Field Technician – Heavy Equipment

Job Posted: October 27th, 2021

Location: Chehalis, Washington, US

N C Machinery carries the complete line of Caterpillar® engine and power systems products covering a vast territory that includes central and western Washington, central and eastern Montana, northwestern Wyoming, northwestern North Dakota and the state of Alaska. We are the Pacific Northwest’s Caterpillar Dealer in delivering prime and standby electric power, marine, oil and gas, and industrial/OEM installations.

About the Position:

  • This is a key role in our company in which our technicians are responsible for diagnosing and repairing of Caterpillar equipment including removing, repairing, assembling and installing.
  • You will need to diagnose and troubleshoot engines, powertrains, electrical and hydraulic systems so experience with CAT diagnostic equipment, CAT repair tooling, rigging and blocking equipment is essential.
  • Due to the multiple projects you will be assigned, this position requires planning and organizing skills with a particular emphasis on controlling job costs.
  • You will need to investigate, analyze and identify the problem in order to make recommendations that eliminates the issue.
  • Our technicians work with a variety of people communication skills that include strong interpersonal skills and effective writing is necessary for utilizing internal software and other software programs.

 

Qualifications & Experience Needed:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent or a graduate of a 2-4 year vocational technical school training institution or equivalent experience is required.
  • A valid driver's license is vital as it will be used for potential forklift driving and operation of equipment such as hydraulic and mechanical presses, hoists, cranes, pressure washers, and more. Proficient in Microsoft Office Products and Outlook.
  • Ability to stand up to eight hours per day and includes twisting, bending, squatting, sitting stooping and kneeling.
  • Flexibility to travel for extended periods of time to work with our customers will be required. Experience working at a Caterpillar (CAT) dealership or with CAT products is ideal.

Benefits:

  • $5000 sign on bonus
  • Excellent opportunities for advancement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401k w/Company Match and Profit Sharing
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Training program covering CAT Machines, Engines and Components, including the latest technical updates and troubleshooting techniques.

Harnish Group Inc. and Member Companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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