BECOME A DEALER TECHNICIAN

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SET YOUR SIGHTS ON A GREAT CAREER

 

It’s more than a job; it’s a living.

Cat dealers around the world employ amazing teams of skilled technicians. Every day is a new challenge as they work on everything from equipment that builds our roads and communities to engines that power marine vessels to generators big enough to power a hospital. Set your sights on our wide range of high demand, hands-on, high-tech careers. 

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Cat Trial 10: Tech Test challenges Cat service technicians from across the country, allowing them to show off their abilities and put their skills to the test. In this webisode, meet our first contestant, Diego Hill. Watch as he runs the course of Cat Trial 10: Tech Test in the ultimate race against the clock.

Cat Trial 10: Tech Test — Webisode 1

Tech Trials & Webisodes

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Service technicians are the unsung heroes of any business, and they’re showing off their talents in our Tech Test. Cat technicians are experts at working with the latest technology on machines and engines across industries like agriculture, construction, and more!

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Webisode 1 — Cat Trial 10: Tech Test challenges Cat service technicians from across the country, allowing them to show off their abilities and put their skills to the test. In this webisode, meet our first contestant, Diego Hill. Watch as he runs the course of Cat Trial 10: Tech Test in the ultimate race against the clock.

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Cat Trial 10: Tech Test — Webisode 1
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Career Growth

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Career Growth Chart

Which path works for you?

Whether you’ve got years of experience or are just starting out, we’ve got information, resources and training that can help.

Technician Training Is Flexible

As a technician you can enjoy a rich educational experience with multiple programs designed to fit different learning.

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Instructor Talking to a Technician

Ongoing Skill Development & Training

To keep technicians on the leading edge, Caterpillar and our dealers offer thousands of hours of training for advanced and expert level technicians. Many of these programs can qualify for top industry certifications. 

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Two Working Technicians

Earn A Degree

Earn an associate’s degree when you participate in the ThinkBIG program—a network of colleges and dealers working together. Check to see if there’s a program in your area.

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Free Online Learning

Technicians for North America is a FREE online training program sponsored by Caterpillar that will introduce you to the skills and knowledge you will need to successfully start your career as a Cat dealer technician.

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Group of Technicians Listening to Instructor

Earn While You Learn

Many dealers offer the benefit of experienced mentors and apprenticeships. Your experience and skills may enhance your growth as a technician.Earn an associate’s degree when you participate in the ThinkBIG program—a network of colleges and dealers working together. Check to see if there’s a program in your area.

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Caterpillar's ThinkBIG Program at Butler Machinery

Ready to get started as a Cat Tech?

Find the career path that fits your skills and schedule.

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Why set your sights on working for a Cat Dealer?

Caterpillar and Cat dealers have been serving customers for almost 100 years, so technicians can count on the stability and solid business practices of Cat dealerships. With multiple career paths and competitive salary and benefits, Cat dealer technician positions are in high demand.

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