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Ignite Your Career as a CAT® Dealer Technician

If you’re ready to get a head start in a high-tech career where talented, driven professionals are in demand, consider applying for a dealer technician position. We’re looking for quality individuals motivated by a challenging environment and deeply committed to superior workmanship and exceptional customer service. Benefits of working at Altorfer Cat include:

  • Competitive compensation packages including excellent starting  salaries, generous benefits and paid holidays, personal days and vacation
  • Chance for career advancement through ongoing technical and  managerial training personalized to your interests and aspirations 
  • Educational programs and internship opportunities that deliver the  training necessary for professional development 
  • Satisfaction of knowing the work you do has an impact on the local  businesses responsible for building our communities 
  • Opportunity to utilize state-of-the-art tools and technique to service  some of the most powerful and advanced machinery in the world
  • Collaborative environment where  every individual contributes to the greater success of the team


Technicians Jobs

Overview:

This position performs in the field service and repairs and covers the agricultural market in the following Southern Illinois counties. Counties include, but not limited to: Bond, Clinton, Fayette and Montgomery county.

Working Hours/Days:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday –Friday, weekends and overtime as needed to handle to customer demand

Basic Duties:

  • Perform in field service and repairs focusing primarily on Terragators, Rogators, Claas Lexion combines, Fendt, Massey Ferguson and Challenger Tractors and other CAT Ag products.
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, electrical and all other systems.
  • Focus on establishing and maintaining service-oriented relationships with customers.
  • Use computer and parts books to look up certain parts.
  • Complete service reports and all other paperwork before and after repairs are made.
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program preferred or equivalent Ag machinery experience and knowledge required.
  • Electrical and hydraulic diagnostic and troubleshooting skills needed
  • Basic computer skills are needed, especially with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, Outlook, and CAT Programs.
  • Must be able to work independently and provide excellent customer service.
  • Maintain quality service by leaving customer’s equipment appearance in excellent condition and fix all maintenance issues.
  • Excellent communication skills are needed.
  • To be successful in this position you must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be a self-started and able to adapt to change.
  • Willingness to work overtime and weekends when needed.
  • Must reside centrally within designated territory or willingness to relocation within designated territory.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will spend a good portion of time being outdoors working in agricultural fields, exposed to elements of weather, dust, dirt, different types of vegetation’s, causing allergic reactions. May work in an office environment and travel to customer’s work sites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. Must be able to climb/operate machinery and various types of farm equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May sit at a desk for a period of time to answer phone calls or use a keyboard to complete documents and communicate through email. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Overview:

Perform in the field service repairs on agricultural equipment. This position covers the agricultural market in the following South Central Illinois territory. Counties included, but not limited to: Sangamon, Logan, Morgan and Menard county.

Working Hours/Days:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday –Friday, weekends and overtime as needed to handle to customer demand

Basic Duties:

  • Perform in field service and repairs focusing primarily on Terragators, Rogators, Claas Lexion combines, Fendt, Massey Ferguson and Challenger Tractors and other CAT Ag products.
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, electrical and all other systems.
  • Focus on establishing and maintaining service-oriented relationships with customers.
  • Use computer and parts books to look up certain parts.
  • Complete service reports and all other paperwork before and after repairs are made.
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program preferred or equivalent Ag machinery experience and knowledge required.
  • Electrical and hydraulic diagnostic and troubleshooting skills needed
  • Basic computer skills are needed, especially with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, Outlook, and CAT Programs.
  • Must be able to work independently and provide excellent customer service.
  • Maintain quality service by leaving customer’s equipment appearance in excellent condition and fix all maintenance issues.
  • Excellent communication skills are needed.
  • To be successful in this position you must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be a self-started and able to adapt to change.
  • Willingness to work overtime and weekends when needed.
  • Must reside centrally within designated territory or willingness to relocation within designated territory.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will spend a good portion of time being outdoors working in agricultural fields, exposed to elements of weather, dust, dirt, different types of vegetation’s, causing allergic reactions. May work in an office environment and travel to customer’s work sites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. Must be able to climb/operate machinery and various types of farm equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May sit at a desk for a period of time to answer phone calls or use a keyboard to complete documents and communicate through email. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Overview:

Perform in field repairs on Agriculture equipment. This position covers the agricultural market in the following Eastern Illinois territory. Counties include, but not limited to: of Northern Clark, Edgar, and Southern Vermilion county

 

Working Hours/Days:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday –Friday, weekends and overtime as needed to handle to customer demand

Basic Duties:

  • Perform in field service and repairs focusing primarily on Terragators, Rogators, Claas Lexion combines, Fendt, Massey Ferguson, Challenger Tractors and other CAT Ag products.
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, electrical and all other systems.
  • Focus on establishing and maintaining service-oriented relationships with customers.
  • Use computer and parts books to look up certain parts.
  • Complete service reports and all other paperwork before and after repairs are made.
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program preferred or equivalent Ag machinery experience and knowledge required.
  • Military and veterans encouraged to apply.
  • Electrical and hydraulic diagnostic and troubleshooting skills needed
  • Basic computer skills are needed, especially with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, Outlook, and CAT Programs.
  • Must be able to work independently and provide excellent customer service.
  • Maintain quality service by leaving customer’s equipment appearance in excellent condition and fix all maintenance issues.
  • Excellent communication skills are needed.
  • To be successful in this position you must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be a self-started and able to adapt to change.
  • Willingness to work overtime and weekends when needed.
  • Must reside centrally within designated territory or willingness to relocation within designated territory.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will spend a good portion of time being outdoors working in agricultural fields, exposed to elements of weather, dust, dirt, different types of vegetation’s, causing allergic reactions. May work in an office environment and travel to customer’s work sites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. Must be able to climb/operate machinery and various types of farm equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May sit at a desk for a period of time to answer phone calls or use a keyboard to complete documents and communicate through email. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Overview:

This position performs in the field service and repairs and covers the agricultural market in the following Southern Illinois counties. Counties include, but not limited to: Bond, Clinton, Fayette and Montgomery county.

Working Hours/Days:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday –Friday, weekends and overtime as needed to handle to customer demand

Basic Duties:

  • Perform in field service and repairs focusing primarily on Terragators, Rogators, Claas Lexion combines, Fendt, Massey Ferguson and Challenger Tractors and other CAT Ag products.
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, electrical and all other systems.
  • Focus on establishing and maintaining service-oriented relationships with customers.
  • Use computer and parts books to look up certain parts.
  • Complete service reports and all other paperwork before and after repairs are made.
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program preferred or equivalent Ag machinery experience and knowledge required.
  • Electrical and hydraulic diagnostic and troubleshooting skills needed
  • Basic computer skills are needed, especially with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, Outlook, and CAT Programs.
  • Must be able to work independently and provide excellent customer service.
  • Maintain quality service by leaving customer’s equipment appearance in excellent condition and fix all maintenance issues.
  • Excellent communication skills are needed.
  • To be successful in this position you must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be a self-started and able to adapt to change.
  • Willingness to work overtime and weekends when needed.
  • Must reside centrally within designated territory or willingness to relocation within designated territory.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will spend a good portion of time being outdoors working in agricultural fields, exposed to elements of weather, dust, dirt, different types of vegetation’s, causing allergic reactions. May work in an office environment and travel to customer’s work sites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. Must be able to climb/operate machinery and various types of farm equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May sit at a desk for a period of time to answer phone calls or use a keyboard to complete documents and communicate through email. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Overview:

Perform service repairs in the field. Focusing primarily on field campaigns, service bulletins, product improvement programs and scheduled maintenance on Ag equipment. This position will cover Altorfer's Eastern Illinois ag territory.

Working Hours/Days:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday –Friday, weekends and overtime as needed to handle to customer demand

Basic Duties:

  • Perform in field service on Fendt, Massey Ferguson, and Challenger Tractors, Ag Chem Rogator and Terragator sprayer/spreaders,  Claas Lexion Combines and misc. short line companies. 
  • Must live in  Altorfer Ag Eastern Illinois territory
  • Possibility of some overnight travel                                                                                    

Qualifications:

  • AG machinery knowledge and experience preferred but not necessary.
  • Military and veterans encouraged to apply.
  • Basic computer skills are needed
  • To be successful in this position you must be able to work in a fast paced environment, be a self-starter and able to adapt to change. Must possess good communication skills and willingness to work overtime and some weekends.
  • Must possess a mechanical mindset with the ability to a follow process of repair
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and 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 report will be run on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will spend a good portion of time being outdoors working in agricultural fields, exposed to elements of weather, dust, dirt, different types of vegetation’s, causing allergic reactions. May work in an office environment and travel to customer’s work sites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. Must be able to climb/operate machinery and various types of farm equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May sit at a desk for a period of time to answer phone calls or use a keyboard to complete documents and communicate through email. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Working Hours/Days:

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday - Friday, Saturdays and overtime when needed

Basic Duties:

  • Perform basic maintenance, diagnosis, and repairs on customer owned construction and aerial work platform equipment.
  • Establish and maintain service-oriented working relationship with customers
  • Pick-up and delivery of equipment when necessary.
  • Answer calls and questions that customers have
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Complete service reports and all other paperwork before and after repairs are made
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program preferred or a minimum of 2 years of previous related work experience required.
  • Knowledge/clear understanding of gas and diesel engines, hydraulic and electrical systems.
  • Automotive and Industrial Maintenance Technicians encouraged to apply. 
  • Computer literate and proficient with programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook required. Knowledge of DBS preferred
  • Ability to write professional business communication when sending emails, letters, notes, and documenting is required.
  • Must be a self-starter, well organized and able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills are needed.
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs, bend, twist, and climb.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate)

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works the majority of time in the equipment shop. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75 lbs. At times you may be required to move/operate equipment to figure out what maintenance needs to be performed. The noise level in the shop environment is usually moderate to high. This position also spends a portion of time in an office environment. May, sit at desk for a long period of time; intermittently answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means. Must be flexible to work Saturdays and overtime as needed. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Working Hours/Days:

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday - Friday, Saturdays and overtime when needed

Basic Duties:

  • Perform basic maintenance, diagnosis, and repairs on customer owned construction and aerial work platform equipment.
  • Establish and maintain service-oriented working relationship with customers
  • Pick-up and delivery of equipment when necessary.
  • Answer calls and questions that customers have
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Complete service reports and all other paperwork before and after repairs are made
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program preferred or a minimum of 2 years of previous related work experience required.
  • Knowledge/clear understanding of gas and diesel engines, hydraulic and electrical systems.
  • Automotive and Industrial Maintenance Technicians encouraged to apply. 
  • Computer literate and proficient with programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook required. Knowledge of DBS preferred
  • Ability to write professional business communication when sending emails, letters, notes, and documenting is required.
  • Must be a self-starter, well organized and able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills are needed.
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs, bend, twist, and climb.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate)

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works the majority of time in the equipment shop. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75 lbs. At times you may be required to move/operate equipment to figure out what maintenance needs to be performed. The noise level in the shop environment is usually moderate to high. This position also spends a portion of time in an office environment. May, sit at desk for a long period of time; intermittently answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means. Must be flexible to work Saturdays and overtime as needed. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Overview:

Job Summary: Perform maintenance, diagnosis, and repairs in the field, on customer owned or Altorfer rental lift trucks/forklifts/material handlers, Caterpillar, and other allied type construction equipment.

Working Hours/Days:

7:00AM – 5:00PM, Monday- Friday (some Saturdays & O.T. when needed).

Basic Duties:

  • Provide exceptional service to our customers by performing maintenance, diagnosis, and repairs on allied type construction and lift truck equipment.
  • Assist in the decision if equipment needs to be transported into the shop to complete repairs.
  • Establish and maintain service-oriented working relationship with customers.
  • Plan and execute the repair of various pieces of rental equipment.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Complete service reports and all other paperwork before and after repairs are made.
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned. 
  • Keep current with industry standards.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program preferred or a minimum of 2 years of previous related work experience required.
  • Previous experience working on electric, diesel engines, hydraulic systems, fuel systems, drivetrain, brake systems, etc. and possess troubleshooting skills.
  • Automotive and Industrial Maintenance Technicians encouraged to apply. 
  • Computer literate and proficient with programs such as Microsoft Word and Outlook required. Knowledge of Cat software preferred.
  • Must take initiative, be team oriented and willing to adapt to change.
  • Ability to write professional business communication when sending emails, letters, notes, and documenting is required.
  • Must be a self-starter, well organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to follow all safety rules and wear proper safety equipment.
  • Excellent customer service skills are needed.
  • Must be able to safely lift 75lbs, bend, twist, and climb.
  • Must possess a Class C or higher commercial driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will work in the field/shop environment and at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis carry, bend, and lift; up to 75 lbs. Will be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- steel toed boots, hard hat, safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, cut resistant gloves, 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. Travel between locations is 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.

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people that work together.

Overview:

Perform service and repairs on heavy construction equipment in the field for Altorfer’s Illinois customers. Counties include but not limited to: McLean, Tazwell, and Woodford county.

Working Hours/Days:

7:00 am – 3:30 pm Monday – Friday, Saturdays & Sundays and callouts as needed.

Basic Duties:

  • Troubleshoot and repair engine, hydraulic, electrical, and other systems.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner to find diagnostic errors, technical problems, and determine proper solutions.
  • Establish and maintain a service oriented relationship with customers and supervisors.
  • Order parts in equipment parts books or online.
  • Complete service reports and enter the proper data into the computer systems.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program with a minimum of four years’ experience in a service setting required.
  • Must have engine, electrical, hydraulic, transmissions and diagnostic troubleshooting and repair skills.
  • Computer literacy required. Must be familiar with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, Outlook, and CAT programs.
  • Must be a self-starter with good time management
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills required
  • Must be team oriented and willing to adapt to change.
  • CDL with air brake required.  Must have clean driving record.
  • Ability to work overtime and some weekends when needed.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal) are necessary.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75lbs and provide your own tools.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in a field/shop environment primarily at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. 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.

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

Overview:

Perform service and repairs on heavy construction equipment in the field for Altorfer’s Illinois customers. Counties include but not limited to: McLean, Tazwell, and Woodford county.

Working Hours/Days:

7:00 am – 3:30 pm Monday – Friday, Saturdays & Sundays and callouts as needed.

Basic Duties:

  • Troubleshoot and repair engine, hydraulic, electrical, and other systems.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner to find diagnostic errors, technical problems, and determine proper solutions.
  • Establish and maintain a service oriented relationship with customers and supervisors.
  • Order parts in equipment parts books or online.
  • Complete service reports and enter the proper data into the computer systems.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program with a minimum of four years’ experience in a service setting required.
  • Must have engine, electrical, hydraulic, transmissions and diagnostic troubleshooting and repair skills.
  • Computer literacy required. Must be familiar with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, Outlook, and CAT programs.
  • Must be a self-starter with good time management
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills required
  • Must be team oriented and willing to adapt to change.
  • CDL with air brake required.  Must have clean driving record.
  • Ability to work overtime and some weekends when needed.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal) are necessary.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75lbs and provide your own tools.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in a field/shop environment primarily at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. 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.

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

Overview:

Perform service and repairs on Caterpillar and other types of heavy equipment.

Working Hours/Days:

7:00 am – 3:30 pm Monday – Friday, overtime and weekends as needed

Basic Duties:

  • Trouble-shoot and repair engine, hydraulic, electrical and all other systems.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner to find diagnostic errors or technical problems and determine proper solutions.
  • Establish and maintain a service oriented relationship with customers and supervisors.
  • Complete service reports in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program with a minimum of three years’ experience required.
  • Must have engine, electrical & hydraulic diagnostic, trouble shooting and repair skills.
  • Military and veterans are encouraged to apply.
  • Computer literate. Must be familiar with programs such as Microsoft, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to follow all safety rules and wear proper safety equipment in the shop.
  • Must be a self-starter with good time management
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills required
  • Ability to work overtime and some weekends when needed.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal) are necessary.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75-100lbs and provide your own tools.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in a shop/warehouse environment. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75-100lbs. May be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields) when needed. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May intermittently sit at a desk for a period of time to answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through email. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is critical to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

Overview:

Provide technical service support to Power Systems customers in a shop environment. This support is in the form of maintaining and troubleshooting diesel engines. Assist in the shop with engine tear downs, cleaning parts, staging parts for bigger engines, installing and testing to ensure the concern is fixed. Ensures quality customer service activities designed to increase customer satisfaction.

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with.

Working Hours/Days:

8 to 5 Monday - Friday, OT if needed.

Basic Duties:

  • Performs troubleshooting and repair of diesel engines in shop.
  • Performs routine maintenance on diesel engines.
  • Performs engine overhauls and other major repairs, as needed.
  • Parts ordering for work orders.
  • Reports work on timecards and service reports.
  • Works with service office to coordinate work.
  • Assists service office with repair quotes.
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned.

Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum 2-year degree from an accredited Diesel Engine Technology Program or equivalent experience in mechanical service work.
  • PC skills required and experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel preferred. 
  • Must always have outstanding positive attitude! 
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) and excellent customer service skills necessary.
  • Able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 lbs.
  • CDL not required but it is a plus
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and 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).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

Job will generally be performed at Altorfer service facility. This position requires extensive standing, walking, reaching with hands and arms, climbing or balancing, stooping or kneeling, talking and hearing, and using fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls. May lift up to 75 lbs. Will be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields, hearing protection, etc.) when needed. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

Working Hours/Days:

Monday - Friday, 6:00am - 2:30pm

Basic Duties:

  • Assemble steel enclosures using shop tools, basic wiring, and material handling.
  • Read engineering drawings.
  • Perform other warehouse duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge of engineering drawings preferred.
  • Previous experience using hand tools and various shop tools needed.
  • Must be productive, dependable and have a desire to learn.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary.
  • Must provide own tools.
  • Ability to lift 75lbs, climb ladders and stairs on a daily basis.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in a shop environment with some outside exposure. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. The wearing of approved safety equipment (i.e. safety glasses with side shields and steel toe footwear) is required. Noise level is usually moderate to high. May intermittently sit at a desk to answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through email. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is critical to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

Working Hours/Days:

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday - Friday, Saturdays and overtime when needed

Basic Duties:

  • Perform basic maintenance, diagnosis, and repairs on customer owned construction and aerial work platform equipment.
  • Establish and maintain service-oriented working relationship with customers
  • Pick-up and delivery of equipment when necessary.
  • Answer calls and questions that customers have
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Complete service reports and all other paperwork before and after repairs are made
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program preferred or a minimum of 2 years of previous related work experience required.
  • Knowledge/clear understanding of gas and diesel engines, hydraulic and electrical systems.
  • Automotive and Industrial Maintenance Technicians encouraged to apply. 
  • Computer literate and proficient with programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook required. Knowledge of DBS preferred
  • Ability to write professional business communication when sending emails, letters, notes, and documenting is required.
  • Must be a self-starter, well organized and able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills are needed.
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs, bend, twist, and climb.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate)

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works the majority of time in the equipment shop. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75 lbs. At times you may be required to move/operate equipment to figure out what maintenance needs to be performed. The noise level in the shop environment is usually moderate to high. This position also spends a portion of time in an office environment. May, sit at desk for a long period of time; intermittently answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means. Must be flexible to work Saturdays and overtime as needed. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Overview:

Looking for an experienced Field Technician, with the potential of becoming a traveling technician.

Working Hours/Days:

7:30 – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday. Saturdays & Sundays and callouts as needed.

Basic Duties:

  • Perform service and repairs on construction equipment in the field for Altorfer’s customers.
  • Troubleshoot and repair engine, hydraulic, electrical, and other systems.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner to find diagnostic errors, technical problems, and determine proper solutions.
  • Establish and maintain a service oriented relationship with customers and supervisors.
  • Order parts in equipment parts books or online.
  • Complete service reports and enter the proper data into the computer systems.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program with a minimum of four years’ experience in a service setting required.
  • Must have engine, electrical, hydraulic, transmissions and diagnostic troubleshooting and repair skills.
  • Computer literacy required. Must be familiar with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, Outlook, and CAT programs.
  • Must be a self-starter with good time management
  • Military encouraged to apply
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills required
  • Must be team oriented and willing to adapt to change.
  • CDL with air brake required.  Must have clean driving record.
  • Ability to work overtime and some weekends when needed.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal) are necessary.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75lbs and provide your own tools.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in a field/shop environment primarily at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is critical to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Overview:

Perform service and repairs in the shop on Caterpillar and other types of heavy equipment.

Working Hours/Days:

7:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday - Friday, overtime and weekends as needed

Basic Duties:

  • Trouble-shoot and repair engine, hydraulic, electrical and all other systems.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner to find diagnostic errors or technical problems and determine proper solutions.
  • Establish and maintain a service oriented relationship with customers and supervisors.
  • Complete service reports in a timely manner.
  • Learning and skill growth is important to us at Altorfer. There may be times you would need to drive to school at our Altorfer Training Center in East Peoria, IL or somewhere else. 
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program with a minimum of three years’ experience required.
  • Military and veterans encouraged to apply.
  • Must have engine, electrical & hydraulic diagnostic, trouble shooting and repair skills.
  • Computer literate. Must be familiar with programs such as Microsoft, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to follow all safety rules and wear proper safety equipment in the shop.
  • Must be a self-starter with good time management
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills required
  • Ability to work overtime and some weekends when needed.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal) are necessary.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs and provide your own tools.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in a shop/warehouse environment. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75 lbs. May be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields) when needed. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May intermittently sit at a desk for a period of time to answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through email. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Overview:

Exciting Opportunity: Union Power Field Service Technician at Altorfer - Join the A-Team!

 

Are you a skilled Power Field Service Technician looking to take your career to new heights within a reputable and thriving company? Look no further! At Altorfer, we're seeking a talented Union Power Field Service Technician to join our dynamic team and represent our professional image while providing top-notch service to our valued customers.

 

As a Union Power Field Service Technician, you'll enjoy the benefits of being part of the Local 701 union, with top wages, annual increases, and progressive classification wage hikes that recognize your expertise and dedication. We take pride in investing in our employees' growth and success, providing access to Caterpillar's renowned online and in-person technical training programs, empowering you with the latest knowledge and skills in the industry.

 

But that's not all - we believe in taking care of our team, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes fully funded healthcare coverage, ensuring your health and well-being are always a top priority. As a member of our team, you'll have the peace of mind knowing that you'll be supported during your retirement years through the Union pension plan.

 

To ensure you have the tools you need to excel, we provide you with a quality field service truck, uniforms, and access to special tools that are essential for your job. Your success is our success, and we're committed to fostering a collaborative and family-valued culture, where your contributions are valued and appreciated.

Working Hours/Days:

6:30 am - 3:00 pm Monday - Friday

Basic Duties:

  • Showcase your technical expertise by effectively troubleshooting and repairing Power Systems equipment, completing service reports, PM checklists, and timecards within department guidelines.
  • Utilize your knowledge of SIS, ET, parts, and service manuals to efficiently handle service tasks.
  • Take ownership of jobs, properly segment tasks, and order parts as needed for seamless project execution.
  • Demonstrate your commitment to customer satisfaction by communicating job status effectively to clients and office personnel.
  • Conduct complete visual inspections and testing of Cat and non-Cat engine and generator sets, noting deficiencies as part of preventive maintenance service.
  • Perform thorough preventive maintenance and testing on Cat and non-Cat engine and generator sets, ensuring optimal equipment performance and reliability. 

Qualifications:

  • You should have a minimum of four years of experience in electric power generator maintenance and repair.
  • Demonstrate your ability to work independently while maintaining a high standard of efficiency and cleanliness.
  • Good decision-making skills and the ability to follow directions are essential to excel in this role.
  • Represent Altorfer's professional image with your effective communication skills and strong work ethic.
  • Show your organizational prowess by writing technical reports and using resources for information when needed.
  • Basic knowledge of Office software, preferably MS Word, Excel, and email, is expected.
  • Possess a valid driver's license with a clean driving record to be considered for this position.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

Why Work for Altorfer?

As a third-generation, family-owned company, Altorfer places a premium on our people. You are an invaluable part of our "A-Team," and your contributions are vital to our continued success. We offer a collaborative and family-oriented culture with a remarkable team of colleagues for you to learn from. With over 35 locations and 1300 dedicated employees, Altorfer provides an environment where you can grow and thrive.

 

In addition to competitive pay, we offer excellent benefits and opportunities for career advancement. Join us today and be a part of a company with a great reputation in the industry, a commitment to employee development, and a supportive team that truly makes a difference.

 

Ready to power up your career? Apply now and become an integral part of the Altorfer family! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Military personnel are encouraged to apply.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position offers an exciting mix of field and shop environments, primarily at customer job sites. As a Union Power Field Service Technician, you may be required to walk, bend, and lift up to 75-100lbs on a continuous basis. Safety is paramount, and appropriate safety equipment will be provided as needed. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. We value flexibility and occasional travel may be required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning - your expertise and dedication will help shape our future. Apply today and embark on an exciting journey with the Altorfer family!

 

 

Overview:

Perform service repairs and preventive maintenance; providing superior service and representing Altorfer’s professional image.

Working Hours/Days:

Mon- Fri 6:30-3

Basic Duties:

  • Ability to properly and completely fill out all service reports, inspection checklists and timecards within department guidelines.
  • Completes all paperwork before moving on to next job; communicates extra time needed to complete tasks to dispatcher.
  • Ability to use SIS, ET, parts and service manuals.
  • Properly segment jobs and order parts accordingly.
  • Return unneeded parts immediately upon job completion, complete all necessary warranty documentation and send completed follow up forms on a timely basis.
  • Effectively communicate job status to customers and office personnel.
  • Works in an efficient manner; at customer’s jobsite, in the shop and when driving to location or shop.
  • Capable of in-depth electrical, hydraulic and power train relate troubleshooting using prescribed tool, guidelines and documentation.
  • Maintain Altorfer supplied tooling and equipment, including company provided service vehicle.
  • Technician may be required to orchestrate special parts arrangements to ensure that downtime is reduced as much as possible.      
  • Perform mechanical work relating to the business of the department.
  • Keep current with industry standards.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, with excellent work ethic, neat appearance and good communication skills.       Take full ownership of job.
  • Use safe working practices.
  • Must maintain a Class “B” CDL
  • Redos or excessive labor do not exceed 5% of total labor hours worked and no cases occur where the customer or company’s equipment is damaged due to mechanic’s neglect or abuse.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or equivalent, three years Heavy Equipment experience. Excel and email.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Ability to perform high quality repairs, in an efficient fashion, and maintain a clean working environment while working in the field. Must be able to work independently. Ability to use resources for information (when written documentation is not available), has good decision making practices and ability to follow directions . Demonstrates effective communication ability, representing Altorfer’s professional image to customers and office personnel. Must have good organizational skills and ability to write technical reports. Must have intermediate keyboarding skills with a basic knowledge of Office software, preferably MS Word.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will work in the field/shop environment and at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis carry, bend and lift; up to 75lbs. Will be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- steel toed boots, hard hat, safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, cut resistant gloves, 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. Travel between locations is 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. 

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is critical to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

Overview:

Exciting Union Position with Top Wages and Comprehensive Benefits: Join Our A-Team as a Commercial Engine Shop Technician!

 

Are you a skilled Commercial Engine Shop Technician looking for an incredible opportunity to grow your career while enjoying fantastic benefits and top wages? Look no further! We are thrilled to offer a Union position at Altorfer, where you'll receive the support and resources you need to excel in your role.

 

Why Choose Altorfer:

As a Union employee at Altorfer, you'll experience a range of unparalleled benefits that set us apart from the rest:

Top Wages with Annual Increases: We believe in rewarding your dedication and hard work. With our top-notch compensation packages and annual pay increases, you'll enjoy a thriving career with financial stability. We are committed to your professional growth. As you advance your skills and knowledge, you'll benefit from progressive classification wage increases, reflecting your expertise and dedication.

 

Caterpillar Online and In-Person Technical Training: At Altorfer, we value ongoing learning. As a Commercial Engine Technician, you'll have access to exclusive Caterpillar online and in-person technical training, empowering you to stay ahead in the industry.

 

Fully Funded Healthcare Coverage: Your health and well-being matter to us. We provide comprehensive healthcare coverage to ensure you and your family are protected.

 

Union Pension Plan: Secure your future with our Union pension plan, offering stability and peace of mind after retirement.

 

Uniforms and Access to Special Tools: We believe in equipping our team with the best resources. You'll receive uniforms and access to special tools, making your job more efficient and enjoyable.

 

And that's not all! Our supportive, family-valued culture fosters a collaborative work environment where you can thrive both personally and professionally. With over 35 locations and 1300 employees, you'll have ample opportunities to learn and build lasting connections with experienced professionals in the industry.

Working Hours/Days:

630am-300pm Monday - Friday

Basic Duties:

As a Commercial Engine Shop Technician, you'll be at the forefront of repairing, overhauling, maintaining, and troubleshooting power generation equipment. Your expertise will play a vital role in ensuring customer satisfaction, and you'll be responsible for:

  • Performing troubleshooting and repairs on engine-generators and associated accessory equipment.
  • Conducting routine maintenance and overhauls of engine-generators as needed.
  • Collaborating with the service office to plan and execute work orders efficiently.
  • Assisting with the removal, transportation, and handling of large equipment as required.
  • Providing outstanding customer service and assisting in preparing repair quotes.

Qualifications:

To thrive in this exciting opportunity, we look for the following qualifications:

  • A minimum 2-year degree from an accredited Diesel Engine Technology Program or equivalent experience in mechanical/electrical service work.
  • PC skills with experience in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel (preferred).
  • An outstanding positive attitude that shines through in all interactions.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, for effective collaboration with the team and customers.
  • Manual dexterity to operate equipment and tools required for the job.
  • The ability to respond quickly and accurately to signals and adjust controls with precision.
  • A clean driving record with a valid driver's license.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

As a Commercial Engine Shop Technician, you will engage in hands-on work, involving extensive standing, walking, reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling, and lifting up to 70 lbs. Safety is our priority, and we will provide appropriate safety equipment, including safety glasses or side shields, and hearing protection when necessary.

 

Join Our Team and Make a Difference:

At Altorfer, we believe our iron is just the beginning – it's our people who truly make the difference. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to become part of our A-Team. Apply now and take your career to new heights!

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Altorfer is an equal opportunity employer, celebrating diversity in all its forms. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive work environment for all employees.

 

Join us and experience the difference at Altorfer – where your skills are valued, and your future is bright! 

 

Overview:

Perform service repairs in the field. Focusing primarily on field campaigns, service bulletins, product improvement programs and scheduled maintenance on Ag equipment. This position will cover Altorfer's Eastern Illinois ag territory.

Working Hours/Days:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday –Friday, weekends and overtime as needed to handle to customer demand

Basic Duties:

  • Perform in field service on Fendt, Massey Ferguson, and Challenger Tractors, Ag Chem Rogator and Terragator sprayer/spreaders,  Claas Lexion Combines and misc. short line companies. 
  • Must live in  Altorfer Ag Eastern Illinois territory
  • Possibility of some overnight travel                                                                                    

Qualifications:

  • AG machinery knowledge and experience preferred but not necessary.
  • Military and veterans encouraged to apply.
  • Basic computer skills are needed
  • To be successful in this position you must be able to work in a fast paced environment, be a self-starter and able to adapt to change. Must possess good communication skills and willingness to work overtime and some weekends.
  • Must possess a mechanical mindset with the ability to a follow process of repair
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and 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 report will be run on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will spend a good portion of time being outdoors working in agricultural fields, exposed to elements of weather, dust, dirt, different types of vegetation’s, causing allergic reactions. May work in an office environment and travel to customer’s work sites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. Must be able to climb/operate machinery and various types of farm equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May sit at a desk for a period of time to answer phone calls or use a keyboard to complete documents and communicate through email. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Overview:

Perform in field repairs on Agriculture equipment. This position covers the agricultural market in the following Eastern Illinois territory. Counties include, but not limited to: of Northern Clark, Edgar, and Southern Vermilion county

 

Working Hours/Days:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday –Friday, weekends and overtime as needed to handle to customer demand

Basic Duties:

  • Perform in field service and repairs focusing primarily on Terragators, Rogators, Claas Lexion combines, Fendt, Massey Ferguson, Challenger Tractors and other CAT Ag products.
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, electrical and all other systems.
  • Focus on establishing and maintaining service-oriented relationships with customers.
  • Use computer and parts books to look up certain parts.
  • Complete service reports and all other paperwork before and after repairs are made.
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program preferred or equivalent Ag machinery experience and knowledge required.
  • Military and veterans encouraged to apply.
  • Electrical and hydraulic diagnostic and troubleshooting skills needed
  • Basic computer skills are needed, especially with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, Outlook, and CAT Programs.
  • Must be able to work independently and provide excellent customer service.
  • Maintain quality service by leaving customer’s equipment appearance in excellent condition and fix all maintenance issues.
  • Excellent communication skills are needed.
  • To be successful in this position you must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be a self-started and able to adapt to change.
  • Willingness to work overtime and weekends when needed.
  • Must reside centrally within designated territory or willingness to relocation within designated territory.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will spend a good portion of time being outdoors working in agricultural fields, exposed to elements of weather, dust, dirt, different types of vegetation’s, causing allergic reactions. May work in an office environment and travel to customer’s work sites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. Must be able to climb/operate machinery and various types of farm equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May sit at a desk for a period of time to answer phone calls or use a keyboard to complete documents and communicate through email. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Overview:

Perform service repairs in the field. Focusing primarily on field campaigns, service bulletins, product improvement programs and scheduled maintenance on Ag equipment. This position will cover Altorfer's Eastern Illinois ag territory.

Working Hours/Days:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday –Friday, weekends and overtime as needed to handle to customer demand

Basic Duties:

  • Perform in field service on Fendt, Massey Ferguson, and Challenger Tractors, Ag Chem Rogator and Terragator sprayer/spreaders,  Claas Lexion Combines and misc. short line companies. 
  • Must live in  Altorfer Ag Eastern Illinois territory
  • Possibility of some overnight travel                                                                                    

Qualifications:

  • AG machinery knowledge and experience preferred but not necessary.
  • Military and veterans encouraged to apply.
  • Basic computer skills are needed
  • To be successful in this position you must be able to work in a fast paced environment, be a self-starter and able to adapt to change. Must possess good communication skills and willingness to work overtime and some weekends.
  • Must possess a mechanical mindset with the ability to a follow process of repair
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and 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 report will be run on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will spend a good portion of time being outdoors working in agricultural fields, exposed to elements of weather, dust, dirt, different types of vegetation’s, causing allergic reactions. May work in an office environment and travel to customer’s work sites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. Must be able to climb/operate machinery and various types of farm equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May sit at a desk for a period of time to answer phone calls or use a keyboard to complete documents and communicate through email. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Overview:

Provide technical service support to Power Systems customers in a shop environment. This support is in the form of maintaining and troubleshooting diesel engines. Assist in the shop with engine tear downs, cleaning parts, staging parts for bigger engines, installing and testing to ensure the concern is fixed. Ensures quality customer service activities designed to increase customer satisfaction.

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with.

Working Hours/Days:

7:30am to 4pm-Monday-Friday-no scheduled weekends

Basic Duties:

  • Performs troubleshooting and repair of diesel engines in shop.
  • Performs routine maintenance on diesel engines.
  • Performs engine overhauls and other major repairs, as needed.
  • Parts ordering for work orders.
  • Reports work on timecards and service reports.
  • Works with service office to coordinate work.
  • Assists service office with repair quotes.
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned.

Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum 2-year degree from an accredited Diesel Engine Technology Program or equivalent experience in mechanical service work.
  • PC skills required and experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel preferred. 
  • Must always have outstanding positive attitude! 
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) and excellent customer service skills necessary.
  • Able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 lbs.
  • CDL not required but it is a plus
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and 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).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

Job will generally be performed at Altorfer service facility. This position requires extensive standing, walking, reaching with hands and arms, climbing or balancing, stooping or kneeling, talking and hearing, and using fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls. May lift up to 75 lbs. Will be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields, hearing protection, etc.) when needed. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

Overview:

Perform service and repairs in the shop at our West Branch, Iowa location.

Working Hours/Days:

7:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday- Friday, overtime & weekends as needed

Basic Duties:

  • Focusing primarily on Terragators, Rogators, Claas Lexion Combines, and Fendt.
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, electrical and all other systems.
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program preferred or 2 years of AG machinery knowledge and experience required.
  • Electrical and hydraulic diagnostic and troubleshooting skills needed.
  • Basic computer skills are needed especially with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, Outlook and CAT Programs.
  • Must have knowledge and previous experience working with parts books.
  • Possess good communication skills and able to lift 75-100lbs.
  • Willingness to work overtime and some weekends when needed.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, be a self-starter and able to adapt to change.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

 

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in a warehouse/shop environment. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75-100lbs. May be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields) when needed. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May intermittently sit at a desk for a period of time to answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through email. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is critical to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

Overview:

The purpose of the Shop Helper is to contribute to the overall efficiency of the shop by completing semi-skilled and unskilled tasks, enabling Journeyman Technicians to dedicate their time to tasks requiring highly-skilled and technical expertise.

Working Hours/Days:

8:30am -5pm

Basic Duties:

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

 

Semi-Skilled

  • Assist Journeyman Technicians with skilled and/or technical jobs in the shop when a Journeyman is assigned to the job.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and scheduled service on equipment, attachments, and components. May perform up to 500 hour interval PM services and associated tasks independently.
  • Removal and installation of parts requiring use of hand and air operated tools only, excluding parts that require fine tuning for proper system operation.
  • On a previously blocked-up machine, removal of undercarriage parts limited to the following: carrier rollers, and sprocket segments.
  • Minor painting (not to include professional spray equipment) and heating associated with repair work.
  • Conduct preliminary diagnosis of machinery, component, and system problems (Helpers may not use diagnostic equipment).
  • Installation and replacement of minor electrical components, alternators, ECM’s excluding electric motors.
  • Complete service reports as required
  • Locate and use service literature and/or technical information as required
  • Maintenance and repair of shop equipment and tools.

Unskilled

  • Load/unload components, parts, equipment and machinery.
  • Conduct machine inventories.
  • Conduct storage tank and shop supplies and tool inventories.
  • Maintain tanks and settling pits.
  • Transport or deliver components and equipment as directed.
  • Clean, pressure wash, or otherwise prepare equipment, mechanical parts and components.
  • Maintain wash bays and associated equipment.
  • Perform general shop and facilities clean-up as required.

General Expectations

  • Successfully complete and pass all Service Training and employee development classes
  • Conduct repairs according to Caterpillar published guidelines and recommendations
  • Complete tasks in a timely manner as required by management
  • Use safe working practices and required personal protective equipment at all times
  • Maintain clean and organized work areas
  • Complete all paperwork, data entry and reporting as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management
  • Adhere to guidance and directions given by supervisors
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required

Qualifications:

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years experience with hands-on mechanical repair work on diesel or gasoline engines, hydraulic systems, or earthmoving or industrial equipment, OR related certification from an accredited technical school, community college or training program.
  • A successful candidate will be required to provide their own tools including but not limited to ¾ inch drive ratchet & socket sets, box wrench set up to1 ½ inch, ½ inch torque set, ½ inch drive impact tools and additional hand tools. A complete tool list will be provided to candidates during the interview process.
  • Good computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of DBSi a plus
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to lift 100 lbs, ability to push/pull with 60lbs of force, ability to lift and work overhead, ability to stand/walk continuously for long periods of time and ability to squat, kneel and bend repetitively.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Experience in hands-on mechanical repair work with diesel or gasoline engines, hydraulic systems, or earthmoving or industrial equipment.
  • Ability to read and comprehend regulations, instructions, and technical information.
  • Good oral communication skills.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Reliably follows verbal instructions and guidance.
  • Completes tasks without supervision.
  • Strong desire to meet performance expectations.
  • Desire to learn and develop skills.
  • Good attitude and a cooperative spirit.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works the majority of time in the equipment shop/yard. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 100lbs. May be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields) when needed. The noise level in the shop environment is usually moderate to high. This position also spends a portion of time in the yard. This position will be subject to inside and outside conditions. Must be flexible to work Saturdays and overtime as needed. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is critical to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

 

 

Overview:

Perform service and repairs on Caterpillar and other types of heavy equipment.

Working Hours/Days:

8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday - Friday, overtime and weekends as needed

Basic Duties:

  • Trouble-shoot and repair engine, hydraulic, electrical and all other systems.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner to find diagnostic errors or technical problems and determine proper solutions.
  • Establish and maintain a service oriented relationship with customers and supervisors.
  • Complete service reports in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program with a minimum of three years’ experience required.
  • Must have engine, electrical & hydraulic diagnostic, trouble shooting and repair skills.
  • Computer literate. Must be familiar with programs such as Microsoft, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to follow all safety rules and wear proper safety equipment in the shop.
  • Must be a self-starter with good time management
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills required
  • Ability to work overtime and some weekends when needed.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal) are necessary.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs and provide your own tools.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in a shop/warehouse environment. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75 lbs. May be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields) when needed. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May intermittently sit at a desk for a period of time to answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through email. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Overview:

Perform service repairs to include components and other general repairs and maintenance; providing superior service and representing Altorfer’s professional image.3-5 years experience on heavy Construction equipment

Working Hours/Days:

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Basic Duties:

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILIITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Ability to properly and completely fill out all service reports, inspection checklists and timecards within department guidelines.
  • Completes all paperwork before moving on to next job; communicates extra time needed to complete tasks to dispatcher.
  • Ability to use SIS, ET, parts and service manuals.
  • Properly segment jobs and order parts accordingly.
  • Return unneeded parts immediately upon job completion, complete all necessary warranty documentation and send completed follow up forms on a timely basis.
  • Effectively communicate job status to customers and office personnel.
  • Works in an efficient and timely manner
  • Capable of in-depth electrical, hydraulic and power train related troubleshooting using prescribed tool, guidelines and documentation.
  • Maintain Altorfer supplied tooling and equipment, including personal tooling
  • Technician may be required to orchestrate special parts arrangements to ensure that downtime is reduced as much as possible.      
  • Perform mechanical work relating to the business of the department.
  • Keep current with industry standards.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, with excellent work ethic, neat appearance and good communication skills. Take full ownership of job.
  • Use safe working practices.
  • Redos or excessive labor do not exceed 2% of total labor hours worked and no cases occur where the customer or company’s equipment is damaged due to mechanic’s neglect or abuse.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent, five years Heavy Equipment experience. Proficient with Excel and email.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Ability to perform high quality repairs, in an efficient fashion, and maintain a clean working environment while working in the field. Must be able to work independently. Ability to use resources for information (when written documentation is not available). Has good decision making practices and ability to follow directions . Demonstrates effective communication ability, representing Altorfer’s professional image to customers and office personnel. Must have good organizational skills and ability to write technical reports. Must have intermediate keyboarding skills with a basic knowledge of Office software, preferably MS Word

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in an office environment, there will be times when you are required to go out into the service and warehouse area and will be required to wear close-toed shoes and safety glasses in designated areas. May, on a continuous basis, sit at desk for a long period of time; intermittently answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means. Some walking and lifting up to 20 lbs. may be required and wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields) when needed. 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 job functions.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 



Overview:

Perform service repairs to include components and other general repairs and maintenance; providing superior service and representing Altorfer’s professional image.

Working Hours/Days:

monday through friday 630 am to 3 pm

Basic Duties:

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILIITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Ability to properly and completely fill out all service reports, inspection checklists and timecards within department guidelines.
  • Completes all paperwork before moving on to next job; communicates extra time needed to complete tasks to dispatcher.
  • Ability to use SIS, ET, parts and service manuals.
  • Properly segment jobs and order parts accordingly.
  • Return unneeded parts immediately upon job completion, complete all necessary warranty documentation and send completed follow up forms on a timely basis.
  • Effectively communicate job status to customers and office personnel.
  • Works in an efficient and timely manner
  • Capable of in-depth electrical, hydraulic and power train related troubleshooting using prescribed tool, guidelines and documentation.
  • Maintain Altorfer supplied tooling and equipment, including personal tooling
  • Technician may be required to orchestrate special parts arrangements to ensure that downtime is reduced as much as possible.      
  • Perform mechanical work relating to the business of the department.
  • Keep current with industry standards.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, with excellent work ethic, neat appearance and good communication skills. Take full ownership of job.
  • Use safe working practices.
  • Redos or excessive labor do not exceed 2% of total labor hours worked and no cases occur where the customer or company’s equipment is damaged due to mechanic’s neglect or abuse.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent, five years Heavy Equipment experience. Proficient with Excel and email.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Ability to perform high quality repairs, in an efficient fashion, and maintain a clean working environment while working in the field. Must be able to work independently. Ability to use resources for information (when written documentation is not available). Has good decision making practices and ability to follow directions . Demonstrates effective communication ability, representing Altorfer’s professional image to customers and office personnel. Must have good organizational skills and ability to write technical reports. Must have intermediate keyboarding skills with a basic knowledge of Office software, preferably MS Word

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in an office environment, there will be times when you are required to go out into the service and warehouse area and will be required to wear close-toed shoes and safety glasses in designated areas. May, on a continuous basis, sit at desk for a long period of time; intermittently answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means. Some walking and lifting up to 20 lbs. may be required and wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields) when needed. 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 job functions.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 



Overview:

Perform service repairs to include components and other general repairs and maintenance; providing superior service and representing Altorfer’s professional image.

Working Hours/Days:

6:30 am - 3:00 pm Monday - Friday, overtime as needed

Basic Duties:

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILIITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Ability to properly and completely fill out all service reports, inspection checklists and timecards within department guidelines.
  • Completes all paperwork before moving on to next job; communicates extra time needed to complete tasks to dispatcher.
  • Ability to use SIS, ET, parts and service manuals.
  • Properly segment jobs and order parts accordingly.
  • Return unneeded parts immediately upon job completion, complete all necessary warranty documentation and send completed follow up forms on a timely basis.
  • Effectively communicate job status to customers and office personnel.
  • Works in an efficient and timely manner
  • Capable of in-depth electrical, hydraulic and power train related troubleshooting using prescribed tool, guidelines and documentation.
  • Maintain Altorfer supplied tooling and equipment, including personal tooling
  • Technician may be required to orchestrate special parts arrangements to ensure that downtime is reduced as much as possible.      
  • Perform mechanical work relating to the business of the department.
  • Keep current with industry standards.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, with excellent work ethic, neat appearance and good communication skills. Take full ownership of job.
  • Use safe working practices.
  • Redos or excessive labor do not exceed 2% of total labor hours worked and no cases occur where the customer or company’s equipment is damaged due to mechanic’s neglect or abuse.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent, five years Heavy Equipment experience. Proficient with Excel and email.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Ability to perform high quality repairs, in an efficient fashion, and maintain a clean working environment while working in the field. Must be able to work independently. Ability to use resources for information (when written documentation is not available). Has good decision making practices and ability to follow directions . Demonstrates effective communication ability, representing Altorfer’s professional image to customers and office personnel. Must have good organizational skills and ability to write technical reports. Must have intermediate keyboarding skills with a basic knowledge of Office software, preferably MS Word

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will work in the field/shop environment and at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis carry, bend and lift; up to 75 lbs. Will be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- steel toed boots, hard hat, safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, cut resistant gloves, 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. Travel between locations is 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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is critical to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

Overview:

Perform service repairs and preventive maintenance; providing superior service and representing Altorfer’s professional image.

Working Hours/Days:

monday through Friday 630 am 3pm

Basic Duties:

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Ability to properly and completely fill out all service reports, inspection checklists and timecards within department guidelines.
  • Completes all paperwork before moving on to next job; communicates extra time needed to complete tasks to dispatcher.
  • Ability to use SIS, ET, parts and service manuals.
  • Properly segment jobs and order parts accordingly.
  • Return unneeded parts immediately upon job completion, complete all necessary warranty documentation and send completed follow up forms on a timely basis.
  • Effectively communicate job status to customers and office personnel.
  • Works in an efficient manner; at customer’s jobsite, in the shop and when driving to location or shop.
  • Capable of in-depth electrical, hydraulic and power train relate troubleshooting using prescribed tool, guidelines and documentation.
  • Maintain Altorfer supplied tooling and equipment, including company provided service vehicle.
  • Technician may be required to orchestrate special parts arrangements to ensure that downtime is reduced as much as possible.      
  • Perform mechanical work relating to the business of the department.
  • Keep current with industry standards.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, with excellent work ethic, neat appearance and good communication skills.       Take full ownership of job.
  • Use safe working practices.
  • Must maintain a Class “B” CDL
  • Redos or excessive labor do not exceed 5% of total labor hours worked and no cases occur where the customer or company’s equipment is damaged due to mechanic’s neglect or abuse.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or equivalent, three years Heavy Equipment experience. Excel and email.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Ability to perform high quality repairs, in an efficient fashion, and maintain a clean working environment while working in the field. Must be able to work independently. Ability to use resources for information (when written documentation is not available), has good decision making practices and ability to follow directions . Demonstrates effective communication ability, representing Altorfer’s professional image to customers and office personnel. Must have good organizational skills and ability to write technical reports. Must have intermediate keyboarding skills with a basic knowledge of Office software, preferably MS Word.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will work in the field/shop environment and at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis carry, bend and lift; up to 75 lbs. Will be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- steel toed boots, hard hat, safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, cut resistant gloves, 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. Travel between locations is 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.

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

 



Overview:

Perform service repairs and preventive maintenance; providing superior service and representing Altorfer’s professional image.

Working Hours/Days:

Monday through Friday 630 am to 3pm

Basic Duties:

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Ability to properly and completely fill out all service reports, inspection checklists and timecards within department guidelines.
  • Completes all paperwork before moving on to next job; communicates extra time needed to complete tasks to dispatcher.
  • Ability to use SIS, ET, parts and service manuals.
  • Properly segment jobs and order parts accordingly.
  • Return unneeded parts immediately upon job completion, complete all necessary warranty documentation and send completed follow up forms on a timely basis.
  • Effectively communicate job status to customers and office personnel.
  • Works in an efficient manner; at customer’s jobsite, in the shop and when driving to location or shop.
  • Capable of in-depth electrical, hydraulic and power train relate troubleshooting using prescribed tool, guidelines and documentation.
  • Maintain Altorfer supplied tooling and equipment, including company provided service vehicle.
  • Technician may be required to orchestrate special parts arrangements to ensure that downtime is reduced as much as possible.      
  • Perform mechanical work relating to the business of the department.
  • Keep current with industry standards.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, with excellent work ethic, neat appearance and good communication skills.       Take full ownership of job.
  • Use safe working practices.
  • Must maintain a Class “B” CDL
  • Redos or excessive labor do not exceed 5% of total labor hours worked and no cases occur where the customer or company’s equipment is damaged due to mechanic’s neglect or abuse.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or equivalent, three years Heavy Equipment experience. Excel and email.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Ability to perform high quality repairs, in an efficient fashion, and maintain a clean working environment while working in the field. Must be able to work independently. Ability to use resources for information (when written documentation is not available), has good decision making practices and ability to follow directions . Demonstrates effective communication ability, representing Altorfer’s professional image to customers and office personnel. Must have good organizational skills and ability to write technical reports. Must have intermediate keyboarding skills with a basic knowledge of Office software, preferably MS Word.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will work in the field/shop environment and at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis carry, bend and lift; up to 75 lbs. Will be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- steel toed boots, hard hat, safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, cut resistant gloves, 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. Travel between locations is 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.

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

 



Working Hours/Days:

7:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday, some Saturdays as needed.

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

Qualifications:

  • Ability to read electrical schematics, knowledge of proper electrical troubleshooting, and engine experience required.
  • 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 but not required.
  • Computer literacy including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Military encouraged to apply
  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal).
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs.
  • Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours.
  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have a minimum of a D2 Chauffer’s license or a CDL and 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).

Physical Requirements/Environmental 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 lbs. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is critical to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Overview:

We are looking for an experienced technician to perform service and repairs on construction equipment in a shop setting for Altorfer’s customers in the Davenport Area.

Working Hours/Days:

7:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday - Friday, overtime and weekends as needed

Basic Duties:

  • Perform service and repairs on Caterpillar and other types of heavy equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair engine, hydraulic, electrical and all other systems.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner to find diagnostic errors or technical problems and determine proper solutions.
  • Establish and maintain a service oriented relationship with customers and supervisors.
  • Complete service reports in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program with a minimum of three years’ experience required.
  • Must have engine, electrical & hydraulic diagnostic, trouble shooting and repair skills.
  • Computer literate. Must be familiar with programs such as Microsoft, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to follow all safety rules and wear proper safety equipment in the shop.
  • Must be a self-starter with good time management
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills required
  • Ability to work overtime and some weekends when needed.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal) are necessary.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs and provide your own tools.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in a shop/warehouse environment. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75 lbs. May be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields) when needed. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May intermittently sit at a desk for a period of time to answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through email. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Overview:

We are looking for an experienced mechanic to perform service and repairs on construction equipment in the field for Altorfer’s customers in the Davenport Area.

Working Hours/Days:

7:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday. Saturdays & Sundays, and callouts as needed.

Basic Duties:

  • Perform service and repairs on construction equipment in the field for Altorfer’s customers.
  • Troubleshoot and repair engine, hydraulic, electrical, and other systems.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner to find diagnostic errors, technical problems, and determine proper solutions.
  • Establish and maintain a service oriented relationship with customers and supervisors.
  • Order parts in equipment parts books or online.
  • Complete service reports and enter the proper data into the computer systems.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program with a minimum of four years’ experience in a service setting required.
  • Must have engine, electrical, hydraulic, transmissions and diagnostic troubleshooting and repair skills.
  • Military encourages to apply.
  • Computer literacy required. Must be familiar with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, Outlook, and CAT programs.
  • Must be a self-starter with good time management
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills required
  • Must be team oriented and willing to adapt to change.
  • CDL with air brake required.  Must have clean driving record.
  • Ability to work overtime and some weekends when needed.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal) are necessary.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75lbs and provide your own tools.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in a field/shop environment primarily at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is critical to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

Overview:

Altorfer Industries is currently seeking a Journey Technician for our Component Shop in our new facility located in Mokena, IL. This position is responsible for testing, disassembly/assembly, inspection and repair of all heavy machinery based components including but not limited to transmissions, torque converters, hydraulic pumps, valves, hydraulic cylinders and motors. 

Working Hours/Days:

6:30AM - 3:00PM Monday - Friday Overtime as needed

Basic Duties:

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILIITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Ability to work safely and follow all company safety policies and procedures. 
  • Verify conformance of component piece parts are to specifications, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and go-no-go gauges.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of component functionality to help determine root cause failure.
  • Ability to disassemble components and diagnose symptoms to provide accurate customer estimates.
  • Efficient and quality driven repair and/or reassembly of components is required.
  • Apply and adhere all critical torque specifications required per instructions provided.
  • Must be able to professionally and effectively communicate troubleshooting and operational issues while working closely with shop leadership.
  • Accurate record keeping on our service management software.
  • Occassionally crosstrain on transmission dyno operations and other interdepartmental focus areas
  • Ability to recognize and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor; may include department transfers to meet production needs.
  • General housekeeping of manufacturing areas and equipment to ensure a clean and safe environment including but not limited to sweeping, mopping of the production area and ensuring equipment and tooling is clean.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 4+ Years of Heavy Equipment/Component Repair experience
  • Engine component repair knowledge a plus
  • Accredited certifications from a trade school or college 

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Ability to perform high quality repairs, in an efficient fashion, and maintain a clean working environment while working in the department. Must be able to work independently. Ability to use resources for information (when written documentation is not available). Has good decision making practices and ability to follow directions . Demonstrates effective communication ability, representing Altorfer’s professional image to customers and office personnel. Must have good organizational skills and ability to write technical reports. Must have intermediate keyboarding skills with a basic knowledge of Office software, preferably MS Word

 

 

This position will work in a shop environment. May on a continuous basis carry, bend and lift; up to 75 lbs. May walk and/or stand up to 8 hours in a shift. Will be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- steel toed boots, safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, cut resistant gloves, etc.) for a given situation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Must be flexible to work extra hours if/when needed. 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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

Overview:

Altorfer Industries is currently seeking a CNC Machinist in our new facility located in Mokena, IL. This position operates machine tools such as CNC machines, lathes, secondary equipment, and grinders to machine components related to, but not limited to engines, cylinder heads, transmissions and other heavy machinery components.

Working Hours/Days:

Monday - Friday 6:30A - 3:00PM Saturdays if needed

Basic Duties:

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILIITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Machines we operate: Rottler CNC, Kent digital lathe, magnaflux equipment and misc. smaller equipment
  • Perform machine setup, operation and startup, restarting the machine, adjusts tooling to maintain proper sizes, replacing broken or worn tooling in a timely manner
  • Ability to perform both manual and programmed repairs on the CNC
  • Verify conformance of work piece to specifications, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and go-no-go gauges
  • Select, align and secure the holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines including mills, lathes, and grinders
  • Perform layout and programming on the controls required for set-ups
  • Understand how to adjust work offsets
  • Understand how to adjust the speed and feed of the machine according to different part specifications
  • Understand G-Code and have the ability to custom write programs when needed
  • Must be able to effectively communicate machine set up parameters, troubleshoot set-up and operational issues working closely with shop leadership
  • Ability to perform intermediate shop math skills and calculations: fraction conversions, divide, multiply, percentages, etc
  • Accurate record keeping on our service management software
  • Observes daily preventative machine maintenance, general repair and diagnosis
  • Ability to recognize and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor; may include department transfers to meet production needs
  • General housekeeping of manufacturing areas and equipment to ensure a clean and safe environment including but not limited to sweeping, mopping of the production area and ensuring machinery is clean

Qualifications:

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 4+ Years of CNC machining experience
  • Engine component repair knowledge a plus
  • G-Code understanding is required

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Ability to perform high quality repairs, in an efficient fashion, and maintain a clean working environment while working in the department. Must be able to work independently. Ability to use resources for information (when written documentation is not available). Has good decision making practices and ability to follow directions . Demonstrates effective communication ability, representing Altorfer’s professional image to customers and office personnel. Must have good organizational skills and ability to write technical reports. Must have intermediate keyboarding skills with a basic knowledge of Office software, preferably MS Word

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will work in the field/shop environment. May on a continuous basis carry, bend and lift; up to 75 lbs. May walk and/or stand up to 8 hours in a shift. Will be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- steel toed boots, safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, cut resistant gloves, etc.) for a given situation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Must be flexible to work extra hours if/when needed. 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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

Overview:

Perform service repairs to include components and other general repairs and maintenance; providing superior service and representing Altorfer’s professional image.

Working Hours/Days:

6:30 am - 3:00 pm Monday - Friday, OT as needed.

Basic Duties:

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILIITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Ability to properly and completely fill out all service reports, inspection checklists and timecards within department guidelines.
  • Completes all paperwork before moving on to next job; communicates extra time needed to complete tasks to supervisor.
  • Ability to use SIS, ET, parts and service manuals.
  • Properly segment jobs and order parts accordingly.
  • Return unneeded parts immediately upon job completion, complete all necessary warranty documentation and send completed follow up forms on a timely basis.
  • Effectively communicate job status to customers and office personnel.
  • Works in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Capable of in-depth electrical, hydraulic and power train related troubleshooting using prescribed tool, guidelines and documentation.
  • Maintain Altorfer supplied tooling and equipment, including personal tooling.
  • Technician may be required to orchestrate special parts arrangements to ensure that downtime is reduced as much as possible.      
  • Perform mechanical work relating to the business of the department.
  • Keep current with industry standards.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, with excellent work ethic, neat appearance and good communication skills.       Take full ownership of job.
  • Use safe working practices.
  • Ensure proper housekeeping occurs throughout the day and not towards the end of the day.
  • Redos or excessive labor do not exceed 2% of total labor hours worked and no cases occur where the customer or company’s equipment is damaged due to mechanic’s neglect or abuse.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent, five years Heavy Equipment experience. Proficient with Excel and email.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Ability to perform high quality repairs, in an efficient fashion, and maintain a clean working environment while working in the shop. Must be able to work independently. Ability to use resources for information (when written documentation is not available). Has good decision making practices and ability to follow directions. Demonstrates effective communication ability, representing Altorfer’s professional image to customers and office personnel. Must have good organizational skills and ability to write technical reports. Must have intermediate keyboarding skills with a basic knowledge of Office software, preferably MS Word.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will work in the field/shop environment and at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis carry, bend and lift; up to 75 lbs. Will be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- steel toed boots, hard hat, safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, cut resistant gloves, 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. Travel between locations is 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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is critical to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

Overview:

Perform in the field service repairs on agricultural equipment. This position covers the agricultural market in the following Southern Iowa and Northern Missouri territory. Southern IA counties include, but not limited to: Wapello, Davis, and Van Buren county. Northern MO counties include, but not limited to: Scotland, Schuyler, Putnam, and Clark county

Working Hours/Days:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday –Friday, weekends and overtime as needed to handle to customer demand

Basic Duties:

  • Perform in field service and repairs focusing primarily on Terragators, Rogators, Claas Lexion combines, Fendt, Challenger and Massey FergusonTractors and other CAT Ag products.
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, electrical and all other systems.
  • Focus on establishing and maintaining service-oriented relationships with customers.
  • Use computer and parts books to look up certain parts.
  • Complete service reports and all other paperwork before and after repairs are made.
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program preferred or equivalent Ag machinery experience and knowledge required.
  • Electrical and hydraulic diagnostic and troubleshooting skills needed
  • Basic computer skills are needed, especially with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, Outlook, and CAT Programs.
  • Must be able to work independently and provide excellent customer service.
  • Maintain quality service by leaving customer’s equipment appearance in excellent condition and fix all maintenance issues.
  • Excellent communication skills are needed.
  • To be successful in this position you must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be a self-started and able to adapt to change.
  • Willingness to work overtime and weekends when needed.
  • Must reside centrally within designated territory or willingness to relocation within designated territory.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will spend a good portion of time being outdoors working in agricultural fields, exposed to elements of weather, dust, dirt, different types of vegetation’s, causing allergic reactions. May work in an office environment and travel to customer’s work sites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. Must be able to climb/operate machinery and various types of farm equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May sit at a desk for a period of time to answer phone calls or use a keyboard to complete documents and communicate through email. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

 

Working Hours/Days:

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday- Friday, Saturdays and overtime as needed

Basic Duties:

  • Provide exceptional service to our customers by performing maintenance, diagnosis, and repairs on allied type construction and Aerial work platform equipment.
  • Responsible for picking-up and delivering equipment when necessary.
  • Complete associated paperwork.
  • Establish and maintain service-oriented working relationship with customers.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of related work experience.
  • Must have a good understanding of gas and diesel engines, hydraulic and electrical systems. 
  • Must be a self-starter, organized, with strong customer service orientation.
  • Automotive and Industrial Maintenance Technicians are encouraged to apply.
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs.
  • Computer literacy required. Must be familiar with programs such as Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to follow all safety rules and wear proper safety equipment.
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills are needed.
  • Must take initiative, be team oriented and willing to adapt to change.
  • Ability to respond to callouts, work overtime and weekends when needed.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal) are required.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must possess a valid CDL driver’s license and 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 Report will be performed on final candidate

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will work in the field/shop environment and at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75 lbs. 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.

Working Hours/Days:

7:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday, Saturdays & Sundays and callouts as needed.

Basic Duties:

  • Perform service and repairs on construction equipment in the field for Altorfer’s customers.
  • Troubleshoot and repair engine, hydraulic, electrical, and other systems.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner to find diagnostic errors, technical problems, and determine proper solutions.
  • Establish and maintain a service oriented relationship with customers and supervisors.
  • Order parts in equipment parts books or online.
  • Complete service reports and enter the proper data into the computer systems.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program with a minimum of four years’ experience in a service setting required.
  • Must have engine, electrical, hydraulic, transmissions and diagnostic troubleshooting and repair skills.
  • Computer literacy required. Must be familiar with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, Outlook, and CAT programs.
  • Must be a self-starter with good time management
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills required
  • Must be team oriented and willing to adapt to change.
  • CDL with air brake required.  Must have clean driving record.
  • Ability to work overtime and some weekends when needed.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal) are necessary.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75lbs and provide your own tools.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in a field/shop environment primarily at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. 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.

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with. 

Working Hours/Days:

7:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday, overtime when necessary

Basic Duties:

  • Safely perform service and repairs, in the Altorfer shop, on Fork Lifts and Aerial Lifts for Altorfer and its customers.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electronic diesel engines, hydraulic systems, fuel systems, drivetrain, brake systems and all other systems.
  • Establish and maintain service-oriented relationships with customers when in the field.
  • Order parts on computer system data base.
  • Complete service reports and all other paperwork after repairs are made.
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned

Qualifications:

  • Completion of formal technical training program or minimum of two years’ experience in mechanical repair and /or lift truck repair experience.
  • Previous experience working on electronic diesel engines, hydraulic systems, fuel systems, drivetrain, brake systems, etc. and possess troubleshooting skills required.
  • Computer literacy required. Must be familiar with programs such as Microsoft Office & Outlook.
  • Ability to follow all safety rules and wear proper safety equipment.
  • Maintain quality service by leaving customer’s equipment appearance in excellent condition and fix all maintenance issues
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills required
  • Must be team oriented and willing to adapt to change.
  • Ability to work overtime and some weekends when needed.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal) are necessary.
  • Must have your own tools and able to lift up to 75lbs.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works the majority of time in the equipment shop. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. At times you may be required to move/operate equipment to figure out what maintenance needs to be performed. The noise level in the shop environment is usually moderate to high. This position also spends a portion of time in an office environment. May, sit at desk for a long period of time; intermittently answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means. Must be flexible to work Saturdays and overtime as needed. 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people that work together.

 

Working Hours/Days:

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Monday- Friday, Saturdays & Sundays when necessary, overtime and callouts as necessary

Basic Duties:

  • Safely perform service and repairs, in the field on Fork Lifts and Aerial Equipment for Altorfer and its customers.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electric, diesel engines, hydraulic systems, fuel systems, drivetrain, brakes and all other systems on lift trucks & aerial equipment.
  • Establish and maintain service-oriented relationships with customers in the field.
  • Complete service reports and all other paperwork after repairs are made.
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program preferred or a minimum of 2 years of previous related work experience preferred.
  • Automotive and Industrial Maintenance Technicians encouraged to apply.
  • Previous experience working on electric, diesel engines, hydraulic systems, fuel systems, drivetrain, brake systems, etc. and possess troubleshooting skills preferred.
  • Computer literacy required. Must be familiar with programs such as Microsoft Office, Outlook.
  • Ability to follow all safety rules and wear proper safety equipment.
  • Excellent communication, customer service, & organizational skills required
  • Must be team oriented and willing to adapt to change.
  • Must have your own tools and able to lift up to 75lbs.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and 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).

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in a field environment primarily at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis, walk, bend, and lift up to 75lbs. 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.

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people that work together.

Overview:

Perform maintenance, diagnosis, and repairs in the field, on customer owned or Altorfer rental lift trucks/forklifts, Caterpillar, and other allied type construction equipment. 

Working Hours/Days:

7:00AM – 5:00PM, Monday- Friday (some Saturdays & O.T. when needed). Location areas to be serviced are: Cedar Rapids, IA., Cedar Falls, IA. and Dubuque, IA.

Basic Duties:

  • Provide exceptional service to our customers by performing maintenance, diagnosis, and repairs on allied type construction and lift truck equipment.
  • Assist in the decision if equipment needs to be transported into the shop to complete repairs.
  • Establish and maintain service-oriented working relationship with customers.
  • Plan and execute the repair of various pieces of rental equipment.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Complete service reports and all other paperwork before and after repairs are made
  • May perform other related duties as requested and/or assigned. 
  • Keep current with industry standards.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal technical training program preferred or a minimum of 2 years of previous related work experience required.
  • Previous experience working on electric, diesel engines, hydraulic systems, fuel systems, drivetrain, brake systems, etc. and possess troubleshooting skills.
  • Automotive and Industrial Maintenance Technicians encouraged to apply. 
  • Computer literate and proficient with programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook required. Knowledge of Cat software preferred.
  • Must take initiative, be team oriented and willing to adapt to change.
  • Ability to write professional business communication when sending emails, letters, notes, and documenting is required.
  • Must be a self-starter, well organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to follow all safety rules and wear proper safety equipment.
  • Excellent customer service skills are needed.
  • Must be able to safely lift 100lbs, bend, twist, and climb.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with 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 Report will be performed on final candidate).

 

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position will work in the field/shop environment and at Customer jobsites. May on a continuous basis carry, bend and lift; up to 100 lbs. Will be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- steel toed boots, hard hat, safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, cut resistant gloves, 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. Travel between locations is 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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

Why Work for Altorfer?
At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is critical to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people that work together.

 

Overview:

Perform service repairs to include components and other general repairs and maintenance; providing superior service and representing Altorfer’s professional image.

Working Hours/Days:

7am - 3:30pm M-F occasional Saturdays

Basic Duties:

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILIITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Ability to properly and completely fill out all service reports, inspection checklists and timecards within department guidelines.
  • Completes all paperwork before moving on to next job; communicates extra time needed to complete tasks to dispatcher.
  • Ability to use SIS, ET, parts and service manuals.
  • Properly segment jobs and order parts accordingly.
  • Return unneeded parts immediately upon job completion, complete all necessary warranty documentation and send completed follow up forms on a timely basis.
  • Effectively communicate job status to customers and office personnel.
  • Works in an efficient and timely manner
  • Capable of in-depth electrical, hydraulic and power train related troubleshooting using prescribed tool, guidelines and documentation.
  • Maintain Altorfer supplied tooling and equipment, including personal tooling
  • Technician may be required to orchestrate special parts arrangements to ensure that downtime is reduced as much as possible.      
  • Perform mechanical work relating to the business of the department.
  • Keep current with industry standards.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, with excellent work ethic, neat appearance and good communication skills. Take full ownership of job.
  • Use safe working practices.
  • Redos or excessive labor do not exceed 2% of total labor hours worked and no cases occur where the customer or company’s equipment is damaged due to mechanic’s neglect or abuse.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent, five years Heavy Equipment experience. Proficient with Excel and email.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Ability to perform high quality repairs, in an efficient fashion, and maintain a clean working environment while working in the field. Must be able to work independently. Ability to use resources for information (when written documentation is not available). Has good decision making practices and ability to follow directions . Demonstrates effective communication ability, representing Altorfer’s professional image to customers and office personnel. Must have good organizational skills and ability to write technical reports. Must have intermediate keyboarding skills with a basic knowledge of Office software, preferably MS Word

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

This position works in an office environment, there will be times when you are required to go out into the service and warehouse area and will be required to wear close-toed shoes and safety glasses in designated areas. May, on a continuous basis, sit at desk for a long period of time; intermittently answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means. Some walking and lifting up to 20 lbs. may be required and wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields) when needed. 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 job functions.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

 

 

Why Work for Altorfer? 

 

At Altorfer, our iron is just the beginning. Our people make our company successful, and we would not be who we are without them. As a third generation, family-owned company created in 1957, we bring our values into how we do business. Everyone from technicians, sales representatives, administrative professionals, or somewhere in between is part of the “A-Team” and is crucial to our success. Here at Altorfer, we have over 35 locations and 1300 employees with long tenure for you to learn from. We have a collaborative, family valued culture, with a great reputation in the industry. A company that offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a remarkable team of people to work with.