ZIEGLER INC Field Service Technician - Power Generat in ALTOONA, Iowa

Ziegler CAT has an opening for a full-time, experienced Field Service Technician to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain Caterpillar power generation equipment as well as other brands of industrial generators. We are looking for a dedicated employee with excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills to help deliver top notch service as a mechanic to our rapidly growing customer base.Responsibilities:Dispatched to diagnose and repair electric power generation equipment including gas and diesel engines, generators, transfer switches and switchgear at the customer's locationResponds to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed; a company truck is providedUsing a high degree of independent judgment, assumes responsibility for the safe maintenance and repair of a variety of complex equipment and tools, which involve mechanical, hydraulic, gas, diesel, and electrical systems at branch or customer locationsMaintains a clean and safe work area, adheres to all safety procedures; maintains a service vehicle in a clean and professional manner, and ensures the vehicle is always properly maintainedPositively interacts with manager and team members to satisfy customer needsProvides assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairsCommunicates job status with supervisor and communicates job is completed to receive the subsequent assignment.Maintains paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basisDocuments labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customerWilling to respond to after hour emergency calls as directed by supervisorIdentifies and communicates the need for parts for inventoryPerforms other duties as assigned/requiredQualifications:2-year technical degree or high school diploma and several years of comparable mechanic experience5+ years of relevant experience in mechanical, electrical & diesel maintenance/repair, some field experience preferredKnowledge of electricity and electronics, engine diagnostics, failure analysisPrevious experience working on Caterpillar engines a plus but not requiredPossesses the ability to diagnose all equipment without supervision; is also able to read, follow, understand, and communicate schematics.Personal characteristics: Desire to provide outstanding, professional customer service, strong attention to detail, excellent problem solver, committed, and possesses written and verbal communication skillsAbility to maintain safe and clean work environmentWilling and able to respond to after-hour emergency calls as directed by supervisorBasic computer skillsOwn mechanic tool setClean driving recordClass A CDL or willingness to obtain one within a defined period of timeAble to operate equipment safelyMinimum Physical Requirements:Push/pull up to 100 lbsLift/carry up to 100 lbsLift bulky objectsNeck rotation, trunk rotation, stair climbing, repetitive bending, kneeling, sustained squat, forward reaching, overhead reaching, reach and lift, ladder climb and carry, crawling.Working conditions may be indoor and/or outdoor. Noise level may be loud at times.This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Ziegler Inc. will reasonably accommodate the known disabilities of qualified disabled individuals.Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local comm