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Caterpillar has a unique opportunity for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic through DVA Consulting at the Tinaja Hills Demonstration and Learning Center (THDLC).

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This campus sits on 6,500 acres nestled in the Tinaja Peaks mountain range in Green Valley, Arizona. Established in 1990, the THDLC is dedicated to providing a world-class customer experience through training to our customers, dealers, and internal business partners on new Cat Products, Heavy Equipment Safety, Product Application, Operator and Supervisor Training, Service Technician Training, as well as maintenance and repair to the heavy equipment, just to name a few. In addition to training, THDLC also offers Product and Industry Demonstrations, tours, as well as receptions for large programs that typically end with our Desert Night Lights Demo - filled with Cat machines, fireworks, and lasers. 

With 5,720 average visitors annually, Tinaja continues to exceed the expectations of our customers, dealers, internal business partners, and the general public in all that we do.


Are you ready to join this team of doers?


This role is responsible for troubleshooting/repairing diesel engines, transmissions, electrical and hydraulic systems on heavy construction/mining equipment (dozers, backhoes, graders, excavators, shovels, off highway trucks etc.) and power generation systems at a customer-facing demonstration and learning center. 3-5 years of heavy equipment mechanic experience required.


Required skillsets:

  • Possess a basic understanding of heavy equipment systems and repair techniques
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment components and systems.
  • Utilizes service manuals, maintenance manuals and equipment schematics
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge in the use of computer based diagnostic tools
  • Performs tasks with minimum supervision using experience and good judgment
  • Effectively communicates, both written and verbally with facility staff, product group engineering leads, dealers, and customers regarding machine problems or suggested improvements
  • Ability to meet all safety requirements for applicable safety policies and use of all required safety equipment.
  • Works effectively in a team environment and easily performs the role of team member
  • Basic welding and cutting skills (preferred)
  • Must possess acceptable attendance to meet all company standards and requirements
  • Ability to obtain CDL


Job Responsibilities:

  • Repair, re-condition, trouble-shoot, and maintain heavy equipment
  • Assemble and dis-assemble heavy equipment used in heavy construction, and mining industries.
  • Install, repair and maintain various technology products on heavy equipment
  • Operates all construction/mining/maintenance equipment safely for intended purpose
  • Performs work utilizing safe practices and complying with all company safety policies, procedures and standards
  • Performs work duties out of a field service truck
  • Maintain company equipment – keeping in a good, clean, orderly condition
  • Provide support to product and technology demonstrations, service training courses, and large customer/dealer events.


Think you have what it takes to join the team that helps our customers build a better world?  Register today! 

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