Ziegler Cat Technician - Noon Shift in Fort Dodge, Iowa

Job Description

Join one of the most successful Caterpillar dealers in the country! Established in 1914, Ziegler Cat has a long-standing reputation as a choice destination for people seeking rewarding, stable careers. Ziegler Cat has an opening for a full-time technician (noon shift) to work on heavy diesel truck, construction, and agricultural equipment. We are looking for a dedicated employee with excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills to help deliver top notch service as a mechanic to our growing customer base.


  • Diagnose and repair Caterpillar equipment including compactors, excavators, loaders, dozers, and other heavy construction equipment as well as agricultural equipment including tractors, combines, balers, sprayers, tillage equipment, and planters

  • Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed

  • Communicate job progress to supervisor and customer as needed

  • Complete service reports, order parts, and maintain good customer records

  • Work collaboratively on a team


  • 2-year technical degree or high school diploma/GED and several years of comparable shop mechanic experience

  • 2+ years of relevant diesel equipment repair experience preferred

  • Working knowledge of hydraulics, transmissions, undercarriage, track systems, components, electrical, and fuel systems; working on Caterpillar and/or AGCO, Challenger, LEXION, Sunflower, or White Planters a plus but not required

  • Positive attitude and desire to work as a team player

  • Written and verbal communication skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • Own mechanic tool set

  • Ability to maintain safe and clean work environment

  • Minimum physical requirements:

  • Push/pull up to 100 lbs

  • Lift/carry up to 80 lbs

  • Lift bulky objects

What We Can Offer You:

  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance

  • 401(k) with match

  • Disability & Life Insurance

  • Paid Holidays & Personal Time Off

  • Overtime Pay

  • Ongoing technical training

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Company uniforms provided and laundered

  • Boot fund

  • Tool insurance

  • Wellness programs

  • Safe, clean, and friendly work environment

Why Ziegler?

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Why Ziegler?

Join a company with a 100-year reputation as a choice destination for people seeking rewarding, stable careers.Ziegler is one of the largest and most successful Caterpillar dealers in the United States. Beyond clean, friendly work environments and state-of the-art equipment, tooling, and machinery, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits covering all the essentials of health, wellness, and financial planning – making life and work more enjoyable and rewarding. Our employees also gain experience respected throughout the industry and access to training and support to advance and achieve professional goals.Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other protected class status.For more information about your equal employment opportunity rights and protections,and.For information about your Family and Medical Leave Act rights,, and for information about the Employee Polygraph Protection Act,.

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Job ID 2017-5297

Location US-IA-Fort Dodge

Posted Date 6/19/2017

Category Repair Technician

Shift 5th (noon)

Travel % None

Driving Position No

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