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Through Holt of California's ThinkBIG technical training sponsorship, you will be provided paid, on-the-job training and have the opportunity to work directly on Caterpillar machines and engines as well as assist trained technicians. No two days of the program are ever the same as you solve big problems, use advanced technologies and have the opportunity to interact with customers in several different industries.

ThinkBIG graduates go on to become specialized experts, skilled in a wide variety of technologies, including:

  • Electronically-controlled Engines, Transmissions & Hydraulics
  • Sophisticated Computer-based Diagnostics
  • State-of-the-art Hydraulics Systems
  • Transmissions & Undercarriages
  • And more…

ThinkBIG technicians who graduate apply what they learned through the program to service and repair over 300 different Caterpillar machines and engines as well as work in a wide variety of industries, including:

  • Agriculture
  • Logging & Forestry
  • Power Generation
  • Light & Heavy Construction
  • Road Building
  • Earthmoving
  • Material Handling
  • Trucking & Transport
  • Quarry & Aggregate Mining

As a Cat service technician, you are provided the opportunity to get where you want to go. If you have what it takes, you will be provided opportunities to advance into new jobs within Holt of California, including more advanced technician jobs, even management or sales positions. 

The heavy equipment industry offers great pay. Holt of California is part of Caterpillar’s network of dealerships, known to lead the way in competitive salaries, great benefits and opportunities for career advancement. As you advance and grow your skill set, you can earn even more.

Benefits packages include opportunities for overtime, paid vacation time, retirement and savings plans. 

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