Resident Field Technician – Heavy Equipment

Job Posted: October 28th, 2021

Location: Mt Vernon, Washington, US

We are looking for a Resident Field Technician to be based in our Bellingham territory who will be responsible for providing maintenance and repair of heavy equipment.  If you are seeking a new opportunity in a growing industry, this may be the job for you!

Key Responsibilities: Troubleshoot and perform diagnostic tests on Caterpillar and Allied equipment. Communicate diagnosis in a timely manner with supervisor. Interpret results and take corrective actions; determine proper sequence of repairs, control costs and analyze additional repair needs. Exhibit ownership of repair being performed Troubleshoot and repair advanced electronics using E.T. and VIMS. Remove and install components and parts. Service, maintain, adjust, and test mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems. Repair, recondition, and maintain machines / equipment, and engines. Prepare equipment for delivery. Maintain excellent customer relations. Complete the necessary reports in a timely manner responsible for knowing and understanding and adhering to DOT rules and regulations. Overnight travel required. Practice Company Values; Customer Focus, Teamwork, Commitment, Respect, Sense of Urgency, Integrity, and Safety. Must be a self-starter and be able to work remotely with minimal direction and supervision.

Experience: Knowledge of Caterpillar equipment, E.T. and SIS programs High school graduate with 3-4 years industry experience preferred. Must be able to operate heavy equipment for diagnosis purposes and must be able to operate a forklift.

Attention to detail, good organizational skills and ability to prioritize customer jobs.   Excellent communication skills in person and over the phone are required; must be able to communicate effectively in writing with internal and external customers.   Work alone or as a team. PC Skills required. Valid Washington driver's license, CDL license may be required.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes salary, health benefits, vacation, sick leave, life insurance, 401(k) with profit sharing and company match. For more information about Harnish Group Inc., please apply at

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