Carter Machinery Company, the authorized Caterpillar dealer serving Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington D.C. is hiring a Field Apprentice Technician in Norton, Virginia. The Apprentice Field Technician is provided training and development to accurately troubleshoot and diagnose diesel equipment problems, perform repairs, recondition and service heavy equipment and components. At the end of the 15 month program, the Apprentice is expected to understand electrical, hydraulic, mobile HVAC, engine and power train fundamentals and be fully accredited under the Department of Labor Apprenticeship. Seeking candidates with a high school diploma or GED. Completion of a Mechanical Votech program, preferred.
Requirements for the Field Apprentice Technician include:
Physical requirements for the Field Apprentice 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. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Additional duties may be assigned.
Competitive Compensation and Benefits:
Carter Machinery Co. Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities – 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.