Shop Technician Entry Level Rents

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Posted by: Alban Caterpillar on Sep 11, 2019


Sterling, VA

Job Description:

Alban CAT, the Caterpillar dealer for the mid-Atlantic Region is accepting applications for Shop Technician Entry Level - Rents for our Dulles branch.

The Shop Technician Entry Level- Rents is responsible for preparing rental equipment for transport, including ensuring optimal performance level and performing basic maintenance and repairs to Caterpillar and allied rental equipment. Perform rental delivery and return inspections and for transport to customer sites or customer pick-up. Assist technicians with various tasks, including washing parts, filling oils and coolants, disassembles/ assemblies, as needed. Perform basic repairs, i.e., replacing batteries, jump starting machines, replacing belts, changing light bulbs, removing and installing small hydraulic cylinders, changing water pumps, starters and alternators; replacing tires; removing and installing buckets; switching out attachments. Perform basic maintenance on both Caterpillar and allied rental equipment, including changing/charging batteries, changing oil and filters, hydraulic oil and filters, and differential and final drive oils; and replacing hoses, changing tires and repairing lights; grease machines and take oil samples. Troubleshoot operational problems, i.e., machine not starting, moving or steering; machine making noises, lights not working or loose belts, and other similar operational problems. Wash machines, clean cabs and windows. Interpret and apply information from operating, maintenance and service manuals/bulletins. Prepare parts requisitions, parts returns, accurate and complete service reports, and other necessary reports and forms. 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. Perform various other duties as assigned.

Previous mechanical repair experience and/or Certification of Graduation from a Diesel Technology Trade School. Must have experience performing basic maintenance, including checking fluid levels, changing oil, replacing fuel filters, change water pumps, starters, and other similar basic tasks. Must have good written and verbal communication skills and experience using computer software.

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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