Heavy Duty Truck Engine Technician / Mechanic

Job Posted: October 19th, 2021

Location: Birmingham, Alabama, US

Job Category:  Technicians

Did you know there is a shortage of skilled technicians in the United States? Individuals with the ability to troubleshoot and repair equipment are among the most in demand in the workforce. Many of our most successful employees began their careers as Service Technicians. Our customers depend on our ability to fix it right the first time. Thompson Tractor Company is proud to represent Caterpillar, the world's #1 brand of construction, engine, on-highway truck, power generation, and material handling equipment. If you have what it takes to meet the high standards of a Caterpillar Technician, apply online today to join our team.

The Technician is responsible for performing jobs involving servicing and repair of class 6-8 heavy duty truck and diesel engines of various types. The Technician will be expected to work both independently and on a team. Extensive on the job training, classroom instruction, and e-learning must be successfully completed to remain in the technician training program. The Technician will demonstrate initiative, commitment to team work, enthusiasm for customer service, and dedication to finding solutions in an efficient manner. The Technician will advance in Classification as attitude, skill level, and job performance allows.

Essential Job Functions
• Adheres to and follows all applicable and required safety standards and procedures
• Plans and performs minor repairs using correct tools and procedures
• Orders and return parts for assigned jobs in timely manner
• Performs the following tasks on basic components in work area including engine, brakes, hydraulic, transmission, and electrical components: remove and install; disassemble and reassemble; perform minor adjustments
• Performs Preventive Maintenance service according to factory guidelines
• Demonstrates proper use of service information systems
• Works as helper in field service with experienced Technician as required
• Works independently in the field as required



High School or Equivalent

Licenses & Certifications


Driver's License Personal


Fork Lift Certification

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