Heavy Duty Repair Technician

Job Locations US-CA-SAN MARTIN
Requisition #
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Peterson remains open and available to support our customers!  It is our talented teams that truly make the difference in our ability to provide great customer support.  While we remain active in our recruiting process, it is unlikely we will have new hires join the team until after 6/1/2020.  We are always eager to talk to qualified individuals that want to join the Peterson team and encourage you to apply if you are interested in starting the conversation.


Peterson Tractor has an opening for a Heavy Duty Repair Technician working in our San Martin, 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.




The Heavy Duty Repair Technician performs service activities primarily in the main service shop.

  • Maintain a safe working environment and observe all safety procedures, laws, policies and rules.
  • Communicate with internal and external customers in a manner that promotes a positive relationship.
  • Work overtime as needed within labor law guidelines.
  • Perform the following service operations with occasional supervision:
  • Analyze and diagnose equipment malfunctions.
  • 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.



  • Associate’s degree in a related field and four years of heavy equipment service experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Caterpillar equipment experience with extensive knowledge and skills in the area of machine hydraulics, and component rebuilds is highly desirable.
  • Must have lift truck operator certificate or ability to obtain one.
  • Candidate must have their own tools.
  • Must have a valid CA drivers license and must provide a current DMV printout.
  • Must be a member of Local 3 or willing to become one.

Peterson Tractor Company 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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