Carolina CAT - Shop Rental Technician

Technicians Asheville, North Carolina


Position at Carolina CAT - Construction



The primary function of this position is to troubleshoot, remove, install, replace, re-build, repair, & test parts/equipment on construction equipment.


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


  • Conduct inspections, preventative maintenance, change oil, replace filters, belts, coolants, hoses, and may drain/clean/refill fuel systems
  • Fully inspect and check every machine coming on and coming off of rent in accordance to rental store procedures, documenting and filing all necessary paperwork
  • Uses tools to disassemble/re assemble parts or equipment; cleans parts with rags, cleaners, power washer; uses test equipment to make diagnostic checks; and controls powered equipment or tools to make repairs
  • Climbs up onto, under, & into vehicles to gain access to all parts of vehicle
  • Uses overhead hoists, lift devices, forklifts & other aides to move items off vehicle (tracks, idler wheels, blades, etc.) & then to move parts to locations for disassembly, repair, then back to the vehicle for reassembly
  • Work closely with the Rental Coordinators to provide fast, efficient service to our customers
  • Remove and install any attachments and check for operation that the customer requests
  • Uses power washers & spray paint equipment to clean & paint vehicle
  • Use instruments and computers to reprogram equipment controllers. The employee uses miscellaneous resources and computers to reference parts, get information about parts & enter data into record systems

Required Skills:

  • Ability to develop own work schedule and adjust when needed to accommodate job needs. 
  • GED or equivalent and 1 to 3 years of related experience or combination of training and experience with Caterpillar, John Deere, Komatsu, Volvo, etc. 
  • Ability to comprehend safety, service, and parts manuals.
  • Able to climb in, on, and around equipment, be flexible for awkward reaches and positions.
  • Must be able to bring / own tools.

Location: Asheville, 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.