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Engine Rebuild Technician-CRC in Flowood, MS at Puckett Machinery Company Inc

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are seeking experienced Engine Rebuild Technicians at our state of the art component rebuild center in Flowood.

We Offer:

  • Starting pay $19.00+/hour, depending on experience
  • Mon-Fri schedule with occasional after hours/weekend work
  • Scheduled Overtime
  • Comprehensive benefits plan including medical, dental, and vision, 401(k), Life and Disability, Paid Leave, specialized technical training

Attention Automotive Technicians! If you are tired of the variable commission pay game and hungry for steady, stable hours and great compensation, consider a career change to our heavy equipment service team!

The Engine Rebuild Technician is responsible for the set-up, disassembly/re-assembly, overhaul, and rebuild of Caterpillar and allied diesel and natural gas powered industrial engines and related components.  This is an intermediate level skilled trade position working independently and/or with guidance from service mentors in a shop-based production-style environment.  The position reports to the Service Manager.

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities:

  • Perform disassembly, inspection, rebuilding and/or re-assembly of diesel and natural gas powered industrial engine systems and components, including but not limited to powertrain pumps, motors, and hydraulics components) in accordance with all prescribed quality and safety standards.  
  • Research and determine reusability of parts in accordance with published manufacturer guidelines.
  • Coordinate the ordering of replacement parts with designated point of contact.
  • Test, measure, and adjust engine systems and components.  Therein, identify the cause of failure through logical troubleshooting steps and failure analysis.
  • Setup/install, operate and remove engines and related hardware on an engine dynamometer in a test cell to perform electronic fuel injection calibration, perform diagnostics, make minor repairs as needed, and prepare the unit for shipping.
  • Prepare and submit detailed, complete and legible service reports of all inspection and actions performed using prescribed forms and procedures in a timely manner.  
  • Keep supervisor regularly apprised of status of assigned work and assist in addressing customer questions and concerns.
  • Maintain work area, tools, and equipment to promote a clean and safe environment.
  • Maintain a professional and proper personal appearance at all times.
  • Keep up to date with developments in tooling, technologies and systems.


Job Requirements

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.   Diesel engine, construction equipment and/or truck engine training and certifications through accredited technical schools or relevant military experience preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years previous hands-on work experience as a service technician repairing Caterpillar or competitor heavy equipment or applicable diagnostic and troubleshooting experience as a technician in an industrial or truck engine repair shop.  Minimum attainment of CAT level 2 diesel technician training certification and ability to demonstrate competency therein preferred.
  • Specific experience troubleshooting and repairing CAT engines in the 3100, 3200, 3300, 3400, 3500, and/or C model series is preferred.
  • Ability to read and comprehend moderately difficult computer-based schematics, specifications, service and parts literature, technical bulletins, safety manuals, and other related publications.
  • Solid mechanical systems knowledge of diesel engines/engine failures, electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • Proficient in the use of mechanical test equipment.
  • Ability to safely use hand tools, electric tools, machine tools, overhead cranes and hoists, slings and chains, electrical testing equipment, hydraulic test equipment and numerous other specialized testing and adjusting equipment during a shift assignment that could last between 8 and 10 hours.
  • Ability to safely use material handling equipment and wear company required PPE (protective eyewear, gloves, footwear) during a shift assignment that could last between 8 and 10 hours. 
  • Good problem solving skills, detail oriented, and ability to work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Good computer skills using related information system applications (ex:  SIS, DBS).
  • Ability to perform duties with a sense of urgency, exceeding customer expectations.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast paced service environment.
  • Ability to work standard five-day work schedule, including daily overtime, and occasional weekend hours as necessary. 



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