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Field Lube Technician

Company: Peterson Machinery Co.
Location: Redmond
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

It's your time, make it matter.

At Peterson, we partner with our customers to build the future. For over 85 years, our peoples' work has shaped the communities where we live, where we raise our families, and where we thrive. Peterson's legacy permeates every aspect of our communities. From roads and bridges, back-up power at hospitals, fire-fighting, concerts and moving goods; we are everywhere you look. At Peterson, you don't just have a career, you have a purpose.

Our family-oriented environment is built on safety, winning, growth, and professional achievement. Hiring and developing exceptional people is critical to our continued success. We have high standards for a good reason: our people represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values.

You have high expectations too. You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and want your work to matter. Peterson offers competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family-owned and operated business. It's time to use your skills and passion to do work that matters!

Job Description

Peterson Cat has an immediate need for an experienced Field Lube Technician based at our Redmond, OR location.


Performs preventative maintenance to machines and components in the field used in heavy equipment industry customers. Performs light mechanical repairs and/or diagnostic work on heavy equipment as needed.


The following reflects management's definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign the functions to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Job functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

* 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. Troubleshoot, diagnose with Cat tooling, and perform minor on chassis repairs on heavy equipment and components in the field.

* Perform machine computer updates, Safety updates, diagnostics, general and electrical troubleshooting.

* Be a mentor/trainer for entry level Lube Express Field Technicians.

* Perform preventative maintenance on heavy equipment including changing oil and filters, service greasing, and light mechanical work.

* Perform lubrication services including checking and filling fluid levels to O.E.M. specifications and refueling as requested and supplied by customer.

* Follow manufacturer and company service guidelines and procedures.

* Inspect equipment for external signs of potential component failure to include TA1 and TA2 level inspections.

* Will be performing diagnostics and installation of Caterpillar Product Link modules.

* Maintain service readiness of field lube truck including customer service fluid supplies.

* Operate overhead cranes, hoists, power tools and other shop equipment in a safe manner.

* Complete service reports, machine inspections, lube reports, timecards, and other related paperwork for all worked performed.

* Provide required tools as designated by company tool list.

* Maintain an acceptable driving record, adhering to all DOT requirements including keeping accurate logbooks, service hours and other records as required.

* Attend all training classes and profit center meetings as scheduled.

* Keep service truck clean and in good repair including inside of cab and back of truck.

* Keep service truck stocked with common parts needed to complete services.

* Complete DOT and mileage reports.

* Operate company or personal vehicle as needed.

* Maintain punctual, regular and predictable attendance.


Associates Degree from a fully accredited college or technical/vocational school in Diesel Technology or other closely related field; and a minimum of 5 years of directly related experience in preventative maintenance and service repair of heavy equipment, preferably in a heavy industrial environment; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Must be able to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver's License.

Peterson Machinery Co. 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.

Keywords: Peterson Machinery Co., Bend , Field Lube Technician, Engineering , Redmond, Oregon

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