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Butler Machinery Company is looking for individuals with a great attitude, strong work ethic and basic mechanical skills to begin education and training to become a Caterpillar Technician through ThinkBIG. ThinkBIG, Caterpillar’s Dealer Technician Education Program, is designed to develop entry-level diesel service technicians for Caterpillar dealerships like Butler Machinery Company in North Dakota and South Dakota. Caterpillar Inc. and Butler Machinery have partnered with North Dakota State College of Science (NDSCS) in Wahpeton, ND, and Lake Area Technical College (LATC) in Watertown, SD to offer ThinkBIG students the best-combined classroom education and hands-on learning to prepare them for a lucrative and life-long career in the skilled trades.
ThinkBIG students receive up-to-date technical training on Cat equipment and systems through a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory learning, and a paid internship at a Butler Machinery dealership location to further the learning from the classroom and lab. Upon completion of the ThinkBIG program, graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Diesel Technology and an official Caterpillar endorsement. Graduates will then transition to full-time employment at a Butler Machinery dealership location with technician positions starting at $26/hour. Complementing the salary and benefits of a full-time position, Butler provides the potential for career advancement within the company.
The program is divided into nine total terms. Each term is approximately eight weeks in length. Students will complete the 2nd, 4th, 6th, and 8th terms doing a paid internship at a Butler Machinery store location.
Learn more about Butler’s ThinkBIG Program by visiting https://www.butlermachinery.com/careers/thinkbig/
Job Responsibilities for a ThinkBIG Student:
The position will involve but not be limited to the following duties:
Qualifications for a ThinkBIG Student:
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