Heavy Equipment Service Technician

Job Posted: October 18th, 2021

Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana, US

IT'S MORE THAN A JOB; IT'S A LIVING.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Apply here to begin your career as a Caterpillar HEAVY EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN!

YOU

Every day is a new challenge as you will work on the heavy equipment that builds our roads, communities, industry, and infrastructure. Whether you've got years of experience or are just starting out, we've got a place for you to start. Caterpillar Technicians are the world's finest.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION

  • You will diagnose, troubleshoot, repair and perform preventative maintenance on all component of heavy equipment such as electrical codes, engines, fuel systems, hydraulics, power generation and powertrains
  • You will be responsible for removal and installation of heavy equipment engine components according to Caterpillar standards and technical service manuals
  • You will learn to understand the Caterpillar exchange parts process and financial cost analysis of repairs for our customers
  • You will create, track and formalize work order documents on our Caterpillar customer service report software systems

MOST IMPORTANT QUALIFICATIONS

  • REQUIRED: High School Diploma or (GED) equivalent
  • REQUIRED: Strong mechanical aptitude
  • PREFERRED: Prior technical training for diesel engine or heavy equipment
  • You must own a basic tool inventory. Louisiana Cat offers a great Tooling Program to help you get there
  • You must have strong customer service skills, a professional demeanor and always have a "safety-first" mentality every hour of every day

JOB FACTS

  • WORK SHIFT: 12 hour days / some weekend;
  • Will require physical movement as listed in the job description

SAFETY IN ALL WE DO

  • We require strict compliance with PPE (personal protective equipment) safety regulations
  • We maintain compliance with all Federal, State and Local safety and company regulations
  • All employees must follow all Company Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) procedures
  • Louisiana Cat is a drug-free workplace

WHY PEOPLE JOIN LOUISIANA CAT

  • We are known for service quality and unsurpassed customer relationships guided by our strong company values, culture and safety standards
  • We have energy, focus and passion delivering results because what we do impacts our customers each and every day
  • We work across Construction, Electrical Power, Forestry, Governmental, Heavy Equipment, Industrial, Landscaping, Marine Engines and Oil & Gas industries
  • We invest in training and development programs for our employees to build their toolkit and career paths here at Louisiana CAT
  • We offer competitive pay and benefits, paid holidays and vacation, employee incentive programs and 401(k) company match programs to meet family and work lifestyles

WHO WE ARE

Louisiana CAT is the only authorized Caterpillar Dealer for the state of Louisiana. We provide Caterpillar Equipment, Service, Parts and Engines to customers across a wide range of industries. We are guided by our strong company culture, safety standards and activities in the communities in which we operate. We seek out employees who are inspired by our timeless values, thrive in growing company environment and want to become a part of a dynamic company backed by 85+ years of success. We have 23 locations across Louisiana and the Gulf South with Corporate HQ located in Reserve, LA and Power Systems HQ located in New Iberia, LA.

Louisiana CAT (Louisiana Machinery Co, LLC) and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). M/F/D/V and we proudly hire U.S. Veterans.

Louisiana CAT (Louisiana Machinery Co., LLC) uses E-Verify and complies with I-9 employment eligibility requirements of all new hires. Click here for your rights - https://www.e-verify.gov/employees

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and EEO Law Supplement: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf



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