Carter Machinery Company, the authorized Caterpillar dealer for Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington D.C., is hiring Apprentice Marine Shop and Field Technicians in Chesapeake, Virginia. The Apprentice Marine Shop & Field Technician is provided training and development to accurately troubleshoot and diagnose and perform standard mechanical repairs and complete overhauls on marine engines and propulsion systems. At the end of the 15 month program, the Apprentice is expected to understand electrical, marine engines and propulsion systems fundamentals and be fully accredited under the Department of Labor Apprenticeship. Seeking candidates have completed a post-secondary diesel engine or related program, or have two years of mechanical job experience. A high school diploma or GED is required and military equipment experience a plus.
Requirements for the Apprentice Marine Shop & Field Technician include:
Physical requirements for the Apprentice Marine Shop & Field Technician must be met, including the ability 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.
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.