Ziegler CAT - Field Service Technician (2018-1236) (Sheldon, IA)

Ziegler CAT - Field Service Technician (2018-1236) (Sheldon, IA)

02 Jun 2019

Ziegler CAT - Field Service Technician (2018-1236) (Sheldon, IA)

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Ziegler CAT has an opening for a full-time, experienced Field Service Technician to work on 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.


• Diagnoses and repairs Caterpillar equipment including compactors, excavators, loaders, dozers, and other heavy construction equipment

• Responds to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed; a company truck is provided

• Using a high degree of independent judgment, assumes responsibility for the safe maintenance and repair of a variety of complex equipment and tools, which involve mechanical, hydraulic, gas, diesel, and electrical systems at branch or customer locations

• Maintains a clean and safe work area, adheres to all safety procedures; maintains a service vehicle in a clean and professional manner, and ensures the vehicle is always properly maintained

• Positively interacts with manager and team members to satisfy customer needs

• Provides assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairs

• Communicates job status with supervisor and communicates job is completed to receive the subsequent assignment

• Maintains paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis

• Documents labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customer

• Willing to respond to after hour emergency calls as directed by supervisor

• Identifies and communicates the need for parts for inventory

• Performs other duties as assigned/required


• 2-year technical degree or high school diploma and several years of comparable mechanic experience

• 5+ years of relevant diesel equipment repair experience, preferably some field experience

• Knowledge of hydraulics, transmissions, undercarriage, track systems, components, electrical, and fuel systems

• Previous experience with CAT equipment a plus but not required

• Possesses the ability to diagnose all equipment without supervision; is also able to read, follow, understand, and communicate schematics.

• Personal characteristics: Desire to provide outstanding, professional customer service, strong attention to detail, excellent problem solver, committed, and possesses written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to maintain safe and clean work environment

• Willing and able to respond to after-hour emergency calls as directed by supervisor

• Basic computer skills

• Own mechanic tool set

• Clean driving record

• Class A CDL or willingness to obtain one within a defined period of time

• Able to operate equipment safely

Minimum Physical Requirements:

•Push/pull up to 100 lbs

•Lift/carry up to 100 lbs

•Lift bulky objects

•Neck rotation, trunk rotation, stair climbing, repetitive bending, kneeling, sustained squat, forward reaching, overhead reaching, reach and lift, ladder climb and carry, crawling.

•Working conditions may be indoor and/or outdoor. Noise level may be loud at times.

What We Can Offer You:

• Competitive pay

• 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

Military Friendly

Ziegler employs a wide variety of former U.S. Armed Services personnel. We actively hire those with prior military experience and accommodate the needs of Reserve and National Guard members.

Why Ziegler?

Join a company with a 100-year reputation as a choice destination for people seeking rewarding, stable careers.

Ziegler is one of the largest and most successful Caterpillar dealers in the United States. Beyond clean, friendly work environments and state-of the-art equipment, tooling, and machinery, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits covering all the essentials of health, wellness, and financial planning -- making life and work more enjoyable and rewarding. Our employees also gain experience respected throughout the industry and access to training and support to advance and achieve professional goals.

Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other protected class status.

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