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CAT Service Graduate Trainee Application for Nigerians, 2024 | How to Apply


Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the 2024 Service Graduate Trainee programme at CAT. Details on the job description are as follows:

Reporting Line: Technical Training Supervisor

Location: Oregun, Lagos

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Summary of Responsibilities:

  • To learn the Caterpillar Service business and understand its practices.
  • Participate in a structured training programe incorporating classroom-based technical training and "on-the-job-training" based on the workshop or customer's machine work site referred to as "Field Service"/
  • Upon successful completion of the structured training period, take up a position as a Workshop, or Field Service-based Engineer within one of the service departments' branches. 


1. Participate in a structured training program in the classroom and workshop.
The performance will be up to standard when:
- Successful completion of a self-development programme within 18 months of appointment.
- Successful completion of non-technical programme.
- Successful completion of service department internal secondment in the following workshop areas as applicable: General bay, Engine bay, Hydraulic bay, Transmission bay, Electrical bay.
- Completion of a daily training diary which is to be signed by the trainees' mentor, then submitted to the training department monthly.
- Understand and adhere to company safety and workshop standard regulations at all times.
2. Liaison with your training mentor. Your performance will be deemed up to standard when daily contact between the trainee and mentor is maintained.
3. Upon completion of the structured training programme, the trainee will be able to accomplish the following:
- Disassemble and assemble any given Caterpillar product or component to Caterpillars standards without supervision.
- Use Caterpillar literature libraries, such as SIS, SIMSi, TMI, NPR, parts books, service manuals etc. effectively at all times.
- Read and interpret Caterpillar Hydraulic and Electrical schematics.
- Write technical service reports to Caterpillar standards.
- Write SIMS Reports to Caterpillar standards.
- Assist in the development of subordinates. 


  • HND or Bachelors in the Mechanical, Electrical or Agricultural Engineering discipline.
  • Some hands-on experience in a mechanical/electrical environment.
  • Computer literate. 


Friday, 28th June, 2024.

How to Apply for CAT Service Graduate Trainee Programme

APPLICATION LINK: All applications are to be submitted to using the job title SERVICE GRADUATE TRAINEE as the subject.


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