Carter Machinery


Carter Machinery
Category EPG Field Technician Type Full-time
Location Manassas, Virginia View Website View website
Pay Rate Based on qualifications
Category EPG Field Technician
Type Full-time
Location Manassas, Virginia
View Website View website


Carter Machinery Company, the authorized Caterpillar dealer serving Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington D.C. is hiring Electric Power Generation (EPG) Apprentice Technicians in Manassas, Virginia.  For individuals with a strong mechanical aptitude who have completed a diesel school program, received an electrical diploma, or have 2-years of relevant on the job experience, Carter’s fully accredited 15-month apprenticeship program may be just the educational path and training you are looking for to quickly pave the way for an EPG technician career.

This program will provide the training needed to pave the way to a Caterpillar technician career path with a great company.  The program will train and develop you to troubleshoot and diagnose diesel equipment problems, perform repairs, recondition and service heavy equipment and components, all while being paid, receiving full-time benefits, and not incurring any education expenses. In many locations, Carter offers multiple shift opportunities (1st, 2nd and weekend), including some 3-day/week and 4-day/week options.  This is an excellent opportunity and upon completion, you’ll be equipped to continuing building your skill set and expanding your technician career.

Requirements for our Caterpillar Apprentice Technician positions include:

  • Self-starter with strong work ethic & mechanical aptitude
  • Proficient with computers, including Microsoft Office software.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Physical requirements must be met for the Apprentice Technician jobs, including the ability to lift, carry and maneuver items up to 70 pounds, including bulky objects.  These positions require repeated reaching, standing, stooping, kneeling, bending and climbing beside, onto and under a variety of heavy equipment.

Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will receive an accreditation from The Virginia Department of Labor, officially becoming a certified Construction Equipment Technician.  You’ll be an integral part of our customers’ success and have the opportunity to work with an array of diverse equipment.  Carter’s Apprenticeship Program is nationally recognized by the Federal Department of Labor and is fully accredited through the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance.
  • Paid time off.
  • Multiple Shift options at many locations.
  • 401(k), $0.75 to $1.25 match up to 6%.
  • Life and disability insurance.
  • In-house training instructors/programs.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Employee referral bonus program.
  • Discounts: cellular phone service, computers, tooling, cars and trucks.

Carter Machinery Co. Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, or any other characteristic protected by law – are encouraged to apply.

Carter Machinery is a drug-free workplace.

Qualified candidates may submit a confidential application at