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Job: Electric Power Generation (EPG) Apprentice Technicians, Carter Machinery Co., Inc., Elkridge, MD

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Job title:
Electric Power Generation (EPG) Apprentice Technicians
Job location:
Elkridge, MD  21221 United States
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Job Description

Carter Machinery Company, the authorized Caterpillar dealer for Virginia, southern West Virginia and Maryland, is seeking Electric Power Generation (EPG) Apprentice Technicians at our Elkridge, Maryland location.  For individuals with a strong mechanical aptitude who have completed a diesel school program, received an electrical diploma, or have 2-years of relevant on the job experience, Carter's fully accredited 15-month apprenticeship program may be just the educational path and training you are looking for to quickly pave the way for an EPG technician career.  

This program will train and develop you to accurately troubleshoot, inspect, maintain and repair engines and related electrical systems on generators and automatic transfer switches.  Carter will continue to provide learning and development opportunities at all levels of your career. 

This is a great opportunity to jump start your EPG technician career. Get the education and build your skill set, all while being paid, receiving full-time benefits, and without incurring any education expenses.  This is an excellent opportunity for veterans and individuals graduating from technical school. 


  • Self-starter with strong work ethic & mechanical aptitude.

  • Completion of diesel school program, electrical diploma, or 2 years equivalent  electrical or diesel technician job experience required. 

  • Proficient with computers, including Microsoft Office software.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent customer service skills.  

Must meet physical requirements for the 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.  

Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will receive an accreditation from The Virginia Department of Labor, officially becoming a certified EPG Technician.  You'll be an integral part of our customers' success and have the opportunity to work with an array of diverse equipment.  Carter's Apprenticeship Program is nationally recognized by the Federal Department of Labor and is fully accredited through the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

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.

(Job number: 3933894)
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