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Shop/Field Technician at Diversified Products LLC in Omaha, Nebraska

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Purpose

Whether it is concepting new ideas or improving an existing product to enhance productivity - Ceres is ready to help bring ideas to life. We provide concept generation, detailed design, prototyping, testing, refinement, as well as manufacturing specialized machinery and purpose-built attachments. Our team of Mechanical, Industrial and Electrical Certified Professional Engineers has nearly 100 years of combined experience, and they, along with our technicians, welders and fabricators, complete our team of experts in analyzing concept generation, designing, and specifying components for complex systems and then bring them to life through our manufacturing capabilities.

The Shop / Field Technician is responsible for designing, developing and assembling complex custom railway systems and circuits to meet customer needs and requests in a shop environment. In order to best serve CERES customers, the TITLE Technician is called on to provide field support as needed. This involves inspecting, diagnosing, troubleshooting, and servicing customer machines in a field environment. As a systems expert for CERES, the TITLE Technician makes machine improvement recommendations to the design team based on feedback collected from the field.

Essential & Primary Job Duties
Assists design team with engineering of new hydraulic, electrical and mechanical systems/circuits to meet customer needs and requests. Designs new systems/circuits to operate new and older attachments.

Repairs damaged or improper functioning equipment and attachments.

Removes, installs, repairs, disassembles, assembles, performs failure analysis of all Caterpillar Maintenance of Wayequipment including engines, attachments, electrical systems, hydraulics, transmissions, power train, brakes, steering, and electronic and computer applications.

Conducts necessary inspections, troubleshooting, machine performance and diagnostic tests, and interprets results to make independent decisions to repair damaged or improperly functioning equipment and attachments.

Troubleshoots any circuit or failure by use of computer software, hand and pneumatic tools. References CAT Service Information Systems (SIS) to locate service letters and service magazines pertaining to failures and technical issues.

Tests and adjusts new, used and updated products/machinery to ensure new designs, circuits and products are set to perform to fullest potential.

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

Repairs machines without error and consistently repairs machines within the time requirement guidelines.

Finds and locates parts needed for development of new products and repairs. Researches SIS and outside sources to find components to perform desired functions required, along with safety, ergonomic, hydraulic, electrical and mechanical products.

Collaborates between various departments finding most efficient and productive way to meet the customer's needs.

Provides guidance to fellow employees using knowledge to troubleshoot issues associated with repairs.

Develops parts books and lists, assembly and disassembly procedures, testing and adjusting procedures, hydraulic and electrical schematics, and physical components such as brackets, supports and enclosures.

Prepares all required forms and reports, such as work orders, warranty information and SIMS reports, charges out time, documents expenses and purchase orders, ensuring accuracy of detail daily. Orders and returns needed parts via service order via appropriate method.

Follows all safety policies and procedures, including contamination control and HAZMAT rules and regulations. Reports potentially unsafe conditions. Uses equipment and materials properly. Attends safety meetings as required. Maintains tools in good working order as per MSHA and OSHA regulations. Maintains a clean work area in accordance to contamination control and NMC standards.

Participates in all job-related training and applicable development classes to maintain current knowledge base on machines serviced by NMC Diversified Products.

May perform other duties as required and assigned.

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*If you have any questions prior to applying, please reach out to our Recruiting team at or 402-891-7555.


  • Medical (and FSA/HSA plans), Dental, Vision Insurances
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Company-paid Basic Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Term Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement and In-house Training Dept.
  • Paid Military Leave
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Safety Glasses and Boot Program

About Ceres

Ceres specializes in equipment and attachments that require a high degree of mechanical functionality, additional hydraulic or electric power. Our team, which is comprised of multiple P.E. mechanical, electrical, and industrial engineers, also works with sophisticated systems that integrate with, but not limited to the following: Excavators, Trucks, Backhoes, Wheel Loaders & Skid Steers.
Ceres is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions. Ceres shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR •• 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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