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Engine Service Technician 2 - Truck Shop

Company: Hawthorne Machinery Co.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:We Build Better Communities Be Part of the Hawthorne Difference! Hawthorne Cat is a family-owned company that has led its markets for over 60 years in the sale, rental, and servicing of construction machinery and power generation equipment for industries on which our communities depend like agriculture, construction, marine, and government. Every member of our team plays a significant role in our success. Hawthorne Cat hires individuals who share our vision of Building Better Communities with our Customers and our values of Passion, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence (PRIDE). If you are looking to build your future with an established, thriving company with countless opportunities for growth and advancement, youve come to the right place! At Hawthorne Cat, were always looking for exceptionally skilled, hardworking individuals interested in contributing to our success and the success of the communities that we serve. Our people are our most valuable asset. Thats why at Hawthorne Cat we are committed to a comprehensive employee benefit program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a work/life balance.We are currently seeking talented individuals for our Engine Service Tech 2 - Truck Shop position!Here is some of what youll doPOSITION SUMMARY: The Technician 2 troubleshoots mechanical problems in Caterpillar and allied products. Without Supervision, performs duties as assigned by management in the repair, maintenance and/or rebuilding of equipment in the service shop or field, in a safe, efficient and capable manner in the least amount of labor hours necessary and without re-work.Responsibilities:ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Troubleshoots all Caterpillar and allied equipment systems.
  • Uses all test and diagnostic equipment available to make adjustments to truck engines and systems.
  • Makes warranty recommendations.
  • Performs minor welding, fabrication, plumbing alignment and D.C. electric repairs.
  • Guides/supervises lower-level technicians in the repairs of trucks, Caterpillar and allied engines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.Qualifications:EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Must have a valid Class C Drivers License with a clean driving record.
  • Must have a valid California Class B drivers license, if assigned vehicle requires.
  • Three to seven (3 to 7) years of experience in the repair of on-highway trucks and buses.
  • Expertise in all phases of on-highway truck service operation.
  • Full and positive knowledge of the Caterpillar product line and allied products.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, or can provide verification of all formal classroom study or hands on experience related to heavy equipment repairs.
  • Furnish all hand tools required to repair, test and diagnose hydraulic, air, power train, electrical, and electronic systems on all makes of trucks and Caterpillar engines. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Walking and moving about on foot often through uneven terrain.
  • Hands/arms operating equipment, hand and power tools.
  • Handling: Works with hands.
  • Lifting: Raises or lowers miscellaneous equipment parts and tools. Lifts up to 50 lbs. with frequent exertion.
  • Reaching: Extends hands and arms in any direction.
  • Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at knees or waist.
  • Standing: Remains in standing position if required for certain repair or maintenance work.
  • Climbing: In and out of equipment.
  • Vision: Reads work tickets, parts and service books and operate heavy equipment.
  • Talking: Communications by radio, phone and in person.
  • Hearing: Hears well enough to discern mechanical problems for safety in and around shop and construction sites and to receive communication by radio, phone and in person.
  • Sitting: Sits in equipment and vehicles.
  • Lying: Lies in prone position under vehicles and equipment. ENVIRONMENTAL:
  • Noise: Works in conditions with constant or intermittent noise.
  • Temperatures/Weather: Works outside and in shop with variations of temperature and weather.
  • Exposure: Foul odors, fumes and harsh substances. Heres what we Offer
  • Competitive Compensation
    • Possible tool stipend
    • Possible sponsored certifications
    • Possible sign-on bonus
    • Possible relocation benefits
    • A great work environment and culture
    • Career growth and advancement opportunities
    • Training
    • Medical, Dental and Vision plans
    • Medical Video Appointments available
    • Health Savings Account available
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) Pay
    • 401(k) Plan + Company Matching
    • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Life & Accident Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Programs
    • Legal Plan
    • Travel Assistance Plan
    • Wellness Programs
    • Referral Bonus Program
    • Longevity Bonus Program
    • Recognition Programs and much more
    • Hawthorne CAT discounts
    • Boot Reimbursement
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Company-Supplied Uniforms
    • Advanced Technical Training
    • Estimated Compensation $31 - $36 per hourInterested in joining the Hawthorne team? Check out our current available positions at: ACCOMMODATIONS: Reasonable accommodations for essential functions of the position will be considered. Hawthorne Cat is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/V/DHawthorne Cat Participates in E-Verify.a

Keywords: Hawthorne Machinery Co., San Diego , Engine Service Technician 2 - Truck Shop, Professions , San Diego, California

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