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Technician - Heavy Equipment

Added September 14th, 2020

Why You Should Work Here

Join one of the country’s largest Caterpillar dealers and help us build the infrastructure of the Upper Midwest. Ziegler CAT has a team focus, a first-class reputation for service, and a healthy work-life balance. We train our employees to do things the Ziegler Way — the right way —and then we take it one step further. If you’re a talented, hard-working and down-to-earth person, you’ll fit in perfectly here.

Job Description

Perform work on Caterpillar heavy construction equipment. We are looking for a dedicated employee with excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills to help deliver top notch service as a mechanic to our rapidly growing customer base.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair Caterpillar equipment including compactors, excavators, loaders, dozers, and other heavy construction equipment
  • Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area, adhere to all safety procedures
  • Follows standard operating procedures
  • Clean and organize equipment
  • Attend formal training
  • Help to prepare new equipment for rent or sale
  • Provide assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairs
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required
  • Maintain paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis
  • Document labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customer
  • Positively interact with manager and team members to satisfy customer needs
  • Communicate effectively with customers, both internal and external

Minimum Years of Experience

2-year technical degree or high school diploma/GED and several years of comparable shop mechanic experience. 2+ years of relevant diesel equipment repair experience preferred. Working knowledge of hydraulics, transmissions, undercarriage, track systems, components, electrical, and fuel systems; Experience working on Caterpillar equipment a plus but not required. Attention to detail, efficiency, problem solving, planning and organization, team player. Written and verbal communication skills. Basic computer skills. Own mechanic tool set. Ability to maintain safe and clean work environment.

Salary or Hourly Rate

Competitive

Benefits

  • Ongoing training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Health, dental/orthodontia and vision insurances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Matching 401(k) fund
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Wellness programs
  • Safe, clean, and friendly work environment

Application Information

All we need is your resume to start!

Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission dealing with discrimination, or any other protected class status.

About Company
With 22 locations in Minnesota and Iowa, Ziegler CAT is one of the largest dealers in North America. We sell and service construction, mining equipment, trucks, generators, and industrial engines.

Location
13822 West Freeway Drive, Columbus, Minnesota

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