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Job: HPC - Technician 1, Hawthorne Cat, Kailua-Kona, HI

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Job title:
HPC - Technician 1
Job location:
Kailua-Kona, HI  96740 United States
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POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Service Manager, this candidate with little or no supervisor, will perform duties as assigned by management in the repair, maintenance and/or rebuilding of equipment in the service shop or field, in a safe, efficient and capable manner in the least amount of labor hours necessary and without re-do. This position requires work to be completed within a time that is established as targets by HPC.



  • Be capable of troubleshooting mechanical problems in Caterpillar, allied products and Ag & Turf  and industrial products serviced by the service department.
  • Make warranty recommendations and prepare reports when performing warranty service jobs.
  • Perform Minor welding, fabrication, plumbing and D.C. electric repairs.
  • Attends training classes as directed and obtains passing grades in all before progressing to the Technician 2 level.
  • Recondition or overhaul major components to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Will be able to recommend action to correct the failure or problem.
  • Adhere strictly to HPC Safety, housekeeping, credit and other rules, policies and procedures.
  • Maintains a favorable business relationship with customers, suppliers and personnel from other HPC departments.
  • Equipment Condition Reporting.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing results as needed.
  • Qualifications


  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Must have one year's experience in performing servicing, preventative maintenance, vehicle and equipment inspection work including mechanical repairs on automotive or diesel equipment vehicles.
  • PC skills required.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License & clean driving record required.

    TESTING REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants may be required to pass a written and/or oral examination before being considered for employment in this position.



  • Walking and moving about on foot often through uneven terrain.
  • Hands/arms operating equipment, hand and power tools.
  • Handling: Seizes, helps or works with hands.
  • Lifting: Raises or lowers miscellaneous equipment parts and tools.
  • Reaching: Extends hands and arms in any direction.
  • Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at knees or waist.
  • Standing: Remains in standing position if required for certain repair or maintenance work.
  • Climbing: In and out of equipment.
  • Vision: Read work tickets, parts and service books and operate heavy equipment.
  • Talking: Communications by radio, phone and in person.
  • Hearing: Hears well enough to discern mechanical problems for safety in and around shop and construction sites and to receive communication by radio, phone and in person.
  • Sitting: Sits in equipment and vehicles.
  • Lying: Lies in prone position under vehicles and equipment.

    PHYSICAL STRENGTH:   Lifting: Up to 60 lbs. daily, frequent exertion.



  • Noise:     Works in conditions with constant or intermittent noise.
  • Temp/Weather:     Works in a warehouse and outside with variations of temperature and weather.
  • Exposure:     Foul odors, fumes and harsh substances.

    ACCOMMODATIONS:   Reasonable accommodations for essential functions of the position will be considered.


    Hawthorne Cat® is an Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

    Hawthorne Cat® Participates in E-Verify.


    Keywords: Mechanic, Diesel Mechanic, Heavy Equipment, Repair, Diesel Engines, Caterpillar, CAT, Cat, Cat Dealer, Tractor, Travel, Machine, Machinery, 

    (Job number: 3948137)
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