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Western States Equipment Western States Tech Academy - Spokane, WA Campus in Spokane, Washington

Description WHY WESTERN STATES: Western State\'s culture is based on passion for our Vision, and VALUES. We are fiercely committed to SAFETY and sending every employee, safely home, every day. We strive for EXCELLENCE in all we do and are proud to be a \"play to win\" organization. We act with INTEGRITY in each and every decision we make. Our People and TEAMWORK drive a fun and engaging culture. We are ACCOUNTABLE as individuals and as an organization. PROGRAM DETAILS: The Western States CAT Technician Academy program includes 7 months of instructor-led classes and labs at the Western States Equipment campus in Meridian, ID and Spokane, WA. Students will learn about engine fundamentals, powertrains, machine hydraulics, fuel systems, electrical systems, transmissions and torque converters, undercarriages, final drives and more. Once the classroom requirements are complete, students will have a 2-month paid internship in a designated branch within the Western States territory. During the paid 2-month internship at WSECO, students will work under the guidance of experienced technicians and mentors and will apply their education in one of our state-of-the-art facilities. Upon successful completion of the Tech Academy, student interns will have the opportunity to join the WSECO team as full-time technicians. Student\'s Commitment to Safety Student actively cares, promotes, manages, and advocates safety at Western States. As a team member in the organization, it is critical to ensure all employees, students, and clients have a safe work environment while adhering to all applicable safety policies, procedures and standards. Students must maintain clean/clutter free work areas to ensure safe environments for all WSECO employees. Adheres to required personal protective equipment (PPE) as identified in safety policy. APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested applicants are required to complete the Western States online employment application. Once submitted, you will be contacted to discuss the program and necessary steps in the selection process. Successful candidates will receive written notification of their conditional acceptance into the program and will be required to complete the pre-employment screening prior to internship. All offers for internship or full-time employment are conditional upon a clear background and drug test screening, according to Western States\' background policy. PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS FOR INTERNSHIP: Ability to stand for long periods of time along with walking, sitting, repetitive climbing stairs, reaching (including but not limited to above-shoulder reaching), repetitive bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, leaning and twisting. Exposure to extreme temperatures and environment. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. in accordance with Western States\' Lifting Policy to include amount and approach. Must be able to meet all safety requirements for applicable safety policies. Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. It is not intended be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this classification. The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the