Job Posted: October 19th, 2021

Location: Chesapeake, Virginia, US

Carter Machinery Company, the authorized Caterpillar dealer serving Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington D.C. is hiring a Shop Technician (Clean and Inspect) in Chesapeake, Virginia.  The Shop Technician is responsible for cleaning and inspecting machines and attachments that are returned from rentals.  Seeking candidates with previous heavy equipment operation experience and a high mechanical aptitude.  Must be able to complete machine and attachment inspections with photos using phone applications, iPads and other company systems.       

Requirements for the Shop Technician (Clean and Inspect) include:

  • Self-starter able to work with limited supervision.
  • Job requires the ability to use tools and equipment correctly.
  • Must follow company safety rules and policies; able to safely operate all models of CAT equipment.
  • Proficient in the use of a computer, Microsoft Office products and software required in position.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills; able to complete service reports in a timely manner and with a thorough description of work performed.
  • Able to maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Willing to work overtime as required to meet job and customer demand. 

Physical requirements must be met for the Shop Technician job, including the ability to lift, carry and maneuver items up to 70 pounds, including bulky objects.  This position requires repeated reaching, standing, stooping, kneeling, bending and climbing beside, onto and under a variety of heavy equipment.  Work assignments will be completed on ladders, work platforms and high-reach baskets.  Able to hold and use high-pressure blast nozzle/paint sprayer for extended periods of time.  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Additional duties may be assigned.   

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance.
  • Paid time off.
  • 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.

We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package including paid vacation, health, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as retirement plan with 401(k) match.

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.

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