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Technician - Specialty Shop at N C Machinery Co. in Anchorage, Alaska

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

About this Position: Specialty Area Technician

This is a Swing Shift (Nights) position.  Become a member of our winning team! We have an opportunity available as a Specialty Area Technicians in our Service Department at our Anchorage, Alaska Branch. Our technicians are responsible for diagnosing, repairing and reconditioning of heavy equipment components (including engines, transmissions, torque converters, differentials and final drives). We have an opportunity for you to disassemble, inspect, assemble, and test components including hydraulic test of transmissions and dynamometer testing of engines after rebuild. You will need to have experience with CAT diagnostic equipment, CAT repair tooling, rigging and blocking equipment. This position requires planning and organizing skills with a particular emphasis on controlling job costs. You will need to investigate, analyze and identify problem in order to make recommendations for eliminating the problem.

Salary range from $32.10 per hour.  Hourly offered based on skills and experience.

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. Forklift driving and operating 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 is a Swings shift and Requires working Nights.

  • This role requires the ability to stand up to ten hours per day (4 x 10s) 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.   

Company Benefits:

We offer impressive Employee Benefits that include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday and Sick Time

  • 401k w/Company Match and Profit Sharing

  • Company paid Life, AD&D and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Referral Bonus

  • Excellent Recognition Program

  • Performance Based Wage Increases

  • Employee Discounts

  • Seniority Bonus

  • Career Growth Opportunities

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, N C The Cat Rental Store, N C Power Systems, Tractor & Equipment Co., T & E The Cat Rental Store, T&E Power Systems, SITECH Northwest Inc., representing Caterpillar and other manufacturers.  A family owned and managed company since 1929, our Mission is to help our customers succeed by providing premier business solutions delivered by engaged employees through teamwork and excellence. 

Harnish Group Inc. and Member Companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



  • Swings Shift - Requires 10-hour shift on Nights.

  • valid driver's license will be required

  • 2-4 year vocational technical school training institution or equivalent experience is required.



  • Technical/other training or better

  • Technical/other training or better

  • High School or better

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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