Oil Lab Technician

Oil Lab Technician 



At Thompson Machinery, we offer a unique opportunity for candidates to join our team as a Caterpillar equipment dealer, serving the middle and west Tennessee and northern Mississippi regions since 1944. As industry leaders, we take pride in delivering exceptional equipment solutions to a diverse range of sectors, including construction, forestry, mining, agriculture, and more. As a total equipment solution provider, we extend our expertise to cater to trucking, power generation, and marine businesses. We value the relationships we build with our customers, employees, and the communities we serve. Beyond our business endeavors, we actively engage in philanthropic efforts and community initiatives, making a positive impact on society. As part of our team, candidates will have the opportunity to be a part of an organization that prioritizes customer satisfaction, excellence in service, and community growth. If you are seeking a fulfilling career with a company that values its employees and strives to make a difference, Thompson Machinery is the ideal place to realize your potential and achieve professional success. 


Performs scientific testing on various customer and/or company equipment/engine fluid samplesCoordinates evaluation of all fluid sample testing, and reports results accordinglyMaintains highly sensitive equipment and supplies for timely analysis of samples. 



  • High School diploma or equivalent. 

  • Prior work experience desired.  

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with customers, co-workers, vendors or managers related to job functions. 

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of basic Microsoft Windows based applications. 

  • Must develop functional ability in the use of proprietary (i.e. Caterpillar, etc.) software. 

  • Must be able to communicate via email effectively and efficiently. 

  • Works independent of supervision on assigned tasks. Moves between projects as scheduling requires. 



  • Maintain compliance with Federal, State, Local safety regulations specific to job functions. 

  • Notify customer of results promptly (by phone, email or personally). 

  • Prepare and distribute custom reports and data analysis for assigned operational unit. 

  • Analyze and interpret fluid sample testing results. 

  • Coordinate delivery of fluid sample analysis results to customer 

  • Process fluid samples for evaluation and analysis. 



  • Know and follow all Company and customer safety rules, including maintaining a safe, clean, and orderly work area, fully participating in Company accident prevention and safety improvement activities. 

  • Must have the physical ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including protective glasses, protective gloves, and protective clothing and footwear as required by the job. 


Thompson Machinery offers competitive salaries and a complete benefits package. 

Compensation for this position will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and background. 

Thompson Machinery is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 


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Listing is current as of Apr 21, 2024 04:45 AM