• Trainee Commercial Engine Technician/Welder

    Job Locations US-CA-SAN LEANDRO
    Requisition #
    20008
    Category
    Commercial Power Generation
  • Overview

    PPS

     

    Customer First | Integrity | Excellence | Teamwork | Fun!

     

    Peterson Power Systems has an immediate opening for a Commercial Engine Technician/Welder Trainee in our San Leandro, CA location.

     

    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.

    Responsibilities

     Reporting to the Shop Service Supervisor, performs service primarily in the main service shop for customer and/or sales and rental fleet equipment.

    • Maintain a safe working environment and observe all safety procedures, laws, policies and rules.
    • Pre-delivery setup and installation on all makes and models of Caterpillar equipment and allied products.
    • Repair, replace or rebuild engines, transmissions, fuel systems, final drives, steering clutches, cross-shafts, hydraulic components including pumps, motors, valves, and all related components, electrical and air systems.
    • 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.
    • Follow manufacturer and company service guidelines and procedures to ensure quality work and to preserve and document component failure information for accurate failure analysis.
    • Other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications

    • Must have an associate’s degree in a related field and one year of experience heavy equipment service or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Lift truck operator certificate or the ability to obtain one.
    • Must maintain a safe driving record.
    • Maintain a tool inventory sufficient to perform assigned tasks.
    • Must have a class A Commercial Driver’s License.

     

    Peterson Power Systems is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.  Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A drug screen and background check is required.

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