ThinkBig Advantages

A career as a Cat® Dealer Service Technician means no two days will ever be the same. You'll solve big problems, using advanced technologies to service and repair machines and engines, and interface with customers in more than ten different industries.

You'll become a highly specialized expert skilled in electronically controlled engines, satellite-based navigation systems, sophisticated computer-based diagnostics, state-of-the-art hydraulics, transmissions and more.

You'll have the chance to work with over 300 different Cat machines and engines in industries such as:

  • Agriculture
  • Logging and forestry
  • Power generation
  • Construction
  • Marine
  • Road building
  • Earthmoving
  • Material handling
  • Trucking and transport
  • Locomotive
  • Mining

Advancement Opportunities
Becoming a Cat Dealer Service Technician is a great opportunity to get where you want to be. If you've got what it takes, you'll have opportunities to advance into new jobs at your dealership, including more advanced technician jobs, management or sales positions. Your skills will always be in demand industry-wide thanks to the continuous on-the-job training we provide, Caterpillar's technology advantage, and the Cat dealer reputation for service excellence.

Competitive Salary
The heavy equipment industry pays great, and Cat dealerships lead the way in offering competitive salaries and opportunities for career advancement. As an entry-level Cat Dealer Service Technician, you can expect to earn $25,000 to $40,000 a year - at least as much as a four-year college graduate. Then as your skills and experience increase over time, your salary could grow to as much as $60,000 to $70,000 a year.*

Outstanding Benefits
In addition to great money, your benefits package can also incorporate overtime, paid vacation time, flexible hours, retirement and savings plans.* Dealer wages and benefits vary throughout the world.

Find a ThinkBIG Program

The ThinkBIG program is available through Cat dealers around the world. Find the location that’s right for you.

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