Work in Iowa Manufacturing Jobs

Job Information

Patten CAT Commercial Engine Technician - Field, Power Systems in Davenport, Iowa

Working Hours/Days

7:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday, some Saturday’s and overtime as needed.


This position is an entry level position. Must have a mechanical aptitude and ability to take direction and apply new knowledge.

Basic Duties

  • Provide exceptional service to customers by performing maintenance, diagnosis, and repairs to Electric Power Generation and Industrial equipment.

  • This includes paralleling switchgear and electrical controls.

  • Inspect and recommend service repair options.

  • Communicate between customer and field dispatch.

  • Other duties as assigned



  • Basic mechanical repair experience preferred.

  • Ability to read electrical schematics, knowledge of proper electrical troubleshooting, and engine experience preferred.

  • Must be a self-starter with good time management, planning, organization, and commitment to detail.

  • Knowledge of Electric Power Generation equipment, engines, accessories, switchgear, and controls preferred butnot required.

  • Computer literacy including Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal).

  • Must be able to lift 75-100lbs.

  • Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours.

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Must have a valid driver's licenseand clean driving record. This includes no more than 2 minor violations within the past 3 years and no major violations within the past 5 years (Motor Vehicle will be performed on final candidate).

Altorfer is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals- including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

This position works in a field/shop environment primarily at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75-100lbs. Will be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields, hearing protection, etc.) for a given situation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. Occasional travel may be required. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Req No.2018-1554



TypeRegular Full-Time

Union or Non-UnionNon-Union

DivisionPower Systems

CompanyAltorfer Inc