Lincoln, NE, US, 68528

Vancer was formed to create custom maintenance-of-way (MOW) equipment for rail clients. Our employees are the cornerstone of our business and key to ensuring we develop and deliver successful solutions that meet the needs of our railroad customers. 


 We’re loking for a Technician who will play a key role in the success of our growth.  As a technician, you will provide practical technical expertise as it relates to inspecting, troubleshooting, and repairing Railroad equipment. 


If you have any questions regarding the technician position prior to applying, please reach out to our Recruiting team at or 402-891-7555. 



  • Analyzes and diagnoses machining, machine malfunctions, etc. to coordinate corrective and preventive procedures and to prevent excessive downtime and interrupted schedules. 

  • Coordinates equipment repair and maintains thorough documentation on all maintenance performed on machine shop equipment. Schedules and performs maintenance on equipment.  

  • Repair damaged or improper functioning equipment and attachments. Troubleshoots any circuit or failure by use of computer software, digital multi meter, hand and pneumatic tools. References Service Information Systems (SIS) to locate service letters, service magazines, technical information bulletins, and special instructions pertaining to failures and technical issues.  

  • Tests and adjusts new, used and updated products/machinery to ensure new designs, circuits and products are set to perform to fullest potential.  Calibrate or adjust equipment to ensure quality production.   

  • Researches SIS and outside sources to find components to perform desired functions required, along with safety, ergonomic, hydraulic, electrical and mechanical products.  

  • Collaborates between various departments finding most efficient and productive way to meet the customer’s needs.   

  • Prepares all required forms and reports, such as work orders, warranty information and reports, charges out time, documents expenses and purchase orders, ensuring accuracy of detail daily. Orders and returns needed parts via service order via appropriate method.  

  • Follows all safety policies and procedures, including contamination control and HAZMAT rules and regulations. Reports potentially unsafe conditions. Uses equipment and materials properly. Attends safety meetings as required. Maintains tools in good working order as per MSHA and OSHA regulations. Maintains a clean work area in accordance to contamination control and  standards.  

  • Participates in all job-related training and applicable development classes to maintain current knowledge base on machines serviced by Vancer.  



  • Knowledge of hydraulics, electrical, mechanical
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in Automotive/ Heavy equipment



  • Positive attitude/ team oriented
  • Problem solving skills
  • Works well under pressure/ deadlines



  • Medical (and FSA/HSA plans), Dental, Vision Insurances 

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays 

  • Company-paid Basic Life Insurance 

  • Supplemental Term Life Insurance 

  • 401(k) with Match 

  • Tuition Reimbursement and In-house Training Dept. 

  • Paid Military Leave 

  • Short and Long-Term Disability 

  • Safety Glasses and Boot Program 






Built in Nebraska, Vancer was founded to engineer, build, and distribute quality, innovative and safe maintenance-of-way (MOW) equipment for the railroad industry.  By working closely with Class I railroads, Vancer has developed and supplied high quality, MOW solutions that help maintain thousands of miles of track each year.  At Vancer, we take great pride in keeping our finger on the pulse of the rail industry. We listen. We learn. And we are committed to finding successful solutions for our railroad customers for many years to come. 


Vancer is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions. RAKA Rentals shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  


* The job duties listed in this job posting do not constitute a complete and exclusive list. Vancer further reserves the right to modify job duties, at any time and in its sole discretion, to meet the needs of the Company.  

Nearest Major Market: Lincoln