• Hydraulic Shop Technician

    Job Locations US-OR-HILLSBORO
    Requisition #
    Diesel - AG
  • Overview



    Customer First | Integrity | Excellence | Teamwork | Fun!


    Peterson Machinery has an immediate need for an experienced Hydraulic Shop Technician at our Hillsboro, OR 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 person in the position performs diagnostic evaluations and appropriate repairs in the shop and the field of all makes and models of agricultural equipment for customers and/or sales and rental fleet equipment. 


    • Maintain a safe working environment and observe all safety procedures, laws, policies, and rules.
    • Analyze, diagnose and repair equipment according to manufacturer specifications and Peterson guidelines.
    • Perform pre-delivery setup and installation of all makes and models of agricultural equipment.
    • 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.
    • Communicate with internal and external customers in a manner that reflects Peterson core values and promotes a positive working relationship.
    • May occasionally perform service work on other Caterpillar equipment and trucks as needed, such as:  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.
    • Perform all assigned tasks in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner, following manufacturer and company service guidelines and procedures to ensure quality work and to preserve and document component failure information for accurate failure analysis.


    Associate's degree in a related field and a minimum of three (3) years experience working on agricultural equipment and/or heavy equipment, or equivalent combination of education and experience


    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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