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Patten CAT Think Big Intern - Cedar Rapids, IA- August 2022 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Working Hours/Days

7:30am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday while interning at our dealership/ school hours at I.C.C.


Think Big Program

(Caterpillar Dealer Service Technology Program)

If you or anyone you know is considering careers please advise them of this fantastic opportunity in a high-demand field. Students can receive their Associate in Applied Sciences while going through our paid internship! Additionally, we also have a tuition reimbursement Program for students!

Basic Duties

The Caterpillar Dealer Service Technology Program is a great opportunity for anyone interested in going to school to learn a skilled trade in a high-demand industry. Students will go through a two-year curriculum where they will rotationally attend Illinois Central College, located in East Peoria, IL for 8 weeks and then attend a Altorfer branch to complete an 8 week internship. This rotation continues throughout the duration of the program. A few of the courses they will take are Fundamentals of Hydraulics, Caterpillar Engine Fuel Systems, Fundamentals of Electrical Systems, Diagnostic Testing, and Undercarriage/Final Drives.


Please visit the link below to apply and for more information.

A drive for a career in service technology. Credentials including being a self-starter with good time management, planning & organizational skills, team oriented and commitment to detail recommended. Must be able to lift 75-100lbs. Ability to maintain an above average grade point. Basic computer skills with programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must have or will be receiving a High School Diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license (Motor Vehicle Report will be performed on final candidate).

Altorfer Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals- including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

This position works in a warehouse/shop environment. May on a continuous basis walk, climb on and off equipment, bend and lift up to 75-100lbs. May be required to wear appropriate safety equipment (IE- Safety glasses or side shields) when needed. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May intermittently sit at a desk for a period of time to answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through email. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Req No. 2021-3922

Category Technicians

LocationUS-IA-Cedar Rapids

Type Intern

Union or Non-Union Non-Union

Division Heavy

Company Altorfer Inc