Rental Equipment Technician - #9820317

Louisiana Cat

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Lafayette, LA
Salary: $60,000 - $72,000 per year
Contract type: Full time


Louisiana Cat has been proud to represent Caterpillar for 4 continuous generations in the state of Louisiana. We have been providing our customers with the highest quality Cat equipment, service, and parts since 1933. We serve to build and power our community for a better future. We are always searching for high energy, ambitious candidates who are ready to join our team. You can build your future here!


We are looking for a RENTAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN to join our growing operations (Louisiana Rents) at our Lafayette, Louisiana location.


60,000 - $72,000 yearly range

The yearly range indicated is representative of the hourly rate, including typical overtime. This range is based on a technician’s experience, skills, education and training. For technicians, overtime is typically calculated on a daily basis after 8 hours worked.


The person in this role will be responsible for servicing and repairing construction rental equipment in the shop or in the field.


  • You will have access to FREE training and development courses!
  • You will diagnose, troubleshoot, repair, and perform preventative maintenance on all components of heavy rental equipment including diesel engines, power trains, hydraulics, fuel systems, power generation, and electrical codes
  • You will create, track, and formalize work order documents on a timely basis
  • You will have the ability to be flexible with changing priorities in a fast-paced environment


  • You will promote positive customer service for Louisiana Cat Rental Stores according to Caterpillar and Louisiana Cat expectations
  • We will give you the tools and building blocks to MAKE A CAREER here at Louisiana CAT
  • You'll become so much more than a mechanic


  • REQUIRED: High School Diploma or (GED) equivalent
  • REQUIRED: Strong mechanical aptitude; Maintain a tool inventory; Louisiana Cat offers employees a Tooling Purchasing Program
  • HIGHLY PREFERRED: Prior experience with Rental Equipment is helpful


  • SHIFT SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday 7am - 5pm; may require working hours outside standard work schedule (specifics discussed during interviews)
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT: Requires physical movement, lifting, squatting, bending, climbing, and working with mechanical rotating parts in the Louisiana climate
  • Career structure and growth through our Technician Career Development Program


  • Health, Dental, Vision, $50,000 Company Funded Life Policy (if enrolled in Health)
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Cancer, Supplemental Life and additional voluntary policies
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Holidays & Vacation
  • Technician Tool Loan Program up to $2,000
  • Safety Boot / Safety Prescription Glasses Allowances
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Assistance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Credit Union
  • Technician Career Development Program - Shop & Field Service Training


  • We require strict compliance with PPE (personal protective equipment) safety regulations.
  • We maintain compliance with all Federal, State and Local safety and company regulations.
  • All employees must follow all Company Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) procedures.
  • Louisiana Cat is a drug-free workplace, including marijuana and THC products.


  • We are dedicated to fostering a safe and meaningful work environment that empowers our employees and customers.
  • We are known for creating lasting partnerships, guided by our strong company values, customer experience culture and safety standards.
  • We are committed to the long-term growth and success of both our employees and customers.
  • We have energy, focus and passion delivering results because what we do impacts our customers each and every day.
  • We work across Construction, Electrical Power, Industrial, Marine Engines and Oil & Gas industries.
  • We invest in training and development programs for our employees to build their toolkit and career paths here at Louisiana Cat.
  • We offer competitive pay and benefits, paid holidays and vacation, employee incentive programs and 401(k) company match programs.


We are a growing organization focused on creating a positive impact on our employees, customers and communities in which we operate. We seek out employees who are inspired by our values, thrive in a collaborative environment, and want to become a part of a dynamic company backed by 90+ years of success. We have 23 locations across Louisiana and the Gulf South with Corporate HQ located in Reserve, LA and Power Systems HQ located in New Iberia, LA.


  • Louisiana Cat (Louisiana Machinery Co, LLC) and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We proudly hire U.S. Veterans.
  • Louisiana Cat (Louisiana Machinery Co., LLC) uses E-Verify and complies with I-9 employment eligibility requirements of all new hires. Click here for your rights: click here for more information
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal: click here for more information
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  • Louisiana Cat (Louisiana Machinery Co, LLC) and its affiliates are drug-free workplaces and post-offer, pre-employment process includes background check, drug/alcohol screen, and if applicable for the role, pre-employment physical/fit for duty assessments.

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