Carter Machinery Company, the authorized Caterpillar dealer serving Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington D.C. is hiring Electric Power Generation (EPG) Apprentice Technicians. The EPG Apprentice Technician is provided training and development to accurately troubleshoot and diagnose, inspect, maintain and repair engines and related electrical systems on generators and automatic transfer switches. At the end of this 15 month program, the EPG Apprentice Technician is expected to understand engines, electrical and transfer switch fundamentals, in addition to NFPA70E electrical safety procedures. Seeking candidates with a High school diploma or GED, required. Completion of K-12 vocational program in Electrical or Mechanical related course. Post-secondary diesel engine or related program or two years of mechanical job experience preferred. Military equipment experience a plus. Proficient in the use and application of all CAT electronic tools and software, such as SIS, ET, etc. preferred but training will be provided.
Requirements for the EPG Apprentice Technician position include:
Physical requirements must be met for the EPG Apprentice Technician job, including regularly being required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Additional duties may be assigned.
Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will receive an accreditation from The Virginia Department of Labor, officially becoming a certified Construction Equipment Technician. You'll be an integral part of our customers' success and have the opportunity to work with an array of diverse equipment. Carter's Apprenticeship Program is nationally recognized by the Federal Department of Labor and is fully accredited through the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Competitive Compensation and Benefits:
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.
Carter Machinery is the Caterpillar equipment dealer for Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C., Delaware, and southeastern West Virginia. Founded in 1928, we have grown to over 30 locations and over 2,600 employees. We sell and service the full Caterpillar product line, including Heavy Equipment, Power Generation, Marine, and Industrial Engines.
At Carter Machinery, our heart for service starts with our team. If you’re ready for a career with an organization who understands that its people are its greatest strength and the key to future success, Carter is the place for you.