Now Accepting Spring 2024 Applications

What is the Apprenticeship Program?

If a challenging, interesting, hands-on career with the potential to earn great money and benefits appeals to you, then this program is for you.

In just 16 weeks, you'll learn the basic knowledge and skills to help you start your career as a successful equipment mechanic / technician, including:

➤ Core Company Values

➤ Safety

➤ Equipment Electrical Systems

➤ Equipment Hydraulic Systems

➤ Diesel Engines

➤ Powertrains

➤ Cat Service Tools

➤ Computer Applications & Systems Software






Earn a competitive wage from day one as you learn & develop new skills

Gain knowledge from on-the-job learning and job-related classroom training

Ease the transition from school to career by working and learning at the same time

Learn alongside an expert technician who can help you advance your career

Why Become an Apprentice?

As part of Thompson Machinery's Apprenticeship Program, you will have the opportunity to work and grow with a successful company while obtaining paid, relevant workplace experience and education under the guidance of a knowledgeable Thompson Technician mentor.

Additional program benefits include:

Quality training on modern Cat equipment and systems with an “earn as you learn” approach

The same benefits package as a regular employee (Click HERE for full benefit package information)

Tool kit upon completion of program

Certifications in forklift operation and EPA 609 A/C refrigerant service

Ready to jumpstart your technician career?

*Scroll to the bottom of our Careers Page to submit your resume*

How to Become an Apprentice?

Applicant Qualifications:

➤ 18 years or older

A positive mental attitude

Ability to follow schedules and instructions

A commitment to the program

Mechanical aptitude desired

Do these qualities sound like you? Then, contact us today and get your career on the right track!

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