Field Service Technician Jobs in Knoxville TN

Full time @Stowers CAT in Equipment Mechanic , in Field Service Technician
  • 6301 Old Rutledge Pike, Knoxville, Tennessee 37924, United States View on Map
  • Post Date : March 13, 2024
  • Apply Before : May 15, 2024
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  • Job ID 6968
  • Experience Less Than 1 Year

Job Description


Field Service Technician – Construction Equipment



Field Service Technicians are responsible for preventive maintenance, diagnostics, repair and service of Caterpillar diesel powered construction equipment.  This is a skilled field service mechanic position working largely independently and out of a company-provided field service truck, performing at a variety of customer locations and service shops.  Field Service Technician reports to the Field Service Manager, and serves customers typically located throughout the region.



  • Field Service Technician training and/or equipment service and maintenance training through accredited technical schools, equipment dealerships or manufacturer training preferred.  High school diploma required.
  • Five (5) or more years’ experience with equipment diagnostics and advanced troubleshooting on construction equipment.  Candidates with limited equipment experience, but with strong engine experience will be considered.
  • Able to work flexible schedules, including nights, weekends and on-call hours as required, and must be able to work independently in remote locations.
  • Must demonstrate professionalism, integrity, adaptability and a strong customer service focus.
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and self-initiative, and the personal drive to be successful.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Possess and maintain a current, valid state driver’s license with a current DOT medical card as required for operating service trucks and for towing.
  • Must have a basic set of industrial tools, including but not limited to industrial hand tools, air tools, torque wrenches, and multimeters.
  • Able to travel in an assigned region, and work overtime, weekends, and/or holidays, sometimes with short notice.  Overnight travel may occasionally be required (averaging up to 25%).


Field Service Technicians should be able to read and interpret technical instructions, safety manuals, service manuals, company policies and procedures.  Works with electric/electronic and hydraulic system schematics, wiring diagrams, and equipment service manuals, and should be proficient in the use of test equipment.  The position is responsible for providing advanced troubleshooting and high quality repair service on construction equipment, engines and powertrains to respond to customer needs in a positive, safe and timely manner, and ensuring maximum value.

Field Service Technicians have safety, customer satisfaction, and business responsibilities.  They identify, troubleshoot, diagnose and provide quality repairs of Caterpillar equipment and related engine mechanical systems.  They are technical experts and a primary support contact, responsible for communicating with customers to provide exceptional customer experience.

  • Know and follow all Company and customer safety rules, including maintaining a safe, clean, and orderly work area, fully participating in Company accident prevention and safety improvement activities.
  • Must have the physical ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including protective glasses, protective gloves, and protective clothing and footwear as required by the job.

Customer Satisfaction

  • Respond to all customer requests in a professional and courteous, timely and responsive manner.
  • Maintain a clean, professional personal appearance at all times, meeting all Company standards for professionalism.
  • Keep the Manager continually apprised to assist in answering customer questions and problems when necessary.


  • Supports the organization’s mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: honesty, integrity, and respect while delivering high quality solutions and maintaining a positive attitude and a safe work environment.
  • Accepts responsibility for mistakes or problems. Maintains “ownership” of assigned tasks.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and a high level of personal credibility and integrity with customers, management, and dealership co-workers.
  • Must be dependable. Consistently arrives at work on time when scheduled, fully ready to work.
  • Maintain company and product confidentiality.
  • Attend and participate in all meetings, trainings, and activities as required.
  • Adhere to all Company policies and departmental procedures and rules.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Work Conditions

  • All locations offer clean, safe working conditions; however, the position may work in situations where hazards may be present.  Therefore, a detailed knowledge of equipment and engines is a must as well as a demonstrated proficiency in service and repair of equipment using standard safety procedures.
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Must be honest, reliable, and dependable, and display a positive attitude.
  • Must be able to work well under occasional pressure or within work standards and deadlines.
  • Must be able to work independently and/or with others in a team environment.
  • Able to work standard five-day schedule, including daily overtime and occasional weekend hours as needed.
  • Meet all eligibility requirements to drive Company vehicles, including a current, valid driver’s license issued by the resident State.

Physical Requirements

  • Pass pre-employment background check, physical exam including drug screen, and meet all physical requirements for the position.
  • Able to lift 20-70 pounds occasionally. And push or pull up to 100 pounds.


Stowers Machinery is fortunate to have served East Tennessee since 1960. East Tennessee is a great place to live, to work and to raise a family. Stowers is fortunate to represent Caterpillar, the world’s leading manufacturer of equipment; a company always striving to meet the demands of changing markets. Stowers is fortunate to have loyal customers who have joined in a partnership that is mutually beneficial. And, Stowers is fortunate to have dedicated employees who love this business and are willing to work tirelessly to meet or exceed the customer’s expectations.

Contact Brad Manis for more information.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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