Ransome CAT

Apprentice - Diesel Mechanic

1 week ago
Job Type
Heavy Equipment Sales & Service
Giles & Ransome

Company & Position Overview

Ransome is a family owned Caterpillar Dealer serving parts of Southeastern PA, Southern NJ and Northern DE.  Our significant investments in people, facilities and product support capabilities, combined with the world class manufacturing and support of Caterpillar, is the reason we remain the number one equipment distributor in the Tri-State area. Due to recent growth, we have an opening for an Apprentice Technician at our Hammonton NJ Location.


Graduate of Diesel Technical School Required. Experience with construction equipment or diesel truck repair can be considered in lieu of degree.

Responsibilities & Operational Functions

  • Assembly and disassembly of any and all components on large earthmoving equipment, including but not limited to hydraulic cylinders, hoses, lines, pumps and controls; diesel engines; undercarriage assemblies; transmissions and torque-converters; final drives; operators compartment and ROPS assemblies; buckets, blades, rippers and other ground engaging tools; wheels and brake assemblies; and equipment structural components. 
  • Machining and fabrication of steel components for earthmoving equipment using mechanics hand tools and power driven tools.
  • Perform diagnostic testing of mechanical systems to isolate potential problems.
  • Write up detailed service reports, look-up parts, and complete parts order requisitions and other related paperwork.
  • Operate forklift truck, overhead crane, power grinders, heavy-duty air tools, hydraulic torque multipliers, welding/cutting/burning tools and operate all types of heavy construction equipment sometimes in very tight spaces.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Recent graduate of a diesel technical school or 1-2 years of demonstrated experience repairing heavy construction equipment



Ransome is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


**We regret that we cannot contact every applicant personally due to the large volume of employment inquiries we receive. Only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. However, once you build a candidate profile we will retain your information for future opportunities. Please visit our website regularly to apply for available positions.**


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