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Job: 2020- ThinkBig Intern- Springfield, Altorfer CAT, Springfield, IL

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General Information

Job title:
2020- ThinkBig Intern- Springfield
Job location:
Springfield, IL  62711 United States
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Job Category:
Risk / Safety

Job Description

Working Hours/Days

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at store / school hours at I.C.C.


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. Upon completion of the program, ability to earn an Associate in Applied Science Degree from Illinois Central College.

Basic Duties

The Caterpillar Dealer Service Technology Program combines classroom work in state of the art labs with real-world experience through internship. In class, tools to learn about engine fundamentals, machine hydraulics, Caterpillar fuel systems, machine electrical systems, transmissions, & torque converters, undercarriage/final drives, & more. Must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Also, the opportunity to serve four paid eight-week internships at your sponsoring Caterpillar dealership to experience your future career first hand.  Graduates are eligible for a 50% tuition reimbursement if the are offered a position and come to work for Altorfer for 2yrs. If they are employed for three years, the second 50% will be reimbursed.


If you’re currently in high school you must maintain an above average grade point & 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 70lbs. 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, 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.

(Job number: 3867660)
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