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Heavy Equipment Field Technician / Mechanic

Company: Foley Equipment
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

Heavy Equipment Field Technician / Mechanic

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Regular Full-Time

The Role

Foley Equipment is the authorized Caterpillar dealer in Kansas and NW Missouri. Our Equipment Field Technician is primarily responsible for troubleshooting, servicing and repairing heavy machinery at the customer's worksite. This includes large and small earthmoving equipment. You represent Foley Equipment off-site and help our customers with critical repairs. Hourly Base Rate: $26.80 - $59.46 / hour Benefits:

  • Tool Reimbursement
  • Work Boot Reimbursement
  • Prescription Safety Glasses Reimbursement
  • Uniforms and Cleaning Services
  • Paid Annual Training
  • Long-term Incentive Program
  • 401(k) with Matching
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Dependent Care Account
  • HSA / FSA Options
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Life / AD&D / Short-Term Disability / Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Company Laptop for Troubleshooting and Ordering Parts
  • Clearly Defined Path of Progression for Technical Advancement Job duties:
    • Perform all levels of repair and preventative maintenance on heavy machinery, diagnose and troubleshoot problems, make recommendations for repairs and perform critical repairs and adjustment
    • Must be willing to work overtime as required by fluctuating workloads and available for after-hours calls as needed
    • Perform required DOT inspections to ensure service truck is in proper, safe working order
    • Test and verify correct operation of all repairs and adjustments
    • Develop and maintain long-lasting working relationships with customers
    • Travel is required for training and/or to assist at other locations. Our Ideal Candidate:
      • Basic mechanical knowledge including electrical and hydraulics
      • Class A CDL required or ability to obtain CDL within three months of start date
      • General knowledge of basic hand tools, air tools, precision measuring tools and instruments
      • Must be able to read and comprehend specifications, service and parts literature, technical bulletins and other related publications What will put you ahead:
        • Experience working within the diesel mechanics industry (specifically with CAT earthmoving equipment)
        • Stable work history
        • Class A CDL
        • Ability to foster positive relationships internally and externally What we can offer you:
          • Competitive pay
          • 401(k) with matching
          • Full insurance benefits starting day one of employment for full time employees
          • Holiday, PTO, and Parental Leave
          • Casual dress attire
          • Family-owned company where you're more than just another employee About Foley Equipment:
            Foley Industries - Foley Equipment, Foley Power Solutions, Foley Rental and SITECH Central - enters its ninth decade of empowering progress for customers in Kansas and Western Missouri. Foley's 1,000+ employees strive every day to safely deliver excellence in service, parts, rental and sales across a broad line of Caterpillar and allied construction equipment, power generation, as well as SITECH construction technology solutions. For more information, please visit
            Foley Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Race/Gender/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). To request a reasonable accommodation or assistance in completing the application, call 316-943-4211 or email

            *At this time, Foley does not participate in any Visa sponsorship programs.

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