Shop Technician I, Tractor (2nd Shift)

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Posted by: Alban Caterpillar on Aug 14, 2019


Sterling, VA

Job Description:

Alban CAT, the Caterpillar dealer for the mid-Atlantic Region is accepting applications for Shop Technician I, Tractor (2nd Shift) for our Dulles branch.

The Shop Technician I - Tractor is responsible for maintaining internal engine/component parts and performing service and repairs to heavy construction equipment. Service and repair internal engine/component parts, including head gaskets. Repair undercarriages; rebuild hydraulic cylinders and small engines; remove/install engines, transmissions, pumps, and axle assemblies; replace turbos; and perform other similar service and repairs. Apply troubleshooting techniques to diagnose basic diesel engine, powertrain, and hydraulics issues. Assist Technicians with disassembly and assembly of engine/components. Minimal reworks. Reassemble machines to factory specifications. Paint parts and components. Assemble and/or repair new and used work tools. Prepare parts requisitions, parts returns, accurate and complete service reports, and other necessary reports and forms. Interpret and utilize information from operating, maintenance and service manuals/bulletins. Inspect components removed from machines to determine their reusability. Clearly and concisely document all work and repairs completed in a timely manner. Maintain work area, tools and equipment to promote a clean and safe environment. Previous experience with heavy construction equipment and work tool repair.

Must have experience repairing internal engine/components, including head gaskets; removing/installing engines, pumps, final drives; replacing turbos and performing other intermediate level mechanical repairs. Experience in use and application of computer software. Must have thorough knowledge of internal engine/component parts. Must possess skills to remove/install small engine parts/components. Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new knowledge. Must have the ability to repair Caterpillar and competitive components and machines. Must possess mechanical skills to rebuild Final drives, transmissions, and pumps. Good verbal and written communications skills. Must be able to work with general supervision.

Medical, Dental, Vision and 401(k)

Employment Authorized
Alban CAT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Alban CAT by calling 410.686.7777 and asking for the Human Resources Department. Alban CAT is a federal contractor. Alban CAT is a drug free workplace.

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About Alban Caterpillar

Alban CAT has been in business since 1927 representing Caterpillar products in the mid-Atlantic region. Our goal remains the same: to provide the best possible sales and rental coverage, parts availability, and service capability. The technological leadership position of Caterpillar is complemented by the experience and years in the trenches of the Alban personnel who have supported the growth of the company. Alban was the first fourth generation family-owned Caterpillar dealer and over 20% of our employees have 20 or more years of service. Values … what we stand for • Communication – Open and honest interaction throughout the organization • Safety – A personal commitment to ensure a safe working environment • Teamwork – Working together to accomplish more than we can as individuals • Excellence – Exceeding expectations through the services we provide and the products we deliver • Integrity – Always doing the right thing • Urgency – Prompt response and resolution • Respect – Treating others as we would like to be treated Alban Caterpillar is the exclusive Caterpillar dealer for Maryland, Northern Virginia, Southern Delaware, and the West Virginia Panhandle. Alban sells and supports the full line of Caterpillar equipment. Enjoy the security and career advantages of a financially strong company with excellent benefits. Website:

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