• Rental Shop Technician

    Job Locations US-OR-EUGENE
    Requisition #
    Diesel Technican - Earthmoving
  • Overview

    Customer First | Integrity | Excellence | Teamwork | Fun!


    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 has an immediate need for an experienced Rental Shop Technician at our Eugene, OR location.  The person in the position performs service activities at job sites and customer locations for rental fleet equipment. This position is currently located at our facility in Portland but will be moving to Hillsboro within the year.  



      • Perform maintenance and minor repairs on equipment in the shop to maintain availability of rental ready line.
      • Efficiently diagnose and repair equipment failure.
      • Conduct damage assessments and complete reports of equipment damage.
      • Perform safety inspections of equipment per manufacturer, ANSI, OSHA, and any other Government Regulation standards.
      • Perform check-ins/outs.
      • Assist others in the performance of their roles to include: washing and cleaning equipment, moving equipment around rental yard, answering customer questions, explaining/demonstrating equipment operation to customers, assist in loading / unloading equipment, etc.
      • Perform assigned tasks in a timely, accurate, safe and efficient manner.
      • Follow manufacturer and company installation and service guidelines and procedures to ensure quality work.
      • Keep work area clean throughout day to ensure and maintain safe work environment.
      • Observe safety policies, procedures, rules, and laws.
      • Communicate with internal and external customers in a manner that promotes a positive relationship and demonstrates Peterson’s core values.
      • Participate in Peterson’s safety programs, tailgate meetings, and monthly safety meetings.
      • Work overtime as needed and within labor law guidelines.
      • Maintains punctual, regular, and predictable attendance.  




    High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED); and one (1) to two (2) years’ experience, preferably in heavy and rental equipment industry; coursework in diesel technology preferred; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Possess knowledge of the basics of heavy and rental equipment maintenance and repairs, and familiarity with operation of heavy and rental equipment.


    Peterson Machinery 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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