Technician – Truck Engine

Job Posted: October 16th, 2021

Location: Billings, Montana, US

Harnish Group Inc. is the Caterpillar Dealer in central and western Washington, central and eastern Montana, northwestern Wyoming, northwestern North Dakota and the state of Alaska. Our Member Companies are N C Machinery Co., NC The Cat Rental Store, N C Power Systems Co., Tractor & Equipment Co., T&E The Cat Rental Store, T&E Power Systems, and SITECH Northwest, representing Caterpillar and other manufacturers. We are a family owned and managed company with 1,000+ employees. Our Mission is to help our customers succeed by providing premier business solutions delivered by engaged employees through teamwork and excellence. 

About the Position:

Do you like to solve technical problems? Are you effective at troubleshooting? If so, we have a challenging opportunity as a Service Technician in our Truck Service Shop at our Billings (Southgate) location. Our technicians are responsible for diagnosing and repairing of Caterpillar truck engines including removing, repairing, assembling and installing.

About the position:

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot engines, powertrains, electrical and hydraulic systems, and experience with CAT diagnostic equipment, CAT repair tooling, rigging and blocking equipment is essential.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects as assigned, this position will require planning and organizing skills with a particular emphasis on controlling job costs.
  • Investigate, analyze and identify the problem in order to make recommendations that eliminates issues. 
  • Able to work with a variety of people, from internal employees to customers, communication and strong interpersonal skills is essential.
  • Effective writing skill is necessary.  
  • Ability to utilize internal software and other software programs. 

Qualifications & Experience Needed:

A high school degree (or equivalent).  Graduate of a 2-4 year vocational technical school training institution or equivalent experience is required. A valid driver's license will be required. Potential forklift, driving customer vehicles, cranes and pressure washers. Proficient in Microsoft Office Products. This role requires the ability to stand up to eight hours per day and includes twisting, bending, squatting, sitting, stooping and kneeling. Experience working at a Caterpillar (CAT) dealership or with CAT engines is ideal.

Company Benefits:

We offer a competitive wage, and excellent benefits, medical & dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing / company match, Verizon & AT&T cell phone discount, paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, company paid life insurance, training and support from Caterpillar and team members.

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