Louisiana Cat
  • Force Power Systems - Houma
  • Houma, LA, USA
  • Full Time


Power UP YOUR CAREER WITH US Force Power Systems


We are looking for an EXPERIENCED - NATURAL GAS ENGINE SERVICE TECHNICIAN - Force Power Systems to join our growing operations (Force Power Systems, LLC.) at our Houma, Louisiana branch location.  FPS is a company affiliate of Louisiana Cat (Louisiana Machinery Co., LLC) 


Force Power Systems (FPS) Diesel Engine Service Technicians are in high demand from our worldwide customers.  We have opportunities for Service Technicians to work on Rotation Schedules and other availability to relocate to the customers' region.  If you are willing to travel where the customer needs you we want to talk!  Schedule and customer base specifics will be discussed during interviews. 


The person in this role will be responsible for performing on-site scheduled gas engine maintenance at our customer locations. 


  • You will perform quality maintenance, diagnostics, inspections and rebuilds of natural gas power engines
  • You will reassemble all natural gas engine components and equipment such as fuel systems and electrical codes
  • You will be responsible for removal and installation of gas engine components according to Caterpillar standards and technical service manuals
  • You will create, track and formalize work order documents on our Caterpillar customer service report software systems
  • You will understand Caterpillar exchange parts process and financial cost analysis of repairs for our customers 


  • You will provide expertise knowledge and analysis related to diesel engine failures and formulate mechanical solutions for your customers
  • You will promote positive customer service according to Caterpillar and Louisiana Cat expectations
  • You will have the tools and building blocks to MAKE A CAREER MARK here at Louisiana Cat. In walk through our Louisiana Cat doors...are the finest Caterpillar Diesel Engine Service Technicians in the South. 


  • REQUIRED: High School Diploma or (GED) equivalent
  • REQUIRED: Minimum 1-3 years related Gas Engine experience is required for consideration
  • REQUIRED: Able to travel offshore by helicopter and/or marine vessel to customer locations
  • REQUIRED: Ability to acquire full basic set of tool inventory within the 1st 90 days of employment; Louisiana Cat offers employees a Tooling Purchasing Program
  • REQUIRED: Must be agile and prioritize customer request work orders, meet deadlines and provide accurate reporting & documentation
  • REQUIRED: Strong computer skills including MS Office such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and Inventory software platforms
  • HIGHLY PREFERRED: Diesel Technology Training/Education in Caterpillar, Detroit Diesel, Cummins and/or John Deere engines preferred 


  • TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: This position is spent in the field. As an Experience Natural Gas Engine Service Tech, you are required to comply with Louisiana Cat / Force Power System company auto insurance requirements
  • WORK SHIFT: Work variety of shifts (specifics will be discussed during interviews)
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT: Regularly works indoors around high speed rotating mechanical parts; exposed to outdoor weather extremes, minimum exposure chemicals, dust, steam, high-pressure water and humidity
  • May require physical movement, lifting, mechanical rotating parts and compliance with PPE (personal protective equipment) safety regulations


  • We requirement 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 


  • We are known for service quality and unsurpassed customer relationships guided by our strong company values, culture and safety standards
  • 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, Forestry, Governmental, Heavy Equipment, Industrial, Landscaping, 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, benefit rewards, employee incentive programs and 401(k) company match programs to meet family and work lifestyles
  • We are based out of Reserve, LA (Corporate HQ) and New Iberia, LA (Power Systems HQ) and We ARE Where You ARE across 23 locations throughout Louisiana and the Gulf South 


At Force Power Systems located in Houma, La and in Harvey, La., we currently sell and service Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, and John Deere engines, as well as Twin Disc marine gears, power take-offs and Allison transmissions. We have the largest inventory of exchange engines and transmissions in the Gulf Coast, all built right here at Force Power Systems. We test all engines on our 4000 HP Dyno to ensure factory trained technicians can be dispatched worldwide.  Both of our service and parts departments are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and our factory-trained technicians can be dispatched worldwide.

Louisiana Cat is the only authorized Caterpillar dealer in Louisiana. We ARE Where You ARE across 23 branch locations throughout Louisiana and the Gulf South.  We provide Caterpillar Equipment, Service and Parts to customers across a wide range of industries.  We are guided by our strong company culture, safety standards and activities in the communities in which we operate.   

To BE The Best...We HIRE The Best.  POWER UP and Click RED button "APPLY For This Position" on our Louisiana Cat Careers Page https://www.louisianacat.com/careers to be considered for open roles at Louisiana Cat and affiliate companies.

We seek out employees who are inspired by our timeless values, thrive in growing company environment and want to become a part of a dynamic company backed up by 85+ years of success.

Louisiana Cat and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). M/F/D/V and we proudly hire U.S. Veterans.

Louisiana Cat uses E-Verify and complies with I-9 employment eligibility requirements of all new hires.

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf 

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