Louisiana Cat
  • Reserve
  • Reserve, LA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Louisiana Cat is Louisiana's only authorized Caterpillar dealer and a recognized leader among Caterpillar dealers around the world. We've been providing our customers with the highest quality Caterpillar equipment, service and parts since 1933. Louisiana Cat has 23 locations across Louisiana and the Gulf South. We are always searching for high energy, ambitious candidates who are ready to join our team. You can build your future here!

We are now accepting applications for: Equipment Operator Trainer - Reserve, LA

DESCRIPTION

The Equipment Operator Trainer will be responsible for training the proper and safe operation of Caterpillar equipment.  A background or experience in the field of heavy equipment is highly desired.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Assist our sales staff across the state of Louisiana in demonstrations of new and used equipment.
  2. Teaching the proper and safe operation of Caterpillar equipment.
  3. Earn the required Caterpillar accreditation to become certified in all classes of Caterpillar equipment.
  4. Attend training classes of other Allied products that we service and sell.
  5. Sell training and other value added service to our customers.
  6. Represent Louisiana Cat at various job fairs, trade shows, and local association functions.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

2 year technical degree with emphasis on diesel engine/earthmoving repair or Associate Degree in Diesel Technology required.  Operator certifications for dozers, excavators, motor graders, and other earth moving equipment are a plus.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and other employees of the organization.  Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred but not required.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Basic math skills including computing rates, ratios, averages, fractions, and percentages. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 

REASONING ABILITY

Demonstrate critical thinking in their ability to define complex problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Must be able to develop routine protocols as well as identify when the routines do not apply in a specific situation and handle exceptions as needed. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid driver's license and good driving record.

REQUIRED TRAVEL

Statewide travel required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.  The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee must have the ability to climb onto and operate equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Benefits:

We are proud to offer our full time employees a benefits package that speaks for itself and sets us apart from our competition.  Benefits options include:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision, Life & Disability Insurance Policies
  • Wellness Programs
  • Corporate Discounts
  • Generous 401K Plan
  • Paid Holidays & Vacation
  • Credit Union
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training & Advancement Opportunities

Pre-Employment drug screens & proof of employment eligibility (E-Verify) are required for any position offered.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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