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Apprenticeship Program - Heavy Equipment Technician Jobs



Brandeis Machinery offers a robust apprenticeship program which combines on-the-job training with academic instruction for those repair technicians that are first entering the workforce or who have limited on the job experience with heavy equipment repair. Brandeis’ apprenticeship program is 24 months long and offers technicians the opportunity to be full time employees of Brandeis Machinery while gaining knowledge and building experience around our products and services. The classroom training portion of the program is provided at our state-of-the-art training facility at our corporate headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky.

For the first 18 months of the program, each month technicians will have 1 week of classroom training in Louisville, Kentucky (all expenses paid) and then 3 weeks of on-the-job training with an assigned mentor in the field at the technician’s home branch. The final 6 months of the program will focus on specific skills needed at technician’s home branch, which may include manufacturer training, specific heavy equipment brand training, or industry specific training.

All technicians are hired as full-time technical employees of Brandeis Machinery making them eligible for:

  • Full Benefits Package
  • Performance Based Pay Increases
  • Tool Purchase Program
  • Company Uniforms
  • Vacation Time Awarded Immediately Upon Hire
  • Paid Holidays and 401(k) Program with Company Match up to 5%
  • Training/Mentoring is provided by Brandeis Machinery Technical Training Staff, Manufacturers, Industry Experts and Experienced Technicians in the field

Mentoring the Future

Matthew Pierola and David Satterfield, Feb 2022

Meet Matt and David. Matt entered the Apprenticeship program in Jan 2021 after coming to Indiana from Florida. Matt has appreciated David, and the other shop technicians, on their willingness to help so he can succeed.

Hunter Hall and Al Morelock, Oct 2021

Let us introduce you to Hunter and Al. Hunter will be graduating from the Apprenticeship program this coming January and he has been able to rely on Al as he has learned the ropes. With his guidance, Hunter is ready to take on the challenges in the shop and field.