Carter Machinery

Hydraulic Cylinder Technicians-$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS

Carter Machinery
Category Equipment Technician Type Full-time
Location Baltimore, Maryland View Website View website
Pay Rate Based on qualifications.
Category Equipment Technician
Type Full-time
Location Baltimore, Maryland
View Website View website


Carter Machinery Company, the authorized Caterpillar dealer serving Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington D.C. is hiring Hydraulic Cylinder Technicians for 2nd shift in Baltimore, Maryland.  The Hydraulic Cylinder Technicians are responsible for disassembling, inspecting, repairing/replacing, reassembling and testing hydraulic cylinders  on industrial and heavy construction equipment.  Duties include disassembling, measuring, inspecting, looking up and ordering parts.  The Hydraulic Cylinder Technicians will reassemble and test hydraulic cylinders to meet factory specifications.  Seeking candidates experienced in the function and repair of hydraulic cylinders.  Experience with Caterpillar hydraulic cylinders preferred.

Requirements for the Hydraulic Cylinder Technician positions include:

  • Self-starter able to work with limited supervision.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and excellent troubleshooting skills; able to accurately diagnose and repair equipment.
  • Must have the ability to logically and effectively diagnose failures, including failure analysis.
  • Proficient in the use of a computer, Microsoft Office products and service software.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer satisfaction skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to work shifts as needed, including days, nights and/or weekends to meet customer demand.

Physical requirements must be met for the Hydraulic Cylinder Technician jobs, including the ability to push, pull, lift and carry up to 70 pounds, including bulky objects.  These positions require repeated stooping, kneeling, bending and climbing beside, onto and under a variety of heavy equipment.  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Additional duties may be assigned.

We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package including paid vacation, health, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a 401(k) retirement plan with company match ranging from $0.75 to $1.25 for every dollar contributed, up to 6% of your total compensation and based on years of service.  We also have in-house training programs to help advance your skills and opportunities within the company.

Carter Machinery Co. Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, or any other characteristic protected by law – are encouraged to apply.

Carter Machinery is a drug-free workplace.

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Equipment Technician

If you’re a gearhead who loves to work with your hands, a career as a technician might be for you. The heavy equipment world wouldn’t function without dedicated mechanics repairing and maintaining machines. As a technician, you can either work on machines in a dedicated shop or visit projects via service truck to make repairs on site. It’s a sweet gig.

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