Shop Technician, AG

Job Posted: October 18th, 2021

Location: West Branch, Iowa, US

Job Category:  Technicians

Working Hours/Days

Monday- Friday, 7:30am-4pm, overtime & weekends as needed


Perform in shop service and repairs at our West Branch, Iowa location.

Basic Duties

  • Focusing primarily on Terragators, Rogators, Spra Coupe, Cat Lexion Combines, Challenger tractors and other Cat AG products.
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, electrical and all other systems.
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned.


  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program preferred or 2 years of AG machinery knowledge and experience required.
  • Electrical and hydraulic diagnostic and troubleshooting skills needed.
  • Basic computer skills are needed especially with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, Outlook and CAT Programs.
  • Must have knowledge and previous experience working with parts books.
  • Possess good communication skills and able to lift 75-100lbs.
  • Willingness to work overtime and some weekends when needed.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, be a self-starter and able to adapt to change.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record. This includes no more than 2 minor violations within the past 3 years and no major violations within the past 5 years (Motor Vehicle Report will be performed on final candidate).

Altorfer Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals- including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

This position works in a warehouse/shop environment. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75-100lbs. May be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields) when needed. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May intermittently sit at a desk for a period of time to answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through email. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. Occasional travel may be required. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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