Service Center Technician

Date: Feb 16, 2019

Location: Golden Valley, MN, US, 55427

Tennant Company is a recognized leader of the cleaning industry. Since 1870 we have been passionate about developing innovative and sustainable solutions that help our customers clean more spaces more effectively, addressing indoor and outdoor cleaning challenges. Our products include equipment for maintaining surfaces in industrial, commercial and outdoor environments; detergent-free and other sustainable cleaning technologies; cleaning tools and supplies; and coatings for protecting, repairing and upgrading surfaces. With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company operates in three geographic business units including the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific. Join the company committed to empowering our customers to create a cleaner, safer and healthier world with high-performance cleaning solutions that minimize waste, reduce costs, improve safety and further sustainability goals.

Tennant Company is currently seeking a Service Center Technician for our Commerical Reconditioned Equipment department. 



  • Clean, Prep and Make Ready machines for Reconditioning
  • Teardown and rebuild a variety of used Tennant Commercial equipment
  • Clean and Maintain Facilities and Assets of the Recon Center
  • Learn product through Self Study, Hands-on experience and Guidance from Shop Supervisor/Peers
  • Assist in all aspects of the reconditioning process
  • Responsible for cleaning incoming machines and preparing the machines for shop work. This includes using hand tools and carefully cleaning the machines with a pressure washer
  • Perform cleaning and light repair of returned rental equipment
  • Assists in keeping shop area clean and performing minor and routine maintenance-related activities as directed and assigned by Shop Supervisor
  • Assists in building maintenance, including keeping shop area clean and performing minor and routine maintenance-related activities as directed and assigned
  • Assist with other Recon Center duties as needed and as assigned by Shop Supervisor
  • Study and complete company service training programs offered and Self-Study to obtain necessary skills
  • Satisfy, in a timely and complete fashion, required service-related documentation: timesheets, repair orders, machine checklists, receiving records expense reports, inventory control forms and any other service related documents
  • Must comply with all service department and company procedures, policies and programs
  • Responsible for proper and safe use, maintenance, and reporting for all Tennant Company property. This includes all tools and equipment
  • Consistently present professional image, both in personal appearance and condition of company equipment
  • Punctuality is a must for this position and individual should have reliable means of transportation to and from work



  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • 1 to 4 years of experience performing mechanical or electrical repairs (mobile equipment, appliances, office equipment, electronics, rental equipment, automotive, etc.)
  • Completed certification courses a plus



  • High mechanical aptitude and interest in learning mechanical maintenance and repair
  • Ability to work as a team player in a fast paced setting
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills
  • Ability to understand and fill out service-related documents and paperwork
  • Ability to safely use hand tools and service shop equipment
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Must have strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, email and diagnostic software.



  • Must be able to lift 60 pounds, with most items weighing between 2 and 20 pounds. Occasionally may be required to lift items weighing up to 90 pounds. Assistance should be provided for items weighing over 60 pounds
  • Position requires sitting, standing, bending, twisting, reaching, pushing and pulling
  • Must be able to wear safety glasses and safety shoes
  • Must be medically capable of performing all aspects of the job with the maximum amount of safety



  • Gasoline, diesel, and LP. Antifreeze, grease, lubricants, cleaning fluids/detergents, and solvents. Battery acid and related fumes. Noise to 87 decibels.



Let us introduce you to Tennant Company. We’re everywhere. In your sports clubs, shopping malls, office buildings, parking lots. We make things that make things look like new. We bring new cleaning ideas to market. There is new dirt every day and our machines clean it up. With manufacturing operations and sales, service and support functions across globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected. If you want to get your hands dirty on a project, step up with your own ideas, or maybe even explore talents you never knew you had, Tennant Company is a place where that can happen. Because at Tennant, we like to think like new. Begin your journey with us. Let's reinvent how the world cleans.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other basis protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.


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