Commercial Engine Shop Technician

Job Locations US-OR-PORTLAND
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Commercial Power Generation


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About Us:

At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers’ first choice.   We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee’s hard work, ingenuity and determination.  Our 80 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.


We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement.   Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees.  We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson’s strategic goals and vision.  We have high standards for our employees, with good reason.  They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.


Why Peterson?

We have high expectations and so do you.  You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job.  We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees.  If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team.  You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.


Peterson Machinery has an immediate opening for a Commercial Engine Shop Technician at our Portland, OR location.  Reporting to the shop foreman/service supervisor/service manager and working under general supervision the person in the position performs repairs and maintenance on engines and related systems.



Perform the following service operations under general supervision:

  • Repairs and maintain all makes and models of marine, industrial, and EPG engines and related systems.
  • Perform pre-delivery  inspections of engine products
  • Prep/modify sold engine products before delivery to customer
  • On occasion, assist field technicians making repairs at customer locations
  • Operate and maintain engine dyno
  • Provide back-up to Electric Power Shop technicians, as required
  • 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 two (2) years commercial engine service experience or equivalent combination of education and experience


We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug free workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.  A drug screen and background check is required.



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