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Diesel Technician (Resident) at Nebraska Machinery Company in North Platte, Nebraska

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Company: NMC Group

Title: Diesel Technician (Resident)

Location: North Platte, NE




Nebraska Machinery Company’s Diesel Technician (Resident) is responsible for repairing Caterpillar machines to customers’ satisfaction in the field or customer location with minimal supervision. This person removes, installs, repairs, disassembles, assembles, performs failure analysis of all Caterpillar equipment including engines, attachments, electrical systems, hydraulics, transmissions, power train, brakes, steering, and electronic and computer applications.

This position is eligible for Hiring Bonus, Relocation & Transitioning Military Assistance.

  • ricing estimates and parts orders. Coordinates creation of quotes with Service Writers.



  • Diesel Technician (Resident) inspects, diagnoses, troubleshoots, services and repairs customer Caterpillar machines in a field environment.

  • Conducts necessary machine performance and diagnostic tests, interprets results and makes an independent decision as to the extent of machine repair.

  • References and interprets service manuals, diagnostic software and parts books to determine problems/malfunctions and to verify repair specifications and parts needed.

  • Verifies warranty information for parts still under warranty and handles return of core and remanufactured parts.

  • Performs failure analysis on all Caterpillar equipment including engines, electrical systems, hydraulics, transmission, power train, brakes, steering and electronic/computer applications.

  • Uses troubleshooting methods to repair and diagnose machine and attachment failures and performs repairs according to time requirement guidelines (TRG) standards. Escalates unresolved issues to Technical Communicators for further research and assistance.

  • Performs work in the field or at customer locations which can include overtime and overnight assignments.

  • Will perform other duties as required.



  • 3+ Years of experience diagnosing and repairing heavy equipment which may include construction or agriculture equipment, generators or industrial engines (Caterpillar equipment knowledge is preferred).

  • Experience diagnosing and repairing internal combustion engines (diesel).

  • Experience with various types of systems and components (hydraulics, mechanical, pneumatic, power train, electronic, electrical, air and fuel systems, ac/dc electrical theory, etc.) on a large number of different kinds of equipment.



  • Medical (and FSA/HSA plans), Dental, Vision Insurances

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

  • Company-paid Basic Life Insurance

  • Supplemental Term Life Insurance

  • 401(k) with Profit Sharing

  • Tuition Reimbursement and In-house Training Dept.

  • Paid Military Leave

  • Short and Long-Term Disability

  • Safety Glasses and Boot Program



As a Nebraska-based company with more than 80 years in the equipment industry, NMC is focused on providing a comprehensive line of capital equipment solutions to the many industries we serve. Our employees enjoy a relaxed culture with competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and an inspiring culture. The NMC team is focused on enabling our customers’ success by understanding their unique needs and delivering tailored, innovative equipment solutions with a specialization in Caterpillar construction equipment, power generation, material handling, rental equipment, and total truck service. NMC takes pride in cultivating strong relationships with our customers and our talented professionals; these connections cultivate growth and success and they are truly the strength of NMC.



Enabling our customers' success by understanding their unique needs and delivering tailored, innovative capital equipment solutions.



NMC is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or membership in any class protected by applicable local, state or federal law.