to prepare ground, air, and freight packages for shipment
  • Responsible for careful and neat packaging of outbound product.
  • Communicates daily with departments within the organization to communicate shipment information
  • Maintain neat and orderly
    shipping area.
  • Participate in on-going
    inventory process
  • Unpack and examine incoming shipments and record overages, shortages and damaged items
  • Accurately put away and pull inventory to/from assigned locations
  • Accept and assist with
    unloading of incoming shipments
  • Responsible for delivery using company van
  • Other duties as assigned by management

QUALIFICATIONS AND
EXPERIENCE

  •     Excellent customer service and organization skills required.
  •     Proficient computer skills necessary. H.S. Diploma/ GED.  
  •     A valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required.
  •     Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  •     Ability to write simple correspondence.
  •     Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
  •     Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk, sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feet. The employee may occasionally be required to climb a ladder or kneel. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and may occasionally lift up to 50+ pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Occasional driving is necessary.

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.

The noise level in the work environment is low. 

Modern offers an excellent Work Environment, compensation and benefits plan, Including:

  • Work for a 100% Employee Owned Company (ESOP)
  • Industry leader in technology
  • Company issued laptop and smart phone
  • Competitive salary
  • On the job training
  • Group medical insurance plan coverage

  • Optional Dental and Vision insurance plans
  • 401k Savings Plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Company paid Life insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Paid holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO)

forklift concierge

Location: Bristol, PA

SUMMARY

Inside Service Sales Representative / Forklift Concierge to support the Fork Lift Team to write, present, and close service repair quotes.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Inside Service Sales Activity

  • Receive quote requests via phone, service technicians, coordinators, NAV Quote Log, and system generated email
  • Write and present accurate repair quotes to service customers
    • Explain significance of repair quote and any consequences of not approving repair work
    • Document conversations with customers in NAV and CRM
    • Provide customers with formal notices upon refusal of any quotes
  • Maintain a quote log of written, approved, and denied quotes
    • Turn in approved work monthly for Management review
  • Perform follow up calls w/ customers to maintain a high rate of quote closure
  • Perform follow up calls w/ customers to ensure satisfaction upon completion of work
  • Review Quote Variances w/ Service Manager to ensure estimates are accurately written
  • Support Aftermarket Sales representatives
  • Support Service Coordinator team

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job is a salary position with no supervisory responsibilities.


QUALIFICATIONS 

– The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

– Computer experience in all Microsoft Applications.

– Organization and communication skills are required.

– Ability to organize one’s own job activity once Supervising Manager provides direction.

– Ability to communicate well with Customers, Internal and External

– Internal Customers: Other Branch personnel, Accounts Receivable / Payable Departments, Credit / Collections Departments, Accounting Department, Sales Department, Information Systems Department, and the Personnel Department.

– External Customers: All-inclusive for Modern Group Fork Lift Territory. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High School graduate and two years related industry experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Modern offers an excellent Work Environment, compensation and benefits plan, Including:

  • Work for a 100% Employee Owned Company (ESOP)
  • Industry leader in technology
  • Company issued laptop and smart phone
  • Competitive salary
  • On the job training
  • Group medical insurance plan coverage

  • Optional Dental and Vision insurance plans
  • 401k Savings Plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Company paid Life insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Paid holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO)

yard/utility worker

Location: Bristol, PA

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Receive and locate new units as they arrive.  Verify model and serial numbers.  Attach tags with serial numbers on the equipment and placing in proper location
  • Load and unload equipment when picked up or returned to branch by customers including checking hours, fuel, and general condition of equipment
  • Deliver and pickup equipment to and from jobsites as required
  • Notify branch manager of any problems or damage to the units upon return
  • Organization of yard – make sure all equipment is located in designated area and tagged correctly
  • Clean and prep equipment for sale 
  • Perform preventative maintenance and minor repairs
  • Maintain yard and shop cleanliness

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  •      Computer skills required include MS Office and general familiarity in a windows environment.
  •      Basic mechanical skills
  •      Must have valid driver’s license

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to stand for 8 hours; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee frequently is required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, climb or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.  

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Modern offers an excellent Work Environment, compensation and benefits plan, Including:

  • Work for a 100% Employee Owned Company (ESOP)
  • Industry leader in technology
  • Company issued laptop and smart phone
  • Competitive salary
  • On the job training
  • Group medical insurance plan coverage

  • Optional Dental and Vision insurance plans
  • 401k Savings Plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Company paid Life insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Paid holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO)

service coordinator/dispatcher

Location: Glen Burnie, MD

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, other duties may be assigned

Customer Service Activity
• Take incoming service calls by phone, email, and fax
• Schedule & Dispatch Service technicians according to Technicians Capabilities
• Focal point for customer contact and service technicians
• Update Customer with jobs progress
• Update & Maintain NAV customer contact cards
• Manage Service Dept customer database
• Open breakdown and PM work-orders according to service instructions
• Coach all techs in proper paperwork completion and timely submission.
• Provide feedback and opinions to the Service Manager about operational improvements that you recommend.
• Coordinate with Parts Admin on shop supplies required for upcoming projects
• Maintain Load bank tracker of shop load bank

Data Processing and Administrative
• Must be knowledgeable with Microsoft applications and Outlook Calendar & Contact Management functions and be able to leverage technology for business goals.
• Properly input all required data into computer system, including customer information and updates
• Maintain all service files accurately
• Must be detail oriented, organized and have good communication skills
• Must be able to pass background check and physical/drug screen

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High School graduate and one year related industry experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with customers or employees of organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds,. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.

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.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Modern offers an excellent Work Environment, compensation and benefits plan, Including:

  • Work for a 100% Employee Owned Company (ESOP)
  • Industry leader in technology
  • Company issued laptop and smart phone
  • Competitive salary
  • On the job training
  • Group medical insurance plan coverage

  • Optional Dental and Vision insurance plans
  • 401k Savings Plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Company paid Life insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Paid holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO)
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