San Antonio, Texas

Holt Truck Center in San Antonio is seeking a experienced On-Highway Truck Service Technician-Field. The incumbent for this position will provide exceptional customer service while inspecting, repairing, and providing maintenance to trucks, trailers, and attachments for On-Highway vehicles. Possession of a CDL Class A will be required.

Essential Functions:
  • Troubleshoots, diagnosis, and repairs On-Highway trucks both Cat and OEM
  • Performs engine and related equipment repairs on Trucks and Trailers
  • Disassembles, inspects, determines parts required, and reassembles to factory specifications within TRGs
  • Adheres to contamination control and HAZMAT rules and regulations
  • Provides quality control/assurance inspections of completed tasks to include road testing
  • Uses computers and related software to assist in diagnosing and reprogramming engines
  • Completes documentation for service reports, timecards, parts requisition, and returns
  • Maintains all company equipment, tools, and vehicles in a good, clean, and working order
  • Interprets and utilizes information from operating, maintenance, online resources, and service manuals/bulletins
  • Operates equipment and vehicles with possession of all necessary licenses and certificates
  • Travels to and from the job site and travels to retrieve parts
  • Listens and understands customer complaints, quotes and explains repair costs, and schedules appointments with customers while providing clear communications
  • Orders parts needed to complete repairs
  • Completes and files documentation necessary to justify billing
  • Responds to customer needs after hours when needed
  • Communicates job progress to supervisor and customer as needed
  • Works overtime as required by workload and customers’ needs
  • Maintains a P Factor of 100% or greater
  • Maintains less than .5% rework for years total sales
  • Projects professionalism with both internal and external customers, including personal appearance
  • Acts as a mentor and coach to lower level Technicians
  • Completes all assigned Technician Training Path courses and safety training
  • Works safely at all times and adheres to all applicable safety policies; complies with all company policies, procedures, and standards
  • Requires regular and punctual employee attendance
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of equipment and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Knowledge and proficiency with current computer software, related hardware, and On-Highway Truck electronic systems diagnostic tooling
  • Knowledge and ability to explain how various systems function on trucks and trailers
  • Operation and control skills of On-Highway Trucks & Trailers
  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional skills in customer service
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to follow logical troubleshooting procedures
  • Ability to learn and navigate various software for both CAT and OEM
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to be self-starting and motivated
  • Ability to operate a conventional forklift
  • Ability to operate hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, and equipment used in mechanical repair and overhead crane
  • Ability to operate an On-Highway Truck on public roads
  • Ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands in order to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects
  • Ability to read, write, and understand information
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Five to eight years’ experience required, eight to ten years’ preferred
  • CDL – Class A or B required
  • ASE Certifications preferred
Additional Requirements:
  • Must own and maintain the necessary tools to efficiently perform the job
  • Must have a clean driving record
Physical Requirements:
  • A significant amount of time sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, crouching, stooping, crawling, climbing, and reaching
  • Constant movement and use of hands, this position requires good manual dexterity
  • Communicates with customers, service managers, and co-workers
  • Routinely reacts to visual, auditory, and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work
  • Must be able to move objects, and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue
  • Be able to maneuver safely and work underneath equipment
  • Frequently lifts and moves materials and equipment up to 70 lb
  • Ascends/descends with gradual or continuous progress by oneself, using both hands and feet and climbs up and down ladders and/or equipment
Work Environment:
  • Frequently works outdoors around moving mechanical parts and exposed to weather extremes that include inclement weather, heat, cold, and humidity
  • Exposure to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings
  • Exposure to small quantities of chemical, dust, steam, high-pressure water, and high speed rotating equipment
  • Exposure to hazardous conditions and contaminants
  • Works in an enclosed vehicle or equipment
  • Works in extremely bright or inadequate lighting
  • Exposure to high noise levels
  • Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment

Please note that the above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbents so classified. All incumbents may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities, as needed.

San Antonio, Texas

HOLT® CAT is the authorized Caterpillar® heavy equipment and engine dealer for 118 counties in South, Central, North and East Texas. Established in 1933, HOLT sells, services and rents Cat equipment, engines and generators for construction, mining, industrial, petroleum and agricultural applications. HOLT sells Caterpillar used equipment worldwide and fabricates its own line of custom engineered products including root plows and water tankers.


HOLT CAT is one of 15 dealers in the Americas to receive Caterpillar's "Circle of Excellence" award. This award is given to the top five dealers in Caterpillar's East Region, West/Canada Region, and South America Region. This prestigious recognition is achieved through a dealerships consistent excellence across a variety of business measurements including performance, quality, safety and customer satisfaction.

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