Service Technician-GPT

Job Posted: October 16th, 2021

Location: Gulfport, Mississippi, US

Puckett Machinery Company is the Caterpillar® heavy equipment, rental services, and power systems dealer for central and southern Mississippi. As the industry leader in our territory with 15 locations, helping our customers succeed is our number one priority.

We are seeking experienced Diesel Service Technicians at heavy equipment location in Gulfport.  

We Offer:

  • Starting pay $17.00+/hour, depending on experience.
  • Mon-Fri schedule with occasional after hours/weekend work.
  • Scheduled Overtime
  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan including Medical, Dental, and Vision, 401(k).
  • Specialized technical training.

Attention Automotive Technicians! If you are tired of the variable commission pay game and hungry for steady, stable hours and great compensation, consider a career change to our heavy equipment service team!

The Service Technician is responsible for the set-up, repair, service, diagnostics, preventive maintenance, and installation of replacement parts on Caterpillar diesel powered heavy equipment. This is an entry level skilled trade position working independently and/or with guidance from service mentors in a service shop setting. The position reports to the Shop Supervisor.

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities:

  • Disassemble, assemble, and install components and parts, including but not limited to powertrain, hydraulic, electrical AC/DC, and diesel engines in accordance with all prescribed quality and safety standards.
  • Identify the problem and cause of failure through logical troubleshooting steps.
  • Clean, repair, recondition, and maintain equipment and components.
  • Test, measure, and adjust engine and machine systems and components.
  • Research and determine reusability of parts in accordance with published manufacturer guidelines.
  • Coordinate the ordering of replacement parts with supervisor.
  • Prepare and submit detailed, complete and legible service reports of all inspection and repairs performed using prescribed forms and procedures in a timely manner.
  • Keep supervisor regularly apprised of status of assigned repair jobs and assist in addressing customer questions and concerns.
  • Prepare, inspect and test operate machines prior to delivery.
  • Maintain work area, tools, and equipment to promote a clean and safe environment.
  • Maintain a professional and proper personal appearance at all times.
  • Keep up to date with developments in tooling, technologies and systems.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
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