Carolina CAT - Hydraulics and Pump Technician

Technicians Charlotte, North Carolina


Position at Carolina CAT - Construction

The primary function of this position is to determine the status of hydraulic systems of various mobile equipment (cranes, Hi-Lifts, fork trucks, tractors, etc.) for Caterpillar products, as well as other brands, and perform the necessary repairs, replacements, installations, or re-building of parts to restore the equipment to proper operation. 


  • 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 or physical status (troubleshoot) of each hydraulic system (hydraulic cylinders, pumps, valves, etc.)
  • Disassemble, inspect, and quote pumps , motors, and hydraulic cylinders
  • Valve blocks off all makes models of equipment
  • Rebuild and test components upon completion
  • Correctly write service reports on all findings
  • Communicate to shop office, and parts department


  • Must have earned a High School Diploma, or a GED
  • Must have 5 year of work experience in hydraulics or a related field
  • Must read, write, communicate in English as it relates to this job and safety regulations
  • Must meet the ergonomic and physical requirements, as well as the physical base scores for this position
  • 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 have a valid driver’s license

Location: Charlotte, NC

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to complete the application without an accommodation, please call 704-731-7701 for assistance.