Machinery Service Tech 1 (Rentals)
Company: Hawthorne Machinery
Posted on: June 20, 2022
POSITION SUMMARY: With minimal supervision; will perform 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
- Perform all requirements found in any Caterpillar Lubrication &
- Perform new and used equipment start-up for delivery to
- Perform Caterpillar updates as directed by Caterpillar.
- Remove, install, recondition and repair engines and make
necessary adjustments on the engine as well as to the components in
the various systems
- Perform diagnostic tests on engines.
- Remove, install, and make repairs and necessary adjustments on
the various power train components.
- Remove, install and make necessary adjustments to Hydraulic
- Troubleshoot all Caterpillar and allied product systems.
- Disassemble, clean and reassemble all Caterpillar and allied
- Use all test and diagnostic equipment available to make
adjustments to machines and systems.
- Make warranty recommendations and reports in representation of
a CAT product.
- Measure and identify parts and components for reusability or
replacement and ordering new parts as required.
- Perform minor welding and fabrication.
- This position requires work to be completed within 110% of any
Flat Rate times that are established as targets by HMC.
- Rework must not exceed 0.5% of labor hours.
- Performs other duties as directed by foreman or service
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Prefer to have one of the following:
- Successful completion of apprenticeship program.
- Graduation from an accredited technical school with emphasis on
diesel engine or earthmoving repair.
- Two years of experience with hands on mechanical repair on
diesel engine or earthmoving repair.
- Must have valid Driver's License with a good record.
- Shop Requirements: Valid California Class "C" driver's
- Field Requirements: Valid California Class "B" driver's
license, if assigned vehicle is required.
- Furnish all hand tools required to repair, test and diagnose
hydraulic, air, power train, electrical and electronic systems on
- NOTE: Some high dollar value tooling is supplied by
TESTING REQUIREMENTS: Applicants may be required to pass a written
and/or oral examination before being considered for employment in
- Walking and moving about on foot often through uneven
- Hands/arms operating equipment, hand and power tools.
- Lifting: Up to 50 lbs. daily, frequent exertion. Raises or
lowers miscellaneous equipment parts and tools.
- Handling: Seizes helps or works with hands.
- Reaching: Extends hands and arms in any direction.
- Standing: Remains in standing position if required for certain
repair or maintenance work.
- Climbing: In and out of equipment.
- Vision: Read work tickets, parts and service books and operate
- Talking: Communications by radio, phone, and in person.
- Sitting: Sits in equipment and in vehicles.
- Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at knees
- 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.
- Laying: Lies in prone position under vehicles and
PHYSICAL STRENGTH: Lifting: Up to 50 lbs. daily, frequent
- Noise: Works in conditions with constant or intermittent
- Temperatures/Weather: Works in a warehouse and outside with
variations of temperature and weather.
- Exposure: Foul odors, fumes and harsh substances.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Reasonable accommodations for essential functions
of the position will be considered.
Hawthorne Cat is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Hawthorne Cat Participates in E-Verify.
Keywords: Mechanic, Diesel Mechanic, Heavy Equipment, Repair,
Diesel Engines, Caterpillar, CAT, Cat, Cat Dealer, Tractor, Travel,
Machine, Machinery, Associated topics: backfill, garden,
irrigation, jardinero, landscape, landscaping, maintenence, plant,
Keywords: Hawthorne Machinery, Poway , Machinery Service Tech 1 (Rentals), Other , Poway, California
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