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Patten CAT Condition Monitoring Analyst, Heavy in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Working Hours/Days

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm


This position is responsible for all aspects of Condition Monitoring for both Altorfer Inc and Altorfer Industries.

Basic Duties

  • Tracking of customer-owned equipment and analysis of the five primary CM variables: SOS Reports, Electronic Vision Link Data, Physical Machine Inspections, Site Conditions, Equipment Repair History

  • Trouble-shoot problems, analyze machine failures and find a “root cause.”

  • Customer communication regarding the health and maintenance of their equipment.

  • Ensure Dealership services meet or exceed customer expectations and help resolve customer issues.

  • Creating and maintaining Equipment Management Reports for customers.

  • Promote safety and environmental responsibility and travel as needed for business purposes.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Successful completion of a formal technical school degree or equivalent experience preferred but not required.

  • Previous background in Construction or Agriculture preferred.

  • Computer literate required. Must be familiar with programs such as Microsoft, Excel, Access, Outlook.

  • Ability to follow all safety rules and wear proper safety equipment in the shop/warehouse.

  • Must be a self-starter with good time management and ability to multitask.

  • Excellent planning & organizational skills required

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and possess excellent customer service skills.

  • Excellent communication skills (written, e-mail, and verbal) are necessary.

  • Must be able to lift up to 75lbs.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. This includes no more than 2 minor violations within the past 3 years and no major violations within the past 5 years (Motor Vehicle Report will be performed on final candidate).

    Altorfer Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals- including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

This position works in an office and warehouse/shop environment. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 75lbs. May be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields) when needed. The noise level in the warehouse/shop environment is usually moderate to high and office environment noise level is usually moderate to low. May intermittently sit at a desk for a period of time to answer telephone calls and write or use a keyboard to communicate through email. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. 30% of travel is required. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Req No. 2021-3746

Category Customer Service/Support

LocationUS-IA-Cedar Rapids

Type Regular Full-Time

Union or Non-Union Non-Union

Division Heavy

Company Altorfer Inc