Southern Vac Field Service Technician

Technicians Lexington, South Carolina


Position at Carolina CAT - Power Systems



The primary function of this position is to diagnose the service needed for truck engines/components and  perform the necessary service, repairs, replacements, installations, or re-building of parts and to restore the engine to the proper operation with supervision as needed.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Promptly, at start of shift, review work schedule, check equipment and supplies required to perform the work scheduled, and prepare for operations.
  • Determine the technical service problems of the engine or truck equipment.
  • Verify findings, review readings of gauges, meters, and procedures and compare to manufactures specs.
  • Prepare a plan to correct the problem consulting with co-workers or lead rep. when necessary.
  • Order or obtain necessary parts from stock room.
  • Diagnosis and troubleshooting, continued progression in engine disassembly and reassembly, with supervision (higher level classifications require less supervision).  Fuel Systems, Diagnostics, and repair with supervision.  A large percentage of revenue jobs performed with minimal supervision and with positive productivity.
  • Install, replace, repair engine, truck equipment or components in a timely manner and according to specifications with supervision as needed.
  • Meet standard jobs expectations for established tasks
  • Test the part or equipment and perform quality check after work is complete.
  • Pressure wash parts and equipment when necessary.
  • Perform general housekeeping duties as assigned.
  • At end of shift, secure all equipment and machinery, and complete all required paperwork.


Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no supervisor responsibilities.


Education and/or Experience

  • Must have earned a High School Diploma, or a GED.
  • Must read, write, communicate in English as it relates to this job and safety regulations.
  • Must be capable of completing and passing ASE Certification
  • Must be able to use, or learn to use, the equipment and tools used to perform this job.
  • Must be able to perform all job functions safely.
  • Must meet the company performance standards for the job.
  • Must agree to wear the proper assigned clothes and shoes approved for this job.
  • Must have 3 – 6 years of experience in the total truck industries


Location: Columbia, SC

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