Patten CAT Commercial Engine Technician - Field, Power Systems in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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


  • 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.

  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal).

  • Must be able to lift 75-100lbs.

  • 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 CDLand 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).

Req No.2018-1611


LocationUS-IA-Cedar Rapids

TypeRegular Full-Time

Union or Non-UnionNon-Union

DivisionPower Systems

CompanyAltorfer Inc