Posted in Transportation 30+ days ago.
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About the Position: Do you like to solve technical problems? Are you effective at troubleshooting? If so, we have a challenging opportunity as a Heavy Equipment Technician in our Mount Vernon Branch. This is a key role in our company. Our technicians are responsible for diagnosing and repairing of Caterpillar equipment including removing, repairing, assembling and installing. You will need to diagnose and troubleshoot engines, powertrains, electrical and hydraulic systems so experience with CAT diagnostic equipment, CAT repair tooling, rigging and blocking equipment is essential. Due to the multiple projects you will be assigned, this position requires planning and organizing skills with a particular emphasis on controlling job costs. You will need to investigate, analyze and identify the problem in order to make recommendations that eliminates the issue. Our technicians work with a variety of people communication skills that include strong interpersonal skills and effective writing is necessary for utilizing internal software and other software programs.
Qualifications & Experience Needed: A high school degree (or equivalent) or a graduate of a 2-4 year vocational technical school training institution or equivalent experience is required. A valid driver's license will be required where it will be used for potential forklift driving and operation equipment such as hydraulic and mechanical presses, hoists, cranes, pressure washers, as examples. You will need to be proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Outlook). This role requires the ability to stand up to eight hours per day and includes twisting, bending, squatting, sitting stooping and kneeling. Flexibility to travel for extended periods of time to work with our customers will be required. Experience working at a Caterpillar (CAT) dealership or with CAT products is ideal. 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 www.ncmachinery.com .