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Diesel Technician - Bobcat

Posted: 01/14/2024

Swanston Equipment - Bobcat of Ottertail wants YOU to join our team as our newest DIESEL MECHANIC TECHNICIAN! 


  • $4,000.00 Sign-on Bonus
  • Top-of-market pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • On-the-job training
  • Friendly, flexible work environment
  • Amazing culture - 4th generation, family-owned
  • Day hours
  • Monthly tool and cell phone allowance
  • Annual boot and safety glasses allowance


Our Vision: To be recognized as the most innovative source of equipment solutions, expanding our growth and impact with our valued partners.


Our Values: Integrity / Empathy / Curiosity / Commitment


Position Purpose: The primary responsibility of this position is to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair compact and/or heavy equipment with the highest regard for quality work.


Your primary job duties:

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair equipment in a shop or field environment ensuring top-notch efficiency and quality work.
  • Work with the parts department to request all parts and materials required to perform assigned repairs.
  • Collaborate with the warranty administrator to verify warranty coverage and repair work per vendor.
  • Completes detailed write-ups on all assigned work orders.
  • Perform equipment repairs in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Maintain the work area in a clean and safe condition.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.


Your knowledge, skills, abilities, and more:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Technical, vocational, or trade school education or at least 3 years of equivalent experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written, and computer literacy.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret industry terminology.
  • Follow and adhere to all Swanston Equipment core values.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Have a full set of tools.
  • Must show respectful and considerate behavior to coworkers and customers.


Physical Requirements:

  • Lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
  • Operate in a very fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions, both hot and cold weather temperatures.


Swanston will provide:

  • Specialty tools and equipment specific to our manufacturers
  • Great work environment that promotes happiness, healthiness, and safety!
  • Robust, total compensation package including, but not limited to great pay, year-end incentives, 8 company-paid holidays, PTO accruals starting day one, paid parental leave, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, employer paid LTD, employer paid group life insurance, voluntary life insurance, HSA, FSA, Dependent care spending account, and so much more!


Swanston Equipment is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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