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Oshkosh Corporation Lead Field Service Refuse Technician in Topeka, Kansas

About McNeilus, an Oshkosh Company

McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Inc. is committed to serving everyday heroes and is an industry leading designer and manufacturer of refuse truck bodies. McNeilus produces a complete line of high-performance rear load, front load, and automated side load refuse bodies to augment any refuse collection fleet. Our team members are critical in our mission of supporting waste warriors and keeping communities safe and clean.


The lead level Field Service Refuse Technician will troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair complex refuse machines and equipment within a designated customer territory. They will be responsible for training other technicians in order to develop their skills, knowledge, and understanding of proper repair techniques.


These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Conduct all aspects of advance repairs on all complexities of vehicles and various equipment.

  • Train other technicians by assisting them with troubleshooting and accurate way of searching for parts.

  • Inspect and troubleshoot different types of vehicles to determine a resolution.

  • Assist technicians with Quality Control issues when necessary.

  • Lead morning stand up meetings for the Aftermarket Parts Team.

  • Continuously maintaining a safe and orderly work environment.


  • High School Diploma or its equivalent.

  • Five (5) or more years of experience in the heavy equipment field or in a related area.

  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • Valid Class B CDL License.

  • Excellent problem solving capabilities.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Verbal and written communication skills.


  • Experience as a Field Service Technician.

  • Experience mentoring and training others.

  • Experience using hand tools and power tools.

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.