Did you graduate in mechanics or in industrial electronics?  Are you resourceful and responsible?  Are you looking for a challenge?

We have the perfect playground for you!

Cat equipment is used almost everywhere – in building and road construction, in mining, to provide electricity, to transport and store merchandise.  Therefore Cat Technicians face many challenges in all kinds of different contexts.
We are very proud of our Apprenticeship Program created over 50 years ago, with its mission to ensure the next generation of Cat Equipment Specialized Technicians.  All our trainers are Cat trained and certified in order to provide quality training, on the cutting edge of technology.
Each year, we hire graduates and specifically train them on Cat products in order for them to become our Specialists, both in the field and in the shop.  It is a permanent, full-time position, which includes a full range of benefits.

Training Length Prerequisites
Heavy Equipment (mining, paving, construction, forestry) 10 months Postsecondary Degree in Heavy Equipment Mechanics
Trucks 10 months Postsecondary Degree in Diesel Technology
Material Handling Equipment (lift trucks) 10 months Postsecondary Degree in Light Vehicle/Auto Mechanics
Generators and Industrial Engines 10 months College Degree in Industrial Electronics Technology OR
Postsecondary Degree in Automated Systems Electromechanics

During the first year, the apprentice will follow a paid training, theoretical (30 %) and practical (70 %) in the shop and in the field, at the Hewitt Training Center in Pointe-Claire.  Afterwards, he/she will have the opportunity to work in a stimulating environment all the while having a steady job and access to continuous training.  Hewitt offers its technicians a multitude of career options including:
  • Shop Technician
  • Field Technician
  • Resident Technician
  • Team Supervisor or Foreman
  • Parts and Service Representative
  • Technical Communicator
  • Trainer 
*Please note that the Apprenticeship Program is only available in French.

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