HPC - Technician 1

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Location : Name


POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Service Manager, this candidate with little or no supervisor, 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 without re-do. This position requires work to be completed within a time that is established as targets by HPC.



  1. Be capable of troubleshooting mechanical problems in Caterpillar, allied products and Ag & Turf  and industrial products serviced by the service department.
  2. Make warranty recommendations and prepare reports when performing warranty service jobs.
  3. Perform Minor welding, fabrication, plumbing and D.C. electric repairs.
  4. Attends training classes as directed and obtains passing grades in all before progressing to the Technician 2 level.
  5. Recondition or overhaul major components to manufacturer's specifications.
  6. Will be able to recommend action to correct the failure or problem.
  7. Adhere strictly to HPC Safety, housekeeping, credit and other rules, policies and procedures.
  8. Maintains a favorable business relationship with customers, suppliers and personnel from other HPC departments.
  9. Equipment Condition Reporting.
  10. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing results as needed.



  1. Must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.
  2. Must have one year's experience in performing servicing, preventative maintenance, vehicle and equipment inspection work including mechanical repairs on automotive or diesel equipment vehicles.
  3. PC skills required.
  4. Must have a valid Driver’s License & clean driving record required.


TESTING REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants may be required to pass a written and/or oral examination before being considered for employment in this position.



  1. Walking and moving about on foot often through uneven terrain.
  2. Hands/arms operating equipment, hand and power tools.
  3. Handling: Seizes, helps or works with hands.
  4. Lifting: Raises or lowers miscellaneous equipment parts and tools.
  5. Reaching: Extends hands and arms in any direction.
  6. Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at knees or waist.
  7. Standing: Remains in standing position if required for certain repair or maintenance work.
  8. Climbing: In and out of equipment.
  9. Vision: Read work tickets, parts and service books and operate heavy equipment.
  10. Talking: Communications by radio, phone and in person.
  11. 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.
  12. Sitting: Sits in equipment and vehicles.
  13. Lying: Lies in prone position under vehicles and equipment.


PHYSICAL STRENGTH:   Lifting: Up to 60 lbs. daily, frequent exertion.



  1. Noise:     Works in conditions with constant or intermittent noise.
  2. Temp/Weather:     Works in a warehouse and outside with variations of temperature and weather.
  3. 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/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Hawthorne Cat® Participates in E-Verify.


Keywords: Mechanic, Diesel Mechanic, Heavy Equipment, Repair, Diesel Engines, Caterpillar, CAT, Cat, Cat Dealer, Tractor, Travel, Machine, Machinery, 


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