Contact Randy Shelton, Technical Recruiter, at 866-990-4038

Your future at Peterson starts here

At Peterson, our vision is to be our customers’ first choice. We provide a family-oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth, and professional achievement. We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and room to grow within the company. If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining the team!

We need the skills and talent of knowledgeable technicians with a drive to continue their education to meet the growing demands of the industries we serve. We have expanded our service offerings in many industries since we started in 1936, having an educated and trained workforce is more important now than ever before. 

Read about the different divisions of Peterson and see which of these dynamic and fast-paced environments match the skills you have and the career path you want to follow.

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Heavy Equipment And Agricultural Technician/Mechanic
Be a part of Peterson’s 80+ year tradition of providing industry-leading heavy equipment service at any one of our 19 full-service shops in California, Oregon, and Washington! 

Peterson Cat technicians/mechanics work on diesel engines in earthmoving products, on-highway trucks, and power generation products. We have opportunities for much more than engine work that still allows you to work with your hands and continue your education. Hydraulic hose, undercarriage, electric switchgear and loadbanks, and custom fabrication are some of the areas you can grow into as a Peterson technician/mechanic.

Engine Service Technician/Mechanic
Want to help maintain the largest rental power fleet this side of the Mississippi? Peterson Power Systems is known internationally for commercial and marine engine service!

Truck Service Technician/Mechanic
Join our truck team! Peterson is northern California’s authorized International trucks dealer and operates bumper-to-bumper truck service shops in three states! As a tech, you will run trucks on the dyno and use the latest computer software to diagnose problems, and then use your skills to perform repairs in the shop or out at the customer’s site. Through our continuous training programs, you can gain the knowledge you need to be able to repair all parts and systems of on-highway trucks.

Rental Services Technician/Mechanic
Same equipment, same tools, be there to support our rental fleet! The Cat Rental Store is the place for you to jump into this dynamic environment. Performing service and maintenance on backhoes, harvesters, mini excavators, boom lifts, compressors, and electric generators are just some of the things you can work on as a tech for The Cat Rental Store. In California, we are Cresco - The Cat Rental Store, and in Oregon and Washington, we are Peterson - The Cat Rental Store.

Technology
Give our customers innovative solutions with Trimble technology.

Training
Pass your knowledge on to the next generation of Peterson technicians/mechanics! Peterson is proud to operate Peterson University, a Caterpillar certified training facility and maintains a staff of full-time trainers.

 

Benefits

Call Randy Shelton, Recruiter

Call 866.990.4038


Medical

  • Two plans to choose from (depending on location)
  • Free Checkups
  • 24 hour doctor/nurse by telephone

Dental

  • In and out of network providers
  • Orthodontia coverage for children
  • Routine cleanings and xray at no charge

Flexible Spending Plan

  • Pre-tax deductions for your share of medical, dental & vision premiums
  • Set aside pre-tax money to pay for qualifying out-of-pocket medical costs
  • Set aside pre-tax money to par for qualifying day care expenses
  • Transportation expense savings account

401(k)

  • Tax-Deferred savings for retirement

Life & AD&D

  • Basic plan covered 100% by Peterson

Employee Assistance Plan

  • Provided by Peterson, 24/7 access to counselors

Vision

  • In and out of network providers

Peterson University

  • Caterpillar's Certified Regional Training Center
  • Five full time instructors
  • ASE Certifications
  • Acess to Caterpillar's Dealer Performance Center

Additional Benefits

  • Tool Insurance
  • Team building and company events
  • Rewards and recognition program
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Prescription safety glass reimbursement
  • Work boot Reimbursement

Travel Assistance

  • Provided by Peterson to help with travel emergencies

Careers

For more information, contact Randy Shelton, Lead Recruiter, at 866-990-4038.

At Peterson, our vision is to be our customers’ first choice. We provide a family-oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth, and professional achievement. We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and room to grow within the company. If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining the team!  

 

Video

Become a Peterson Cat Technician

Mike Rowe has been in the muck and has seen a lot of dirty jobs, so he knows a good company and a good job when he sees one. Hear from Mike about what it's like to be a Peterson Cat technician and how it can be a rewarding career for you.