Diego Garcia: Diesel Engine Service Technician – Contingency - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

Diego Garcia
United Kingdom


Diego Garcia: Diesel Engine Service Technician – Contingency

  • Provide Power Plant Service technician with extensive knowledge and experience in Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) diesel engines prime power generators ranging from 100 KW – 4400 KW. Technician provides direct field technical support of CAT diesel engines in Power Plant and Emergency Plant applications.
  • Technician is responsible for the maintenance of Power Plant Diesel Engine Generators used for prime power service and provides technical expertise in effectively troubleshooting engine performance and early identification of problems, effectively communicating issues, root causes, diagnosing and repairing mechanical issues and applying necessary corrective actions.
  • Technician leads power plant mechanics in completing scheduled Preventative Maintenance Inspection (PMI), including overhauls.Job Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Diagnose and repair any issues found during testing.
  • Conduct scheduled engine PMI’s, including overhaul.
  • Conduct failure investigations using the CAT Applied Failure Analysis process and reporting timely results.
  • Adjust engine operating parameters as necessary to ensure efficient engine performance.
  • Ensure availability of diagnostic tools and that spare parts inventory stock levels are maintained.


  • Must have Service, Product Support, or Training experience in CAT engines for Power Plant applications.
  • Must be proficient with estimating time required to complete tasks.
  • Must have a strong ability to apply diesel engine operation principles to quickly solve complex technical problems.
  • Must be flexible in work hours and may be required to react on a very short notice to a problem in the system.


  • Certified Caterpillar Generator Diesel Engine Mechanic
  • C280 Engine Master Mechanic (Course 40809) EDUCATION:
  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred.


  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in Operation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting of CAT C280 Marine Diesel Generator Engines and Auxiliaries. Must have extensive knowledge of all technical aspects of CAT C280 Marine Service Diesel Engines from the component part to the system level (cooling systems, fuel systems, lubrication system, etc.) to the application interface and auxiliaries (vessel controls, mounting, drivetrain, and piping connections).

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