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Why You Should Work Here

Join one of the country’s largest Caterpillar dealers and help us build the infrastructure of the Upper Midwest. Ziegler CAT has a team focus, a first-class reputation for service, and a healthy work-life balance. We train our employees to do things the Ziegler Way — the right way —and then we take it one step further. If you’re a talented, hard-working and down-to-earth person, you’ll fit in perfectly here.

Through scholarship money and paid internships, Ziegler provides students with the opportunity to develop real-world mechanical skills by working with senior level technicians that help mentor your development. Ziegler takes pride in partnering with many of the most reputable technical schools and colleges in the Midwest that prepare students for careers in diesel, heavy equipment mechanics and technology for the agriculture, construction and mining industries. Our internship program is designed to give you hands-on experience diagnosing and repairing a wide variety of equipment while learning from some of the best senior technicians in the industry.

Job Description

As a Ziegler Intern Technician, you will assist in troubleshooting and repairing heavy diesel engines, construction or agriculture equipment in a shop environment. You will learn to respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed.

Day to Day Responsibilities

The responsibilities of a full-time technician include:

  • Diagnose and repair Caterpillar equipment as well as other brands
  • Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, adhere to all safety procedures
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Clean and organize equipment
  • Attend formal training
  • Help to prepare new equipment for rent or sale
  • Provide assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairs
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required
  • Maintain paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis
  • Document labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customer
  • Positively interact with manager and team members to satisfy customer needs
  • Communicate effectively with customers, both internal and external

Minimum Years of Experience

Be currently enrolled in a 2-year degree program in diesel engine mechanics, construction and/or agricultural equipment mechanics or related study. Maintain good grades. Receive positive recommendations from instructors. Positive attitude and desire to work as a team player. Own mechanic tool set. Ability to maintain safe and clean work environment.

Salary or Hourly Rate

$17 per hour

Benefits

  • Ongoing training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Health, dental/orthodontia and vision insurances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Matching 401(k) fund
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Wellness programs
  • Safe, clean, and friendly work environment

Application Information

All we need is your resume to start!

Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission dealing with discrimination, or any other protected class status.

About Company
With 22 locations in Minnesota and Iowa, Ziegler CAT is one of the largest dealers in North America. We sell and service construction, mining equipment, trucks, generators, and industrial engines.

Location
210 Garfield Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

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