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CAREERS AT BOISE MOBILE EQUIPMENT

Boise Mobile Equipment consists of two fire apparatus manufacturing facilities in Boise, Idaho. Combined, the facilities employ individuals specializing in auto body, welding, fabrication, electrical, sales and support. We are seeking employees who would be proud to build life-saving equipment and become involved with a great company.

At BME, we are serious about creating a safe and productive work environment. We believe in the high levels of safety, service, and attention to the needs of our people, our guests and the fire service. We want you to understand that we also believe in core values.

  • We believe in honesty and integrity.
  • We believe in doing business in a professional and friendly manner.
  • We believe in providing a reliable, high quality product.
  • We believe in equal employment opportunities without bias.
  • We believe that a drug free workplace is critical to our safety, success, and well-being.
HOURS + BENEFITS

Positions are full time, Monday through Friday. Some occasional expected overtime will be assigned, as needed, to meet production schedules. Our employee benefits include:

  • Competitive Wage, based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Plan with Matching
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
INTERESTED IN A CAREER

If you are interested in a rewarding career opportunity, we encourage you to call our office. You may send an email to inquire about openings to employment@bmefire.com. We seek to hire professional, ambitious applicants with good communication skills, who want to be part of a fast-paced and growing company for all job openings.

We are a growing shop looking to find experienced body shop employees who have a good understanding of bodywork principles, how to use body filler, how to block sand, and the ability to use air-tools. An ideal candidate would have a broad range of experiences and a strong mechanical aptitude. Related field experience would include automotive customization or collision repair work.

We work on large flat panels that require a fair amount of practice to become proficient at filling and blocking. As a Bodywork and Prep Technician, you will be responsible for grinding, acid washing, and prepping the body for the paint process. Responsibilities will include mixing and applying body filler, sanding with both longboards and mud-hog sanders. Finish sanding primer, caulking seams, masking openings, and occasional color sanding and buffing. Candidates with tools and a roll around tool box are preferred. All applicants must pass a basic math test and pre-employment drug screening. We currently have openings in both day and swing shift positions. Completion of vocational schooling or a minimum of 1-2 years of similar shop experience preferred.

Responsibilities include:

  • Final assembly
  • Bondo work
  • Metal work
  • Knowledge of body shop materials

Boise Mobile Equipment is a custom fire apparatus manufacturer with over 25 years in the Boise area. We specialize in the fabrication and construction of some of the most durable fire trucks in the industry.

The technician is responsible for maintaining the fleet for clients and to handle service calls at client locations as well as in the BME shop. Provide service to our customers while maintaining exceptional customer service. This can include cleaning, maintenance, visual inspection and removal of parts and attachments. Installation with the help of proper manuals, report writing, disassembly, assembly parts evaluation for reuse and/or reconditioning.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain all aspects of equipment according to company, customer and regulatory standards.
  • Experience in electrical troubleshooting, diagnostics and repair with integrated body and chassis components.
  • Handle basic maintenance of the truck including filling tank with fuel, checking oil, keeping it clean and making sure required inspections are performed and documented as assigned.
  • Perform maintenance and repair on the body of the apparatus
  • Manage inventory control on the service truck and for keeping the vehicle properly stocked.
  • Report to the Service Manager and will be assigned duties on a daily or weekly basis.
  • Maintain availability for after-hours service calls and be available for an open work schedule.
  • Maintain and inventory the supplied tools for the work required in maintaining diesel engine trucks and associated fire apparatus equipment.
  • Read job order, observe and listen to vehicle in operation to determine malfunction and to plan work procedures.
  • Utilize various diagnostic equipment to determine malfunction and utilize available technical information to determine and perform correct repair procedure.
  • Perform all necessary diagnostic and documentation functions on the company computer system.
  • Examine protective guards, loose bolts and specified safety devices on trucks and adjust.
  • Lubricate moving parts and drives on the repaired vehicle to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Perform preventative maintenance work as requested.
  • Document and submit necessary paperwork or enter into mobile service program as work performed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Respond to customer inquiries regarding the work. Foster positive customer relations.
  • Advise customer and/or service writer of any repairs or services which should be performed within the next 3 months.
  • Participate in training and utilize that training in the course of work.
  • 5 years’ experience as a Class 5 – 8 technician a plus.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Have a current and valid CDL and Medical card as required by the FMVS (or be able to get one).
  • Mechanical aptitude and technical ability are a must.
  • Must have or be able to get EVT certification in all three Fire Apparatus Technician levels.

Boise Mobile Equipment is a custom fire apparatus manufacturer with over 25 years in the Boise area. We specialize in the fabrication and construction of some of the most durable fire trucks in the industry.

Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in mechanical drafting and design in AutoCAD 2D & 3D
  • Proficient in Solidworks
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong math background
  • Detail Oriented
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Work independently and capable of self-checking for completeness and accuracy of work produced

Additional experience in manufacturing is a plus.

Primary duties and responsibilities will be Solidworks modelling and engineering support.

Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.

Boise Mobile Equipment is a custom fire apparatus manufacturer with over 25 years in the Boise area. We specialize in the fabrication and construction of some of the most durable fire trucks in the industry.

Job Skills / Responsibilities:

  • Design and fabrication of equipment brackets and wire harnesses.
  • Emergency console buildouts
  • Emergency lighting packages
  • Multi-plex systems
  • OEM Interface and programming

Requirements:

  • Must pass a basic math test and pre-employment drug screening.
  • Understanding of electrical principles and electrical circuits.
  • Understanding of relays, diodes, and switches and the ability to diagnose and test circuits after installation.

Additional items considered:

  • Automotive customization/mechanical work, finish carpentry/stereo installation or other layout experience, or some type of metal fabrication work.
  • 1-2 years of working with 12 volt systems or related vocational schooling would be preferred.

BME Emergency Vehicle Upfitting has provided a multitude of first responders with the safest, most advanced, and most comfortable emergency vehicle outfitting solutions available. This division has expanded into virtually all aspects of public safety products and services. We are looking to add more electrical technician to our team!

Job Skills / Responsibilities:

  • Design and fabrication of equipment brackets and wire harnesses.
  • Emergency console buildouts
  • Emergency lighting packages
  • Multi-plex systems
  • OEM Interface and programming

Requirements:

  • Must pass a basic math test and pre-employment drug screening.
  • Understanding of electrical principles and electrical circuits.
  • Understanding of relays, diodes, and switches and the ability to diagnose and test circuits after installation.

Additional items considered:

  • Automotive customization/mechanical work, finish carpentry/stereo installation or other layout experience, or some type of metal fabrication work.
  • 1-2 years of working with 12 volt systems or related vocational schooling would be preferred.
To apply for this position please email your resume to Troy@bmefire.com 

Boise Mobile Equipment is expanding production to meet the demands of having been awarded multiple contracts and we are looking to build a team of individuals who possess a variety of skills. We are a new-build fire apparatus manufacturer with over 20 years in the Boise area. We specialize in the construction of one of the most durable fire truck bodies in the industry. We build to custom specifications supplied by our customers.

All experience levels considered as we begin ramping up to meet the growing customer demand.

Fit and Finish Craftsmen (responsible for the design and creation of brackets and overlays; the assembly and final fit of components; related field experience might include automotive customization, finish carpentry, or metal fabrication).

Candidates with tools (a list will be supplied at interview) and a roll around tool box are preferred.

All applicants must pass a basic math test and pre-employment drug screening.

Completion of vocational schooling or a minimum of 1-2 years of similar shop experience preferred.

Compensation varies by position, experience, and candidate’s ability to fulfill tool list requirements at start.

We are looking for a detail-oriented, hard-working inventory clerk with warehouse experience and great communication skills. Your responsibilities would include maintaining inventory records, loading/unloading trucks, operate forklift/pallet jack as needed and other duties as required. Inventory clerks can expect to work long hours sometimes and might have to travel in town occasionally. This is a daytime/nighttime position.

Successful inventory clerks should have exceptional math and analytical skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills. Ideal candidates are physically fit and have warehouse experience, a working knowledge of word processing, ERP/MRP/WMS systems and a valid driver’s license.

Inventory Clerk Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and updating inventory records.
  • Counting materials, equipment, merchandise, or supplies in stock.
  • Reporting discrepancies between physical counts and computer records.
  • Developing or improving upon inventory management procedures.
  • Stocking and issuing supplies, equipment or merchandise.
  • Operate company vehicle to pickup/deliver supplies.

Inventory Clerk Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.
  • 2+ years experience in inventory control.
  • 2+ years ERP/MRP/WMS systems experience.
  • Excellent math and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Lift, bend, push/pull, climb ladders and stay on feet for the duration of a shift.
  • Ability to work a minimum of 45 hours per week (M-F) and occasional Saturday.
  • Forklift experience beneficial.

Job Type: Full-time

The receptionist helps support upper management, serves as an onsite resource regarding policies and procedures, and provides an exceptional customer experience through courteous and professional interactions. The receptionist greets customers, vendors, and visitors promptly and connects them to the appropriate person(s). The receptionist utilizes excellent customer service skills to ensure others feel informed, at ease and appreciated.

Responsibilities would include:

  • Answer incoming calls in a professional and pleasant manner and transfer accordingly
  • Performing general receptionist support work such as running reports, copying, filing, faxing etc.
  • Work to assist Management as needed
  • Open, sort, and distribute incoming mail
  • Multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Show strong attention to detail and communicate effectively with internal staff and external customers
  • Demonstrate self-motivation and initiative
  • Demonstrate strong computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Job Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Able to use basic office equipment, including document copying and scanning.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Able to understand and follow policies and procedures, take instruction, learn quickly and ask questions.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Able to communicate clearly concisely both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Able to work cooperatively with others as a team and with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • A proactive approach to problem solving with decision-making skills
  • Able to learn new software systems

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • 1+ Year previous receptionist or customer care experience

Job Type: Full-time

We are looking for a skilled Welder to cut and join metals and other materials at our facilities. You will operate appropriate equipment to put together structures parts with a great deal of precision. Your job is important as it provides the foundation for strong infrastructure.

A welder must be competent in using potentially dangerous equipment following all safety precautions. The ideal candidate will also have a steady hand and great attention to detail. Knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is essential.

Include:

  • Reading blueprints and drawings and taking measurements to plan layout and procedures
  • Determining the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
  • Setting up components for welding according to specifications

Responsibilities

  • Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
  • Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
  • Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
  • Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces
  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)
  • Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps
  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety

Requirements

  • Proven experience as welder
  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MIG etc.)
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Deftness and attention to detail
  • Proficient in English
  • Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program is required
  • Professional Certification (e.g. an AWS welding certificate) will be a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Ability to perform skilled work pertaining to plumbing and welding such as assembling parts, installing pipe, and welding using the GTAW process. People who apply need to be able to work with little to no supervision; the individual must know how to problem solve without asking direction.

Examples of duties:

  • Install general plumbing systems and maintain/repair existing plumbing
  • Monitors supply and equipment inventory
  • Welding stainless pipe with the GTAW process
  • Acid washing pipes prior to install

Knowledge of:

  • Proper safety gear for shop environment
  • Able to use power/air/basic tools (wrenches, punches, etc.)
  • Welding knowledge preferred
  • Ability to read tape measure
  • Basic math skills

Ability to:

  • Interpret blueprints, plans, drawings, schematics and other data pertaining to the objective
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions with minimal accountability
  • Communicating effectively with coworkers and customers
  • Work with a group of people effectively

Boise Mobile Equipment provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Boise Mobile Equipment 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.

Willing to do what others won't. Able to do what others can't.

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