On-Highway Truck Shop Technician - Trainee

Requisition #
Diesel Technician - On Highway Trucks


Peterson Cat has an immediate need for an On-Highway Truck Technician Trainee at our Portland, OR location.  The person in the position performs service activities primarily in the truck service shop for customer and/or sales, rental fleet equipment, and field service.



Perform the following service operations with occasional supervision:


  • Analyze and diagnose equipment malfunctions on on-highway truck engines and chassis – all makes
  • Pre-delivery setup and installation on all makes and models of Caterpillar truck engines, trucks, and related equipment
  • Repair, replace or rebuild engines and related systems and components – all makes
  • Repair, replace or rebuild chassis, and related systems and components – all makes
  • Operate chassis dyno
  • Work with-in established flat rate and warranty time guidelines
  • Write service reports that accurately document activities
  • Prepare required documentation including work orders, parts lists, and time cards in an accurate and timely manner to enable other employees to do their job in a timely manner


Associate's degree in a related field and four (4) years truck equipment service experience or equivalent combination of education and experience


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