Louisiana Cat Technician Trainee
LA
Job Type
Full-time
Description
Louisiana Cat Technician Trainee Program - SKILL UP 26

WHAT IS SKILL UP 26?

An accelerated opportunity for professional growth and development of technical skills and knowledge through mentorship, instructor-led and computer-based learning, and on-the-job training for entry-level technicians.  This 26-week, paid program prepares technicians for a rewarding career with Louisiana Cat – earn while you learn!


ELIGIBILITY FOR THIS PROGRAM includes:

  • REQUIRED: Completion of a High School Diploma (or equivalent)
  • REQUIRED: Proven mechanical aptitude
  • Coursework in or completion of an automotive or diesel educational program (high school, technical/trade, college)
  • Prior experience in automotive or diesel maintenance and repair 
  • Prior military experience in equipment or diesel maintenance and repair
  • Prior experience maintaining or repair of farm equipment

HOW IT WORKS

Each trainee is required to participate in the Skill Up 26 program. Trainees will move through the program with a cohort of peers for 26 weeks, following an outlined training schedule. Trainees will complete hands-on training as guided by their mentor(s) who will evaluate them on a weekly basis. To ensure progress, trainees will also be evaluated by their direct supervisor at 12 weeks and 24 weeks. Upon completion of the program and all of its requirements, trainees will immediately be eligible for promotion within Louisiana Cat.


WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

Throughout the program, trainees will learn and apply critical skills, including:

  • Development of Technical Skills
  • Goal Setting
  • Priority Management
  • Company Processes & Procedures
  • Corporate Culture
  • Building Professional Relationships

TRAINEE FIRST YEAR EARNING POTENTIAL

$45,000 - $60,000 yearly range
The yearly range indicated is representative of the hourly rate, including typical overtime. This range is based on a technician’s experience, skills, education and training. For technicians, overtime is typically calculated on a daily basis after 8 hours worked.


WHY JOIN LOUISIANA CAT

Louisiana Cat has locations across Louisiana and has been proud to represent Caterpillar for four continuous generations, serving Louisiana since 1933.

  • We are known for service quality and unsurpassed customer relationships guided by our strong company values, culture and safety standards.
  • We have energy, focus and passion delivering results because what we do impacts our customers each and every day.
  • We invest in training and development programs for our employees to build their toolkit and career paths at Louisiana Cat.
  • We offer competitive pay, benefit rewards, employee incentive programs, service technician tool purchase program, tuition reimbursement, student loan assistance and 401(k) company match programs to meet family and work lifestyles.

LOUISIANA CAT BENEFITS

Louisiana Cat is proud to offer the below benefits to our full-time employees.

  • Health, Dental, Vision, $50,000 Company Funded Life Policy (if enrolled in Health)
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Cancer, Supplemental Life and additional voluntary policies 
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Holidays & Vacation
  • Technician Tool Loan Program up to $1,000
  • Safety Boot / Safety Prescription Glasses Allowances
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Assistance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Credit Union
  • Technician Career Development Program - Shop & Field Service Training


  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Louisiana Cat (Louisiana Machinery Co, LLC) and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We proudly hire U.S. Veterans.
  • Louisiana Cat (Louisiana Machinery Co., LLC) uses E-Verify and complies with I-9 employment eligibility requirements of all new hires: click here for more information 
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal: click here for more information 
  • Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision: click here for more information 
  • Louisiana Cat (Louisiana Machinery Co, LLC) and its affiliates are drug-free workplaces and post-offer, pre-employment process includes background check, drug/alcohol screen, and if applicable for the role, pre-employment physical/fit for duty  assessments.
Salary Description
$45,000 - $60,000