Would your work ethic and mechanical aptitude pair well with a job maintaining and repairing equipment like excavators, bulldozers, backhoe loaders or motor graders? Becoming a Cat® technician might be the perfect career choice.

Consider Carolina Cat's Fast-Track Program if you're in Charlotte, Asheville, Greensboro or elsewhere in the Western North Carolina region. This apprenticeship opportunity will jumpstart your career by preparing you for a rewarding job as a Cat technician.

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What Will the Fast-Track Technician Program Do for You?

Carolina Cat's Fast-Track Program is an accelerated four-month apprenticeship program that will train you to work on Cat equipment. The Fast-Track Apprenticeship combines hands-on skill development with academics to provide a comprehensive, well-rounded learning experience.

You'll receive numerous benefits from the training:

  • Teamwork: A Carolina Cat technician job requires working as part of a team. During your training, you'll be part of a unit consisting of three other trainees and an instructor or crew chief, so you'll learn how to succeed in a collaborative environment.
  • Master the fundamentals: You'll learn the basics of how heavy equipment engines and other essential components work, as well as the processes and procedures for maintaining and repairing them. You'll also gain insight into the importance of on-the-job safety.
  • Build technical expertise: As you progress through the program and hone your skills, your confidence in handling equipment maintenance or repair tasks will grow tremendously.
  • Get high-quality tools: A comprehensive tool set / toolbox will be provided upon successful completion of the program and yours to keep with three years of employment as a technician
  • Job placement: The most exciting part of the Fast-Track Apprenticeship is that its successful completion makes you eligible for a job as a Carolina Cat Level 1 technician!
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What Are the Requirements for the Fast-Track Program?

Experience in the heavy equipment industry is unnecessary to qualify for the Fast-Track Program. Instead, our requirements are a strong work ethic, mechanical aptitude and passion for learning how to become a Cat technician.

Other requirements to participate include:

  • Being at least 18 years old by the time of your first internship
  • Having or are about to earn a high school diploma
  • Possess a mechanical aptitude
  • Being able to meet the Carolina Cat sponsorship requirements, which include placement testing and successfully completing the application and interview process with a dealer
  • Passing a background check and drug screening

Why Join the Carolina Cat Team?

Completing the Fast-Track Apprenticeship Program is the first step toward a job at Carolina Cat. When you work with us, you begin your career at a family-owned business that's served Western North Carolina since 1926.

Carolina Cat technician jobs provide great paychecks and benefits. You'll also become a valuable member of a team-oriented company that cares about every employee. We believe that our team is the key to our company's century-long success, and we're committed to creating an environment that allows them to thrive and fulfill their potential.

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Take Advantage of This Exciting Opportunity

Are you up to the challenge of preparing for a technician job at Carolina Cat? Do you want to launch a rewarding career with an industry leader? Take the first step and contact us to learn more about the Fast-Track Apprenticeship Program today.

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